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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 15 April 2021)


Department of Clinical Microbiology


Ahmed Osama Ahmed Hassan
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 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
Anna Överby Wernstedt
Annasara Lenman
Anne Israelsson
Annika Allard
Athar Alam
Britta Willman
Cecilia Springer Engdahl
Chloé Jacquet
Clas Ahlm
Ebba Rosendal
Emelie Backman

Host-pathogen interactions under hypoxic conditions and neutrophil responses in COVID-19.

Emma Honkala
Emma Nilsson
Emma Renman
Fredrik Elgh
Gisa Gerold

Virus entry into cells: host protein networks guiding virus infection and how we can block them

Helena Lindgren
Hudson Pace
Igor Golovlev
Jan Olsson
Johan Normark
Katarina Danskog
Kjell Eneslätt
Kwon Yongdae
Lars Frängsmyr
Lena Hallström-Nylen
Lena Lindgren
Lena Richardt
Lifeng Liu
Lisa Pettersson
Maj Järner
Maja Ingo
Maria Brohlin
Maria Hedberg
Marie Lindgren
Marie Peters
Marta Bally
Mattias Forsell
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.

Miriam Becker
Mårten Strand
Nasibeh Mohammadi
Niklas Arnberg

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

Nitesh Mistry
Nunya Chotiwan
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
Osvaldo Fonseca

I do research on weather and climate change impacts on human health


Rajender Kumar
Remigius Gröning
Richard Lindqvist
Sarita Nordström
Sofie Degerman
Stefanie Willekens
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.