Professor Martin Karplus, one of the three Nobel Laureates in Chemistry 2013, will visit Umeå University on Friday December 13 to give a lecture on his groundbreaking research. Thanks to the methods he started developing in the 1970s together with M...
Researchers in Umeå and Uppsala have found that residues of the influenza drug Tamiflu in our environment can make the influenza virus in birds resistant. This can have serious consequences in the event of an influenza pandemic. With more than 14 mil...
Biologist André Frainer shows in his thesis how important aquatic species richness is to the functioning of northern stream ecosystems. He defends his results at Umeå University on December 6.
For the first time, researchers at Umeå University have succeeded in showing how the DNA polymerase epsilon enzyme builds new genomes. The detailed image produced by these researchers shows how mutations that can contribute to the development of colo...
Anna Valtonen, Rector at Umeå Institute of Design, has been appointed Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland. She begins her new assignment on 1 March 2014.
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