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Viruses - an invisible but ubiquitous part of our lives

Virology in Umeå is concerned with every aspect of viruses: how they are built up, how they replicate, how they cause disease and whether they can be reprogrammed to defeat diseases such as cancer. Umeå virologists are present at several departments on campus and are happily collaborating with the larger life science community in Umeå and worldwide.

Viruses exist in every corner of our planet and every part of its ecosystems. They are there in every aspect of human life. There are some viruses that we carry with us our entire lives if infected, such as herpesviruses and HIV. And others have infected us, replicated, spread to other humans and been defeated by our immune systems within days or weeks. New viruses are discovered all the time.

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Aiming to outsmart the TBE virus

The purpose of Anna Överby Wernstedt`s research is finding methods to stop the TBE virus before it spreads.

Research projects

Katarina Olofsson
Upper airway virus - driver or passenger on the journey to chronic infection can we protect ourselves? We study the upper airway respiratory mucosa...
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Clas Ahlm
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Johan Trygg - Chemometrics Lab
Our research focus on advanced data analytics in life science and use modern data science and engineering tools to develop computational models to...
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Anders Johansson Lab
Anders Johansson's research group works with infection epidemiology - to track infection and understand how bacteria and viruses are spread.
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Mikael Elofsson lab
Using a chemistry based multidisciplinary approach we explore various aspects of bacterial virulence.
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Uwe Sauer Lab
Text is coming. Be patient
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Johan Normark lab
Our research is about host immunological and metabolomic responses to acute infections and vaccination.
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Joacim Rocklöv Lab
The group researches what drives the growth and spread of infectious diseases globally.
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Åsa Gylfe Lab
We research about novel antibacterial strategies for treatment of Chlamydia.
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Niklas Arnberg Lab
The overall purpose of our research is to identify molecules and mechanisms that viruses need to bind to and enter host cells. This is of importanc...
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Ya-Fang Mei Lab
Our research group studies novel oncolytic adenovirus 11p vectors in the treatment of human solid tumors.
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Dan Hultmark Lab
Drosophila cellular innate immunity, and mechanisms of persistent viral infections.
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Josefsson prostate cancer group
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Mattias Forsell Lab
We characterize how human B cells in circulation and tissues are affected by underlying disease.
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Anne-Marie Fors Connolly Lab
Puumala Orthohantavirus causes Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), in Sweden known as “Sorkfeber”. The disease is characterized by low...
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Fredrik Elgh Lab
The group's research is about the herpes virus and its role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
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Anna Överby Wernstedt lab
The Överby lab is focusing on different aspects of tick-borne encephalitis virus from molecular virology and host pathogen interactions to...
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Magnus Evander Lab
We study viruses that are transmitted from animals or mosquitoes. Also, we develop antiviral drugs.
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Gisa Gerold Lab
Our group studies how virus entry into cells: host protein networks guiding virus infection and how we can block them
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Richard Lundmark Lab
The research group studies membrane sculpting machineries.
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Jürgen Schleucher Lab
We have a biophysical approach to study both proteins and nucleic acids and tree rings in relation to climate change.
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Lars-Anders Carlson Lab
Our group studies structure and mechanism of viral replication complexes.
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