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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.


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

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play Unit Forest Biomaterials and Technology at SLU (BTC)

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The Core Facilities and technical platforms are supporting the scientists in their research projects.

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Umeå Renewable Energy Meeting - UREM 2015, 25-27 March

Chemical Biological Centre KBC
Umeå University, Sweden
Stora hörsalen KB3B1

Welcome with your registration!
Registration of participation: 16 March 2015

Registration form
Preliminary programme and more information about the conference

Quick and clean: Python for biological data processing -1 ECTS
For the first time the Computational Life Science Cluster CLIC is organising a course in Python.

Date: 27 -29 April 2015 at KBC (place tba later)

Instructor: Sergiu Netotea, PhD, Postdoc at CLiC and BILS, Department of Chemistry Umeå University, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Registration by registration form
Course fee: 2700:- SEK incl fika to be paid by invoice )
Details about the course: Syllabus for download
Information about the course for download
Vibrational Spectroscopy - User Licence Course - 2 ECTS

Introduction to the usage of FT-IR spectrometers and microscopes as well as a Raman microscope.
13-17 April 2015, at KBC, Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility

Registration form  (deadline for registration 7 April 2015)

András Gorzsas, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Manager of the Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility  (webpage of the core facility)

CellASIC® ONIX Live Cell Analysis System Presentation

The Biochemical Imaging Centre Umeå at KBC invites:

Welcome to CellASIC® ONIX Live Cell Analysis system presentation,
a microfluidics platform including a demo of the system with bacterial samples.
Time: Tuesday, 3 March 2015 at 8:30
Place: Lilla hörsalen, KB3A9, at KBC
Please to register on our registration form.

Course in TEM and SEM- 1 ECTS
Basic Course in Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy  - 1 ECTS
Date: 22-24 April 2015
Location: KBF31 KBC,  Laboratory demonstrations at UCEM, KBC Building, 5th/6th Floor and Molbiol
Registration (deadline for registration 6 April 2015)

This course covers fundamental theory and operational principles as well as specimen preparation techniques for scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM/TEM). The course will include both lectures and laboratory demonstrations. The TEM laboratory session will only focus on biological samples while the SEM session covers both biological and materials science samples.
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