Seminars to the course: ‘Current topics in infection biology’

Published 2017-06-13 11:00. Updated 2017-09-07 15:33

CIM seminars autumn 2017: On Wednesdays at 13.00, starting from August 23, we will have seminars from an excellent list of speakers representing different areas of research.

Please, see the preliminary programme for details. For students registered to the course ‘Current topics in infection biology’, we will offer meet-the speakers-sessions after each seminar. Interested researchers can also contact Jakob Michaelsson or Susanna Brighenti at CIM if they like to have a separate meeting with any of the speakers.

Current topics in infection biology

SEMINARS       
Aug 23 Professor Adrian Martineau

Blizard Institute, London, UK

“Vitamin D as treatment of respiratory tract infections”

Sept 6             Professor Karin Loré Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

“Studies on vaccine-induced immune responses”

Sept 13 Professor Renato Santana Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Zika virus infection and microcephaly”

Sept 27 Professor Lena Claesson-Welch Uppsala University, Sweden

“Regulation of angiogenesis in cancer development”
Cancer researcher of the year, 2017!

Okt 4 Professor Miles Carroll Public Health England, London, UK

“Ebola outbreaks and development of new treatment options”

Okt 12

Professor Miguel Lopez-Botet

Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM), Barcelona.

“Role of the CD94/NKG2C receptor in the development of the adaptive NK cell response to human CMV”

Okt 18            Associate professor Cecilia Johansson Imperial College London, UK

“Immunopathogenesis of respiratory tract infections”

Okt 25 Professor Ann-Beth Jonsson

Stockholm University, Sweden

“Interaction and competition between bacterial species at epithelial surfaces”

Nov 8 Associate professor, Chiara Romagnani

Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum, Berlin, Germany

“Regulation of human ILCs”

Nov 15 Professor Antonio Barragan Stockholm University, Sweden

“Host-cell interactions and immune evasion strategies in Toxoplamsa gondii infection”

Nov 29 Professor Vivi Malmström, 

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

“Importance and contribution of B and T cell subsets in inflammatory rheumatic
diseases”

Dec 6 Associate professor Liv Eidsmo Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

“Tissue-resident CD8 T cells in inflammatory skin disorders”

Dec 14 Assistant professor Samir El‐Andaloussi, 
 
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and
University of Oxford, UK

“Exosome‐based vehicles for drug delivery and interference of gene expression
using novel oligonucleotide‐based drugs”