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Chemical Biological Centre (KBC)

The Chemical Biological Centre (in Swedish “Kemiskt Biologiskt Centrum”, KBC) is an interdisciplinary research centre for life/natural sciences and medicine. The centre is unique in its collaborative structure and offers an excellent scientific infrastructure with several core facilities and technical platforms. Our goal is to promote a positive, creative and interdisciplinary environment for research combined with an excellent graduate and undergraduate education.

About KBC

About KBC
About KBC

KBC environment and organisation

Scientific Infrastructures at KBC
Scientific Infrastructures at KBC

Information about scientific infrastructures affiliated to KBC

Research courses at KBC
Research courses at KBC

Information on research courses open for registration and former research courses

KBC conferences, workshops and other events
KBC conferences, workshops and other events

KBC conferences, workshops and other events

Services at KBC
Services at KBC

Read more about the services offered at KBC

The Chemical Biological Centre (KBC) - a multidisciplinary research centre

News and events


Umeå University participates in the Gothenburg Science Festival
Published: 02 Aug, 2021

In April, Gothenburg bursts with popular science activities. Natuschka Lee will give a lecture on pollinators

Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet’s award to membrane chemist
Published: 02 Jul, 2021

The award-winning researcher Naser Tavajohi has worked at the Department of Chemistry for just over two years.

Molecules produced that trick viruses into attaching
Published: 01 Jul, 2021

Emil Johansson makes molecules that bind to viruses and block them from infecting cells and causing disease.

Contacts at KBC

Contact KBC Communications Office


Visiting Address:
KBC - building, KB.J3 (C3.25.25), Linnaeus väg 6, 90736 Umeå


Homepage KBC Communications Office


Contact KBC Service Centre

Open hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 – 16:00
lunch break: 11:15 - 12:15

Phone: +46 (0) 90 786 6800 / 6620

Visiting address: KBC - huset, Linnaeus väg 6, 90736 Umeå

For package delivery: Lastplats KBC, KBC-huset


Contact Service director

Erik Ånger
Service director at Department of Chemistry
Servicecenter KBC, Chemical Supply

Phone: +46 90 786 68 19
Mobile: +46 73 620 50 03


Visiting address: KB.B3, room C3.13.27, Linnaeus väg 10
Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå