Welcome to Department of Immunology


Department head: Professor Johanna Olweus
Biomedical laboratory scientist/management: Ranjan Chrisanthar
Administrative consultant: Anne Uhnger

Department of Immunology houses four research units:

  • Immunotherapy and Antigen presentation, headed by professor Johanna Olweus
  • Lymphomas and Lymphocyte biology, headed by professor Erlend B. Smeland
  • Immunomodulation and Targeted Therapies, headed by professor Mouldy Sioud
  • Natural Killer Cell Biology and Cell Therapy, headed by professor Karl-Johan Malmberg

The group leaders are affiliated with the departments of Molecular Biosciences and Pharmacy at the University of Oslo, where they lecture at undergraduate and graduate courses. Supervision of graduate students and doctoral candidates takes place at the Department of Immunology. Several foreign research fellows and visiting scientists are also associated with the research teams.

Immunotherapy and Antigen presentation Lymphomas &
Lymphocyte biology
Immunomodulation and Targeted TherapiesNatural Killer Cell Biology and Cell Therapy

Johanna Olweus
Department head
Erlend B. SmelandMouldy SioudKarl-Johan Malmberg

Gustav Gaudernack led the group Immunotherapy until he retired in December 2010.

Contact information:
Department of Immunology, Institute for Cancer Research
Oslo University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
Phone: +47 22 78 13 23 (Dept. secretary), +47 22 93 40 00 (switchboard),
Fax +47 22 78 13 24
Send mail to dept. secretary