Swedish Society for Virology

About the society

Interest of the society

The Swedish Society for Virology was founded in 2009 to provide a forum for all interested in virology, including clinical, pre-clinical, environmental, veterinary, plant and/or microbial (phage) virology. The aim of the Society is to promote the exchange of information and stimulate discussion and collaboration among scientists active in all aspects of virology.

SSV Membership

Being a member is very simple: just register and participate in the next Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, and you are automatically a member for the next three years, free of charge. If you for any reason do no longer want to be a member, please contact the webmaster. Being a member means that you may occassionally recieve emails about open positions, upcoming meetings, travel grants and/or other virology related issues.

Partnership and Affiliations

The Swedish Society for Virology (SSV) is Corporate Member of the European Society for Virology (ESV) and partner of the World Society for Virology.


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Board members

Ali Mirazimi

Professor (adjunct)

Dept Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Unit of Clinical Microbiology, 171 77 Stockholm

National Veterinary Institute, 751 89 Uppsala

+46-70-367 25 73Send email

Linn Persson Berg


Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Gothenburg, Clinical Microbiology

Sahlgrenska University Hospital,
402 34 Göteborg

+46-76 140 78 66Send email

Johan Nordgren

Docent (Ass Prof)

Div Molecular Medicine and Virology, Dept Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Building 420, Entrance 68, Campus US

Linköping University
581 83 Linköping

+46 13 28 27 70Send email

Marianne Jansson


Div Medical Microbiology, Dept Laboratory Medicine,

Lund University
BMC Sölvegatan 19, 221 84 Lund

+46 46 222 1770Send email

Kristina Nyström

Docent (Ass Prof)

Klinisk Mikrobiologi

Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset

+46 735 054093Send email

Emmi Andersson

PhD, Senior Consultant (Överläkare)

The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten)

Nobels väg 18, 171 65 Solna

+46-10-205 25 88Send email

Åke Lundkvist


Zoonosis Science Center, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology

Uppsala University
752 37 Uppsala

+4618-471 4555Send email

Magnus Evander


Dept Clinical Microbiology

Umeå University
901 85 Umeå

+46 76 8007078Send email

Kristina Broliden

Board's election committe chair

Dept Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet
Karolinska University Hospital CMM
171 76 Stockholm

+46 852481571Send email

Smögen Virology Meeting Planning committee

Kristina Nyström, chair
Simon Larsson
Johan Nordgren
Sigvard Olofsson

Pandemifonden Secretary General

Niklas Arnberg
Dept Clinical Microbiology
Umeå University, 90185 Umeå
+46 70-548 84 40Send email