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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

The Överby lab is focusing on different aspects of tick-borne encephalitis virus from molecular virology and h...

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.

News

“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.

Upcoming events

RCC - A resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care
Today
19
Oct
RCC - A resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care
Time Today 13:00 - 14:00 Today 13:00 - 14:00
Place Alicante, Building 5B, floor 3, NUS

Seminar. Regional cancer centres; a resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care

Cryo-EM sample preparation and data collection course
Wed
20
Oct
Cryo-EM sample preparation and data collection course
Time 20 October at 09:00 until 22 October at 16:00 20 October at 09:00 until 22 October at 16:00
Place UCEM and Chemical Biological Centre (KBC) Building

Course. This course will cover practical aspects of cryo-EM sample preparation and data acquisition.

Support for EU-financed Life Science projects 
Wed
20
Oct
Support for EU-financed Life Science projects 
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom

Seminar. How can we develop and strengthen support structures to, for example, find partners and initiate Life Science projects funded by the EU?

Pubmed in one hour
Thu
21
Oct
Pubmed in one hour
Time 14:00 - 15:00 21 October 14:00 - 15:00
Place Zoom

Course. Do you want to get started with searching Pubmed? During this course you will learn the basics of how to use Pubmed.

Attila Simko - Midterm seminar
Fri
22
Oct
Attila Simko - Midterm seminar
Time 09:00 - 10:00 22 October 09:00 - 10:00
Place Bärnstenssalen-NUS, ZOOM

Seminar. Generalization-focused machine learning in medical imaging.