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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.

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About KBC

KBC environment and organisation

Research Infrastructure at KBC

Information about scientific infrastructures affiliated to 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

Services at KBC

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KBC service: Job announcement at NatureCareers and ResearchGate

KBC Communications office helps LS-oriented researchers at UmU/SLU Umeå with expanding their candidate search

Coming events

News and events


Finalist for prestigious climate research prize
Published: 2024-04-23

For the second year in a row, a Umeå University researcher is a finalist for the Frontiers Planet Prize.

Unique field study on fire-impacted forests
Published: 2024-04-19

During the unusually dry year of 2018, Sweden was hit by numerous forest fires.

New understanding of energy losses in emerging light source
Published: 2024-04-18

A new method for measuring efficiency losses gives a breakthrough in the development of new light sources.

Contacts at KBC

Contact KBC Communications Office

E-mail: info.kbc@umu.se

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


Homepage KBC Communications Office

Contact Scientific Coordinator for KBC

Stefan Björklund, Professor

Tel: +46 (0) 70 216 28 90

E-mail: stefan.bjorklund@umu.se

Visiting Address: KBC-building, KB.A6, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Linnaeus väg 6, 90736 Umeå


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

E-mail: erik.anger@umu.se

Visiting address:
KBC - huset, Linnaeus väg 6, 90736 Umeå, room 2.06.01