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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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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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Practical Course on rapid "Cloning, Protein Expression and Purification, CPEP-14" - 3 ECTS

Practical Course on rapid "Cloning, Protein Expression and Purification, CPEP-14" - 3 ECTS
Practical sessions are complemented with lectures, round-table discussions about techniques, problems and their solutions.

Date: Tuesday 04 to Thursday 13, November 2014
Time: about 8 hours laboratory work per day

Registration is open now! Deadline for registration 3 October 2014
Registration form

SciLifeLab Outreach Day at Umeå University

SciLifeLab will launch two Outreach Days per year with the aim to raise awareness of the technologies and expertise that are offered at the SciLifeLab platforms to researchers from all of Sweden.
SciLifeLab scientists will visit universities around Sweden, two at each occasion, starting with Umeå and Göteborg. The first Outreach Day will focus on Genomics, Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery and Development with other platforms presenting their activities in the form of posters.

Date: 14 October 2014, 9.30-15.00
Place: KBC, Stora hörsalen, KB3B1

Please register to the event here: Registration form

Preliminary Programme for download
EM Workshop: Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy for Life Science

Welcome to a workshop on Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy for Life Science at Umeå University,

17-19 November 2014.

Organized at KBC by Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM) and sponsored by Swedish Bioimaging.

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

Read more about the last year's camp here

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