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.


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 Forest Biomaterials and Technology at SLU (BTC)

play The Thermochemical Energy Conversion Laboratory (TEC-Lab)

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

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Upcoming conference and courses at SciLifeLab

ScilifeLab Uppsala is inviting to the following courses and workshops:

1. Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data. This course is organised in collaboration with BILS (application deadline 17 August).
Detailed announcement

Perl Programming with Application to Bioinformatics (application deadline 14 September).
Detailed announcement

3. RNA seq. This course is organised in collaboration with the Bioinformatics Long-term Support (application deadline 22 September).
Detailed announcement

4. Functional genomics of the human brain. Open symposium with internationally recognized scientists (application deadline 7 October).
Detailed announcement


5. SciLifeDay 2015: 5-6 October

More information on www.scilifelab.se

IceLab Camp 2015 - Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research - 2 ECTS

icelab_logo_Sida_2IceLab Camp 2015 – Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research - 2 ECTS
14-17 September 2015
Kronlund Kursgård at Vindelälven, 80 km from Umeå

Organiser: Martin Rosvall, department of Physics, Umeå University

 Registration (deadline 31 August).

Cleanroom technology – User License Course, 1.5 ECTS

23-24 September 2015

Supported by KBC

Course Instructor: Roushdey Salh, Department of Physics, Umeå University
Application: Via the application form on
Or via E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Application deadline 21 September 2015.

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