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Staff at the Department of Clinical Microbiology


Ahmed Osama Ahmed Hassan

I am Associate Professor of One Health. I am studying and teaching infectious diseases at the human, animal and their shared environment interface.

Anders Johansson

Anders is a lecturer in infectious diseases and senior consultant in infectious diseases and infection control. He is the R&D Head at the Clinic for infectious diseases, Umeå, Sweden.

Anders Lindgren
Anders Olofsson

Amyloid Fibrils and Cytotoxic Oligomers

Anders Sjöstedt

I am a clinical laboratory chief physician and professor at the University.  I have extensive research experience in infectious diseases, bacterial virulence factors, and host-parasite interactions.

Andy Dernstedt
Annasara Lenman
Athar Alam
Britta Willman
Carin Årdahl
Chloé Jacquet
Clas Ahlm
Constantin Urban

I explore innate immune responses against microbial pathogens. Our team aims to exploit new immunological insight to develop new diagnostic tools and antimicrobial therapies.

Dario Conca
Ebba Rosendal
Emelie Backman

My research is on host-pathogen interactions under hypoxic conditions and neutrophil responses in COVID-19.

Emma Honkala
Emma Nilsson
Emma Renman
Fouzia Bano
Fredrik Elgh

My research is about the herpes virus and its role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Freja Fagerholm
Frida Söderlund Sundling
Hanna Jerndal
Helena Lindgren
Hudson Pace
Igor Golovlev
Ingrid Söderbergh

I am a Research Communications Officer at the Faculty of Science and Technology and at the Industrial Doctoral School at Umeå university. Contact me if you have press questions.

Jan Olsson
Janne Tynell
Jasmin Nazemroaya Sedeh
Jeanette Bröms
Jenny Gardfjäll
Johan Normark

I´m an infectious diseases clinician and associate professor at the university. My research experience is in host immunological and metabolomic responses to acute infections and vaccination.

Julia Wigren Byström
Katarina Danskog
Kerstin Seier
Kjell Eneslätt
Konrad Thorsteinsson

PhD student in the research group of Marta Bally. My focus is using membrane mimics as models for cellular plasma membranes, to study virus-membrane interactions.

Kwon Yongdae
Lars Frängsmyr
Laura Carroll
Lena Lindgren
Lena Richardt

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Lifeng Liu
Linnea Vikström
Magnus Evander

I am a professor of virology and research mainly on zoonotic viruses and work with studying how they infect and develop antiviral drugs

Maj Järner
Maja Ingo
Maria Brohlin
Marie Lindgren
Marie Peters
Marie-Louise Hammarström

I am Senior Professor and Principal Investigator for a a national multicenter study on biomarkers in colorectal cancer predicting risk for recurrence after curative surgery, the COLONODE-study.

Marta Bally
Mattias Forsell

We characterize how human B cells in circulation and tissues are affected by underlying disease.

Md. Koushikul Islam
Micael Widerström

Micael is a lecturer in infectious diseases and senior consultant physician. He is County Medical Officer, Department for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention in Jämtland Härjedalen, Sweden.

Mikaela Lagerqvist
Miriam Becker
Monika Kopeckova
Mårten Strand
Niklas Arnberg

Virus-host cell interactions: implications for tropism, treatment, and targeting

Nitesh Mistry
Olena Rzhepishevska

Researcher/engineer in metabolomics and infections

WP leader INNOVA4TB project:
Work & Health project; TB, HIV, hep C in work migrants
Erasmus +

Olga Nagaeva
Olivia Wesula Luande

My research focuses on the virus-mosquito and mosquito-host interactions. Now, I have my own research group and I am passionate about research, teaching and mentorship.

Pravin Kumar
Qian Zhang
Remigius Gröning
Richard Lindqvist
Samuel Skoluda
Sandra Arvidsson
Sanduni Jayakodi
Sarita Nordström
Sebastian Kalucza
Sofie Degerman
Stefanie Willekens
Troy Ball
Urban Hellman

My research interest is the metabolism of hyaluronan in inflammation and tissue growth.

Vincent Rusanganwa
Yara Abidine
Ylwa Wirtala
Åsa Gylfe

I am researching to find small molecules that can be developed into new drugs against infections. Specifically, I focus on molecules that have an effect on chlamydia bacteria.