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Curriculum Vitae Niklas Arnberg

Present Position:  Professor and affiliated Group Leader at the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden MIMS, within the Nordic EMBL partnership. Placed at the Division of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University.

Previous Positions:
- Associate Professor (Universitetslektor) 2010-02-01 - 2011-06-14. Division of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University.
- Assistant Professor (forskarassistent) 2004-2008. Division of Virology. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University. Obtained in competition from the Swedish Research Council (Medicine).
- Substituting Associate Professor (vikarierande Universitetslektorlektor). 2002-01-01 – 2002-06-15 (50%), and 2005-08-01 – 2005-12-31 (35%). Division of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University.
- Post-doc: 2002-03-01- 2005-03-31. Division of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University. Obtained in competition from: the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) and the Medical Faculty, Umeå University.

Degrees/Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree: 1996. Discipline: Molecular Biology.
Doctoral Degree (PhD):  2001. Discipline: Virology.
Title of thesis: Sialic acid as an adenovirus receptor: implications for tropism and treatment. Supervisor: Professor Göran Wadell.
Associate Professor Degree (Docent): 2006.

Main Supervision of PhD students: 
Completed:
- Emma Nilsson, 2011 (Maternal leave: 2009-01 – 2009-10)
- Marko Marttila, 2007
- Cecilia Nyberg (former Johansson) 2009

Ongoing:
- Mari Jonsson (MS). Maternal leave: 2008-07 – 2009-04. Thesis defence: spring 2012
- Urban Kumlin (MD, Senior consultant). Thesis defence: fall 2012
- Annasara Lenman (MS). Maternal leave: 2009-01 – 2009-10. Thesis defence: fall 2012
- Carin Wibom (MS). Maternal leave: 2009-09 – 2010-08. Thesis defence: spring 2013
- Sharvani Munender Vodnala (MS). Thesis defence: 2014
- Rickard Storm (MS). Thesis defence: 2014

Main Supervision of Post docs: 
Completed:
- Susanne Johansson (2008-2009). Maternal leave: 2009-04 – 2009-12.
- Hirotoshi Inoue (2009-2010)

Ongoing:
- Nitesh Mistry (2008-)
- Emma Nilsson (2011-)
- Yongmei Li (2011-)

Fellowships and Honours:
Fellowships:
- 2004: Fellowship (Ass. Prof.) from the Swedish Research Council (M; 2005-2008).
- 2003: Fellowship from the Swedish Society for Medical Research (2003-2004).

Honours (awarded without applying):
- 2009: Eric K. Fernström’s award "to a younger, especially promising and successful scientist”, the Medical Faculty, Umeå University.
- 2007: Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet’s award “to a younger scientist at the Medical Faculty, Umeå University”.

2008-2013: Future's Research Leader from the Foundation for Strategic Research ("Framtidens Forskningsledare, Stiftelsen för Strategisk Forskning 8.5 million SEK .

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