Immunology Seminar: Marko Salmi


June 7, 2022    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

June 7th at 14:00
Virtual event
Spring 2022 program

Marko Salmi, University of Turku
The lymph node as a filter

Registration latest Jun 6 at:

Zoom link and iCalendar invitation to join the online event will be sent to all registered participants one day before the event.


Immunology seminar series is jointly organised by the Finnish Society for Immunology, InFLAMES Flagship and Turku Bioscience.

For further information contact Anne Lahdenperä ( or Riitta Lahesmaa (, University of Turku.


Marko Salmi, MD, PhD, is currently Professor of Immunology at University of Turku. He also serves as Director of MediCity Research Laboratory, Director of Infection and Inflammation unit in Institute of Biomedicine and Vice-Director of InFLAMES Academy of Finland Flagship. Prof. Salmi’s research group studies myeloid cell differentiation, leukocyte migration and antigen transport in health and disease. The group has also analyzed the value of new biomarkers in inflammatory and malignant diseases using population and patient cohorts. Prof. Salmi has published >170 original research articles including senior-authorship papers in Immunity, Nature Immunology and Nature.


Selected publications

Rantakari P, Auvinen K, Jäppinen J, Kapraali M, Valtonen J, Karikoski M, Gerke H, , IIftakhar-E-Khuda I, Keuschnigg J, Umemoto E, Tohya K, Miyasaka M, Elima K, Jalkanen S, Salmi M. Plvap controls the entry of antigens to conduits and lymphocyte transmigration to parenchyma in the lymphatic sinus of lymph nodes. Nat Immunol 16:386-96, 2015.

Kähäri L, Fair-Mäkelä R, Auvinen K, Rantakari P, Jalkanen S, Ivaska J, Salmi M. Transcytosis route mediates rapid delivery of intact antibodies to draining lymph nodes. J Clin Invest. 129:3086-3102, 2019.