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MIMS mini-symposium: Welcome the new MIMS Clinical Research Fellows in Umeå on 28 May!

MIMS mini-symposium
The MIMS Clinical Research Fellows, who were recently recruited from all over Sweden, will visit MIMS and Umeå University on 27-28 May 2013.
MIMS is organizing a mini-symposium to introduce the Clinical Research Fellows to the MIMS/UCMR environment.
Interested people and guests are warmly welcome!
28 May 2013
Place: Betula salen, building 6M, Norrland University Hospital Area



New Senior Group Leaders at MIMS:

Maria Fällman, professor, Department of Molecular Biology:
Bacteria-Host interplay in gastrointestinal infections

Sun Nyunt Wai,
professor, Department of Molecular Biology:
Secretion of proteins via the type zero and type six routes of Vibrio cholerae

9:15 Research Projects of the MIMS Clinical Research Fellows
  10 min talk + 5 min questions each
  Peter Bergman
Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
Vitamin D and human immunity - experimental and clinical studies

Arvid Edén
Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
Central nervous system viral "escape" and neuronal damage in HIV-1 infection
9:45 Coffee break
10:15 Åsa Gylfe
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Norrland University Hospital, Umeå University
Strategies against antibiotic resistant bacterial infections: novel antibacterial compounds and rapid diagnosis with infection specific metabolites

Anders Johansson
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Norrland's University Hospital, Umeå University:
Molecular epidemiology and infection metabolomics

Josef Järhult
Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital
Antimicrobial resistance in a One Health perspective

Fredrik Kahn
Department of Clinical Sciences, Infection Medicine, University of Lund Bacterial manipulation of host defence systems in sepsis

Sofia Nyström
Molecular Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University Hospital
Immunomodulatory effects exerted by HIV-1 on dendritic cells and the induction of regulatory suppressor T cells
 11.30  Lunch


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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