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Department of Virology

tehostekuvaThe Department of Virology conducts pure and applied research, especially on the molecular biology and immunology of chlamydia infections and certain viral infections as well as their pathogenic mechanisms. The Department is also developing new diagnostics for viral diseases in addition to studying viral disease epidemiology at the population and molecular levels.

We provide basic instruction in virology for medical and dental students, as well as translational medicine studies for Master's degree students. The department also organises postgraduate research training for specialising medical doctors as well as doctoral students.