Medical Microbiology and Immunology

​The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is mainly located on the 3rd floor of the Micro Building (Kiinamyllynkatu 13).

In addition, Cell Traffic Laboratory, which belongs to the Centres of Excellence in Research of Academy of Finland, and Immunogenetics Laboratory are at MediCity (Tykistökatu 6A). and Immunogenetics Laboratory are at MediCity (Tykistökatu 6A).
Teaching and research are the main activities of the Department. We provide teaching in bacteriology and immunology for Master’s level and doctoral level students in Medicine, Dentistry and Health Biosciences and post graduate and specialist training in the field of clinical microbiology.

Our research groups belong to Program for Infection Biology and Infectious Diseases  (PIBID) which is one of six research programs selected to join BioCity Turku.

All our graduate students belong to one of the five doctoral programmes on the Faculty of Medicine  for example to Turku Doctoral Programme of Molecular Medicine (TuDMM) or to Doctoral Programme of Clinical Investigation (CLIDP).
The doctoral programmes are part of the Turku University Graduate School (UTUGS).

The Department also works in close collaboration with Tyks-Sapa Clinical Mircrobiology and Genetics which provides laboratory services in clinical microbiology for health care providers in Finland.

We are involved in organizing seminar series:
MIKRO Seminars of Infection Biology and Infectious Diseases 


 Contact Information


Mikro 3rd floor

Kiinamyllynkatu 13
20520 Turku
Tel: +358 2 333 7400