Division of Clinical Microbiology

The division of Clinical Microbiology pursues innovative multidisciplinary research in infectious diseases and contributes translational knowledge to the development of novel diagnostics and therapeutic interventions.

The research spans from molecular virology, virus-cell interactions and the understanding of individual viral genes and proteins, to the effects these have on the infected patient. Within bacteriology, the effects of antibiotics on the gut microbiota are studied as well as the interaction between bacteria and protozoes. Medical and dental students are educated in basal and clinical microbiology. In addition, courses in general and molecular microbiology are given for students in biomedical laboratory science, nursing, and dental hygienists as well as in molecular cell biology.

Research groups

Ali Mirazimi research group

Anna Karlsson research group

Annika Karlsson research group

Katarina Le Blanc research group

Anders Sönnerborg research group

Christian Giske research group

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The Virus and Hepatitis research Group

The Systems Virology Lab – Ujjwal Neogi

Division head

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Christian G. Giske

Professor/Senior Physician

Division coordinator

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141 52 Huddinge



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