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Infection Biology

This course gives a deeper understanding of the processes during microbial infection.

The course covers microbe-host interactions, induction of host cell responses, intracellular survival, immune evasion mechanisms, antibiotic resistance and alternative treatments of infections. Microbial infection is a important global problem that increases over time due to multi-resistance to antibiotics.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    The education consists of lectures, laboratory exercises, submitted work and seminars. Participation in seminars, laboratory exercises and group education associated with this is compulsory.

    Learning outcomes

    A list of the learning outcomes can be found in the syllabus. Please find the link to the syllabus on the right side of this page.

    Assessment

    Measurement of knowledge takes place through written and oral presentations as well as a written examination.

    Examiner

    Johan Ankarklev

    E-mail: johan.ankarklev@su.se

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    No mandatory course book.

  • Contact

    Student office
    Study counsellor (advanced level)