Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Svärd lab

Gastrointestinal (GI) parasites, worms and protozoa, infects right now over 1 billion people and also most of our pets. Parasites can also infect fish. We study some of these intestinal parasites: Giardia intestinalis, Giardia muris,  Spironucleus salmonicida and Spironucleus vortens.

Read more in our popular science presentation or go directly to our ongoing research.