Johanna U Ericson (Fil.dr.) is Vice-dean Research at the Faculty of Health Sciences. She is professor in Microbiology at the Department of Medical Biology, Researchgroup Host-Microbe Interaction (HMI). Her research concerns determinants for staphylococcal colonisation of healthy human skin. She is also a collaboration partner of "Digibiotics", a interfaculty collaboration aiming to find new antimicrobial molecules. Johanna U Ericson is also vice-director of "National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA)".