Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology
The activities at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) are focused on research and teaching in the subjects of infection biology, cell and tumor biology and immunology. The department has 30 research groups, about 60 doctoral students and in total 263 employees.
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Researchers and research groups at MTC
All researchers and research groups at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, in areas such as immunology, infection biology and cell tumor biology.
Current articles to which researchers at MTC have contributed and that have been published in top-ranked journals.
Postdocs at MTC
We encourage talented Post Docs with a passion for science to join us.
Interested in Doctoral Education at MTC?
MTC welcomes excellent and highly motivated postgraduate students interested in our research areas.
Meet some of our researchers
Jan Albert: “HIV is an infectious disease like any other”
Emma Fransson: What role does bacteria play in a delivery?
Akira Kaneko's dream: the eradication of malaria
The hunt for antibodies against the coronavirus
Researchers around the world are working hard to find solutions to the coronavirus crisis. Gerald McInerney, Associate Professor of Virology at KI, focuses on developing antibodies that can block the virus’ ability to infect cells.
Solving really cold cases
An iceman, an ice valley woman and three polar travellers. What happened to them? Meet the scientists who fokuse on medical mysteries and solve the really cold cases.
Three researchers – one step ahead
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