Magnus Lundgren

researcher at Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology

Email:
magnus.lundgren[AT-sign]icm.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 4595
Visiting address:
Husargatan 3
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 596
751 24 Uppsala

researcher at Department of Organismal Biology, Human Evolution

Email:
magnus.lundgren[AT-sign]ebc.uu.se
Visiting address:
Evolutionsbiologiskt Centrum EBC
Norbyvägen 18 A
Postal address:
Norbyvägen 18 A
752 36 Uppsala

Short presentation

The goal of my research is the understanding of the immune system recently discovered in bacteria and archaea, and exploring new applications of the system. The CRISPR system provide adaptive and heritable resistance to virus infection, which mean that cells can acquire resistance to viruses they were previously sensitive to, and that the resistance is passed on to the cells progeny.

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