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Targeting metals to fight pathogenic bacteria

Targeting metals to fight pathogenic bacteria

Research Researchers at Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)/Umeå University in Sweden participated in the discovery of a unique system of acquisition of essential metals in the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This research was led by scientists at the CEA in France, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Pau, the INRA and the CNRS. It represents a new potential target for the design of antibiotics. These results are being published in the journal Science on Friday 27 May.

UPSC-Professor appointed Forest Biotechnologist of the Year

UPSC-Professor appointed Forest Biotechnologist of the Year

Awards Stefan Jansson, a professor at Umeå University has been appointed 2015 Forest Biotechnologist of the Year by the Institute of Forest Biosciences (IFB). IFB is an international organisation working towards healthier and more productive forests.

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International Master's Graduate

Carlos Martin Jara, from Ecuador studied Business Development and Internationalisation at the Umeå School of Business and Economics.
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Refugees and integration – what is Umeå University's role?

Last year, around 160,000 people sought asylum in Sweden on the run from wars, conflicts and threats. A large proportion of these have academic educations. Umeå University is now working hard to support newly arrived academics in order to make the most of these individual's professional qualifications.Read more