Research group for Infection and Microbiology

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Courses and supervision at the Research group for Tropical Infectious Diseases

Annually post graduate courses of one week duration, in tropical infectious diseases and in parasitology is mandatory for the specialisation in infectious diseases and microbiology. A two weeks course in tropical infectious diseases in collaboration with Christian Medical College, Vellore, India is held annually.

An elective two weeks course in tropical infectious diseases for medical students at UiB in 2019 is availible.

The research group for Tropical Infectious Diseases also supervises both reseach track students (forskerlinje), masters and doctoral students, see below for a list of previous students and thesis topics since 2014.

Completed PhD theses

Falciparum malaria and HIV-1 in adult in-patients in Maputo, Mozambique. Åse Berg (2015)

Diagnosing pediatric malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Gro Strøm (2014)

Viral diarrhea in children under two years of age in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Sabrina Moyo (2014)

Completed Masters theses

Purification, characterization of proteins involved in metronidazole resistance in Giardia. Tirill Øyvor Pedersen (2018)

Expression of, and antibody responses against, Giardia proteins a1g and CWP2. Marvin Fisher (Erasmus program student, 2018)

ELISA-basert deteksjon av biomarkørar i serumprøver ved Giardia-indusert kronisk utmattingssyndrom og funksjonelle gastrointestinale lidingar. Maren Anita Aaland (2017)

Characterization of human T cell responses against Giardia lamblia. Christina Skår Saghaug (2014)

Reseach track students

Humoral immune response to Giardia. Torunn Hjøllo (2018)

Antigentic targets for a Giardia vaccine. Matej Radunovic (2017)