MIMS

The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden

MIMS is the Swedish partner in the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

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Mingle during the Umeå Infection Symposium 2023 in Brashörnan at Umeå University.

Umeå Infection Symposium 2024

We cordially invite you to attend the Umeå Infection Symposium on 27 August 2024. Get inspired by the invited keynote speaker and learn about novel research approaches and directions at Umeå University.
Register now! Deadline: 14 August 2024


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Oliver Billker
Professor vid Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Enhet: Grupp Oliver Billker
Anknuten som forskare till Molekylär Infektionsmedicin, Sverige (MIMS)
Roll: Föreståndare

The fight against malaria requires deeper knowledge of the parasite's life cycle

To combat malaria, knowledge of the parasite that causes the disease is crucial. Oliver Billker’s quest to decode its complex biology began as a student in Berlin and led him to Umeå. “I was absolutely amazed that we had no understanding at the molecular level of the lifecycles of parasites, although they kill so many people every year,” he says.

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Patient care

Call 2024 - MIMS Clinical Research Fellowship

Call 2024 - MIMS Clinical Research Fellowship

Develop a research programme in the broad area of infection medicine in collaboration with a basic researcher.

Nordic EMBL Partnership design element

MIMS is the Swedish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

MIMS is the Swedish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

Nordic EMBL Partnership, a major strategic player in Europe’s molecular understanding of disease mechanisms

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022 cover

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022

The MIMS Annual Report for 2021-2022 is now published online

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Research Areas

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Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

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