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MIMS Mini-Symposium Fall 2018

Welcome to the MIMS  Mini-Symposium in Molecular Infection Medicine Fall 2018!

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 9:00 - 12:00
Venue: Lecture hall E04, Biomedicine Building, Norrland University Hospital, Unod R1 (map for download here)

Microenvironment in the homeostasis of epithelial transition zones: the hot spots of infection and cancer
Cindrilla Chumduri
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, and Department of
Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Dissecting gene regulatory networks: A case of T helper cells
Johan Henriksson
EMBL-EBI and Gene expression genomics, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

10:00 Coffee break

Dissection of the type I toxin/antitoxin system TisB/IstRI in Escherichia coli
Cédric Romilly
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (ICM), Uppsala University, Sweden

Dietary modulation of the gut microbiota affects mucosal barrier function 
Björn Ole Schröder
Institute of Medicine - Wallenberg Laboratory, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Persistence and resistance strategies by Gram-positive bacteria in severe necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections
Nikolai Siemens
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes, Department of Molecular Genetics and Infection Biology, University of Greifswald, Germany

12:00 End of the symposium

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Emmanuelle Charpentier took the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle has been awarded jointly with Jennifer Doudna the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the groundbreaking CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She is a former group leader at MIMS, honorary doctor at Umeå University and former visiting professor at UCMR.

Movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
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Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
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