The research focus at the Department of Immunotechnology is technological and bioinformatic approaches for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for diseases such as cancer, allergy, autoimmunity and neurobiology. The Department harbours CREATE Health - a Strategic Centre for Translational Cancer Research that also manages the interdisciplinary MAD for Cancer program, the Service Centre SCIBLU - Swegene Centre for Integrative Biology at Lund University, and U-READ - Unit for Rapid Engineered Antibody Development. Since 2016, U-READ is also part of the SciLifeLab platform for Drug Discovery and Development. Several different courses are offered at the department in the field of immunotechnology and protein technology at both undergraduate and graduate student levels. Professor Sara Ek is Head of the Department totally consisting of about 45 researchers and technical staff.
Sara Ek is Head of the Department totally consisting of about 45 researchers.