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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

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

News and events


Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Published: 26 Feb, 2021

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
Published: 25 Feb, 2021

Twp new studies emphasis the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

Distribution of vertebrates redefines temperate and cold climate regions
Published: 18 Feb, 2021

Umeå researchers establish climate regions based on vertebrates' distribution in a new study in eLife.

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