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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

Virus-membrane interactions.


“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

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

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine lead parts of research that form the basis for the observatory's work.