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Cryo-electron microscopy presentation by JEOL

Seminar organised by Umeå Core Facility Electron Microscopy
Wednesday 20th Aug. 13:30 in Thymine, Dept. of Molecular Biology
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Umeå University will be a national resource for advanced electron microscopy thanks to a contribution of SEK 57 million. Scientists across the country will be able to use the techniques for research, including detailed studies of microorganisms that cause infectious diseases.
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is investing SEK 37 million to develop the platform. The main applicants are Bernt Eric Uhlin and Linda Sandblad, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR), who along with colleagues at Umeå University, Karolinska Institutet, Linköping University, Lund University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have developed plans for a national platform in Umeå.
Umeå University is also supporting the venture with another SEK 15 million. Moreover, the Kempe Foundations is investing SEK 5 million, which allows the acquisition of the most advanced and powerful equipment for electron microscopy.

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Welcome to KBC

CafeteriaSix departments and two research units at Umeå university (UmU) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) are forming one large multidisciplinary research centre: The Chemical Biological Centre (KBC- Kemiskt Biologiskt Centrum). Around 850 people are collaborating in a positive and creative environment in research and teaching. The KBC research school is organizing a graduate program for around 250 PhD students and each department offers a large varity of courses for bachelor and master students.


Although the departments are administratively independent, they have the ambition to share resources (technical platforms) and build up tight networks between the departments to overcome the borders of faculties and universities. To support this development the university has appointed the KBC Group led by a scientific coordinator, professor Per Gardeström. The group is meeting once a month and coordinating the activities at KBC.  The aim is to develop KBC into a world leading research and teaching environment.

To read more about the research projects and research groups, please, visit the webpages of the individual departments.

play Department of Chemistry

play Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC):
Depts. of Plant Physiology (UmU) and Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (SLU)

play Department of Ecology and Environmental Science (EMG)

play Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
play Department of Physics

play Unit of Biomass Technology and Chemistry at SLU (BTC)

play Research Group at dept of Applied Physics and Electronics

The Technical Platforms are core facilities supporting the scientists in their research projects.

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IceLab Camp 2014 - Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research - 2 ECTS

icelab_logo_Sida_2IceLab Camp 2014 – Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research - 2 ECTS
15-18 September 2014
Kronlund Kursgård at Vindelälven, 80 km from Umeå

Organiser: Martin Rosvall, department of Physics, Umeå University

 Registration (deadline 31 August).

Read more about the last year's camp here

MAX IV Roadshow at Umeå University

MAX IV Roadshow at Umeå University

2 September 13.15-17.00
Rotunda Universum
Scientists from MAX IV Laboratory Lund will visit Umeå University
and inform about MAX IV
Scientists and users in Umeå give short presentations about their research and perspectives

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Agilent Workshop and Webinar - 4 September 2014

”Agilent State of the Art Technology for Leading Scientists”

Swedish Metabolomics Centre, SMC, invites to a Workshop with Agilent that will be available online as Webinar.

4 September 2014, 9.00-15.30,

Thymine, Department of Molecular Biology (morning session) and KB3B3, KBC - building (afternoon)

Learn about the Latest on sample preparation, separation, detection, identification

Registration to the workshop and the Webinar (deadline 2 September):

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