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Department of Clinical Microbiology

The Department of Clinical Microbiology conducts research and education in the areas of host microbial interactions, pathogenic properties of microbes, and immune system mechanisms. Within the department there is a stimulating and creative environment for research and education. Within the department, there are two sections: The section of Infection and Immunology and The section of Virology.

Ongoing Covid-research

Anna Överby Wernstedt lab

The Överby lab is focusing on different aspects of tick-borne encephalitis virus.

Niklas Arnberg Lab

We are doing research about the molecules and mechanisms that viruses need to bind to and enter our cells.

Marta Bally Lab

Our group studies virus-membrane interactions.


“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
Published: 2020-09-15

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

10 million SEK in strategic funding to Mirai
Published: 2024-06-24

Researchers from Sweden and Japan will work in interdisciplinary teams focusing on global challenges.

15 million SEK to research infrastructure for future challenges
Published: 2022-08-01

Linda Sandblad, appointed Research Infrastructure Fellows by the Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF.