CLINF researchers

Research team leaders:

  • Ann AlbihnAnn Albihn is a veterinary at the Swedish National Veterinary Institute who contributes to CLINF with her knowledge regarding Northern animal infectious diseases. Ann is a member of the CLINF coordinative team, where she represents the animal side of climate sensitive infections. Ann also holds the key to CLINF DNA laboratory resources.
  • Christer BjörkmanChrister Björkman is an ecologist at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding habitual demands of the vector and reservoir organisms that may carry and transmit climate sensitive infections.
  • Georgia (Gia) DestouniGeorgia (Gia) Destouni is a hydrologist at Stockholm University, Sweden, who contributes to CLINF with her knowledge regarding how to model and project future scenarios of hydro-climatic change and its effects on the migration pathways of climate sensitive infections.
  • Birgitta EvengårdBirgitta Evengård is a chief physician at Umeå University, Sweden, who contributes to CLINF with her knowledge regarding Northern human infectious diseases. Birgitta is a member of the CLINF coordinative team, where she represents the human side of climate sensitive infectious diseases. Birgitta is also one of the original initiators of CLINF, and the leader of CLINF work-package 1.
  • Grete HovelsrudGrete Hovelsrud is a social anthropologist at Nord University, Norway, who contributes to CLINF with her knowledge regarding climate-change effects on Northern societies. Grete is the leader of CLINF work-package 4, and provides an integrative interface between CLINF science and Northern societies.
  • Anders KochAnders Koch is an epidemiologist at Statens Serum Institute, Denmark, who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding the epidemiology of Northern human infectious diseases, with a particular focus on Greenland. Anders also holds the key to CLINF sera laboratory resources.
  • Natalia KukarenkoNatalia Kukarenko is a philosopher at the Northern Federal University of Archangelsk, Russia, who contributes to CLINF with her knowledge regarding indirect climate-change effects such as gender, migration, multiculturalism, and ethics.
  • Juha LemmetyinenJuha Lemmetyinen is an engineer at the Finnish Meteorological Institute who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding remote sensing technologies and the associated data products.
  • Shaun QueganShaun Quegan is a mathematician and Earth modeller at the University of Sheffield, UK, who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding how to model and project climate-change effects on Northern landscape characteristics. Shaun is one of the original inspirers of CLINF, and the leader of CLINF work-package 2.
  • Jan Åge RisethJan Åge Riseth is a natural resources economist at the Northern Research Institute, Norway, who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding how to bilaterally and equally integrate local traditional knowledge with CLINF science. Jan Åge is the leader of CLINF work-package 5.
  • Anders SjöstedtAnders Sjöstedt is a chief physician at Umeå University, Sweden, who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding the details of Tularaemia as a typical case of climate sensitive infections.
  • Tomas ThierfelderTomas Thierfelder is a biometrician and Earth scientist at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. He contributes to CLINF with his knowledge in interdisciplinary synthesis and systems integration. Tomas is one of the three coordinators and original initiators of CLINF. He leads work packages 3 and 6 and represents the methodological integration.
  • Nikolay TokarevichNikolay Tokarevich is a chief physician at the Pasteur Institute of St. Petersburg, Russia, who contributes to CLINF with his knowledge regarding the epidemiology of climate sensitive infectious diseases in Russia. Nikolay also holds the key to important CLINF sera laboratory Resources.

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