Battling antibiotic resistance - New movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Scientists from KBC, The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) and Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR) contributed to the new film on antibiotic resistance.

Hot fight in cold weather - KBC Stafetten 2018

13 teams defied the cold and started yesterday at minus 20°C, cheered by more than 50 supporters.

Arctic worming?

In North America, the spread of European earthworms is a known environmental issue as it has turned out that some of these species are capable of altering entire forest ecosystems. In Sweden, we have so far had a positive approach to earthworms and no policies have been put in place to limit the spr...

Increases the knowledge of pollutants from small sewage treatment plants

Kristin Blum's dissertation improves the state of knowledge about how organic pollutants can be separated in small sewage treatment plants, if the organic pollutants lead to environmental impact and how existing small sewage treatment plants can be equipped with biocoal filters to improve the degree...

Two Nordic foundations support a network in a Nobel Prize–winning technology

A new Swedish-Danish research alliance wants to advance understanding of how biological molecules look and behave. With support from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Novo Nordisk Foundation, scientists at four universities in Sweden and Denmark will join forces to create a Nordic net...

CryoNet a new cryo-EM network in Sweden and Danmark

CryoNet, a new partnership within cryo-Electron Microscopy will bring together scientists at four Universities in Sweden and Danmark. At Umeå University, it will be researchers connected to the cryo-EM facility at KBC, who participate in the network funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation...

When a seedling turns green: Scientists at UPSC have identified the link between light and chloroplast development

It has long been assumed that light activates chloroplastic gene expression via so-called thiol-mediated redox regulation. However, the mechanism giving rise to this regulation has remained elusive until now. Åsa Strand and her group at the Umeå Plant Science Centre have now identified the component...

Enthusiastic Nobel Prize winner visited Umeå University on Lucia Day

One of this year's Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry, Jacques Dubochet, arrived by train (for environmental reasons!) in Umeå on Lucia morning to visit Umeå University. In addition to holding a lecture on his revolutionary research, he met with the media, research colleagues and answered questions fr...

Tenure track positions in Infection biology and Cancer research at WCMM

Tenure track research positions as Assistant Professor (Associate Senior Lecturer) at WCMM are now open for application. In these announcements, the Centre is looking for outstanding researchers – Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellows - to be positioned within the areas of Infection biology or Cance...

Scientific researchers' business ideas won prizes

2017-12-14 (from 2017-12-12)
Twelve promising companies have worked with their business ideas in the autumn in a new round of the Startup programme at Uminova Innovation in Umeå. The programme ended last week with Startup Demoday, a pitch competition, at Allstar in Umeå. Researchers from the Faculty of Science and technology wo...

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