Research Collaborations within the KBC Environment
Six departments are joined at KBC: The Department of Ecology and Environmental Science (EMG) has a broad research profile in ecology, evolution, environmental science and conservation. The Department of Chemistry conducts research in biological chemistry, biogeochemistry and technical chemistry. Within the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, part of the Faculty of Medicine, research is conducted at the molecular level focused on gene and protein functions. The Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå University, and the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, form Umeå Plant Science Center (UPSC) with a research focus on plant and forest biotechnology.