Dr Kullberg joined HYMS and the Centre for Immunology and Infection in 2005 after eight years as a Visiting Fellow and Research Fellow at the NIH in the USA. The research in her lab focuses on the immunology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the mechanisms by which immune responses are initiated and regulated in the intestinal tract. Research areas include innate and adaptive immune responses to intestinal bacteria, mechanisms of bacterial-induced host pathology, and mechanisms of disease-protective CD4 T regulatory cell development. Dr Kullberg is also the HYMS intercalated BSc coordinator and co-lead for Block 15. She is involved in teaching for Phase I at HYMS as well as at undergraduate and postgraduate level at the Department of Biology, University of York.