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Important award to one of Scandinavia’s most prominent plant science researchers
Published: 2023-05-29

Stefan Jansson is celebrated with the Bo and Barbro Hammarström Award.

Better understanding of mercury makes ecosystems safer
Published: 2023-05-29

Mareike Gutensohn's thesis provides insight into how mercury is transformed into its more toxic form.

Research projects from Umeå on prestigious IVA 100 List
Published: 2023-05-26

Eco-friendly light sources and climate-smart buildings recognized by Swedish academy.

Plant wall engages design and molecular biology students
Published: 2023-05-25

New (old) plant wall on the Art campus provides opportunities for design and molecular biology students.

Multi-million investment in infection research at Umeå University
Published: 2023-05-25

Kempestiftelserna, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and Umeå University invest SEK 67.5 million in MIMS.

Microbial communities tell us about changes
Published: 2023-05-24

Li Zhao has studied marine microorganisms to find out how they react to climate change.

Forskningsidé gav innovativ produkt – Xerum nominerade till pris
Published: 2023-05-17

Umeå researchers developed a sensitive corona antibody test and a kit for sampling at home.

Sea water is measured every minute
Published: 2023-05-16

A Ferrybox enables water measurements every minute on research vessel KBV 181.

Effective and gentler cancer treatment
Published: 2023-05-16

Researchers in Umeå work in an international project about treating cancer while sparing healthy tissue.

Elderly with few antibodies may need an extra dose of vaccine
Published: 2023-05-12

Elderly with a low antibody response after vaccination are at increased risk of dying from omicron variants.

Quench your thirst for knowledge with a Pint of science
Published: 2023-05-09

Virus and other exciting things at popular science Pint of Science 22-24 May. Umeå Postdoc Society arranges.

Get to know Nicolò Maccaferri – New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-05-04

Nicolò Maccaferri builds bridges between physics, biochemistry and medicine to explore new intersection areas.

Physics research is highly rated by the Swedish Research Council
Published: 2023-05-03

International expert panel highlights research at Umeå University in new report.

Discover nature with guided excursions on campus
Published: 2023-04-26

Learn more about the flora and fauna around you with guided excursions on campus.

Microscopist with an eye for details
Published: 2023-04-24

Fouzia Bano makes atomic force microscopy available to other researchers at Umeå University.

Different cell types in the brain are affected by tick infection
Published: 2023-04-17

TBE-virus infects different types of brain cells in the brain, if the person's immune system is activated,

Diet bigger say on gut microbes than the defence molecules
Published: 2023-04-14

A possible role for the defensins is to prevent elevated blood sugar levels in high-calorie "western diet".

UCMR PIs get financing for two KBC Postdoctoral projects
Published: 2023-04-13

Six postdocs are financed by Kempe Foundation, of which two projects have applicants affiliated to UCMR.

Invitation to researchers to participate in ForskarFredag
Published: 2023-04-05

Express your interest now and join the fun at Curiosum in September.

Four UCMR principal investigators receive money for mid-range equipment
Published: 2023-04-04

The faculty boards grant grants to Ronnie Berntsson, Felipe Cava, Gerhard Gröbner and Nicolò Maccaferri.

New SciLifeLab group leaders from Umeå
Published: 2023-03-29

As a group leader, you have access to a strong network within life science and tailored activities.

Get to know Magnus Wolf-Watz – New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-03-24

Magnus Wolf-Watz researches the linkages between protein structure and dynamics and bacterial infectivity.

Digitalisation – a threat to climate change or a solution?
Published: 2023-03-24

Symposium gathered researchers from different fields to talk about digitalisation and clime change.

PANDASIA project to reduce the risk of future pandemics
Published: 2023-03-23

Umeå University has a leading role in an international project to reduce the risk of pandemics.

Get to know Kemal Avican – New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-03-20

Kemal Avican researches the adaptation mechanisms of bacteria to find new strategies to fight infections.

Good infrastructure essential for research at the forefront
Published: 2023-03-20

High-tech equipment and huge data collections in focus during the well-attended infrastructure day.

Life science at the forefront
Published: 2023-03-14

SciLifeLab Umeå has advanced equipment and other resources that help researchers, hospitals and companies.

Get to know Lena Svensson – New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-03-14

New UCMR PI Lena Svensson is an excellent teacher, and researcher - with a focus on the body's T-cell defense.

A novel successful way of organising a scientific meeting
Published: 2023-02-16

"CU4 a Life Science Shake-Up" meeting took place on 7-8 February 2023 in Sollefteå

Bacteria use negotiators as secret weapons
Published: 2023-02-16

Dangerous bacterial toxins act as negotiators to create long-term infections, new research shows.

Designs small molecules to inhibit infection by RNA-viruses
Published: 2023-02-15

Most rewarding about being a molecule maker is when a compound with potential can be used clinically.

Get to know Aftab Nadeem – New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-02-13

Aftab Nadeem researches host-pathogen interactions and looks forward to creating new good collaborations.

Distinguished Guest Seminar: Christine Jacobs-Wagner
Published: 2023-02-10

Stanford Professor Christine Jacobs-Wagner lectures on the unusual biology of the Lyme disease agent.

Distinguished Guest Seminar Series: Herbert Waldmann
Published: 2023-02-10

Professor Herbert Waldmann lectures on pseudonatural products.

Honorary award from the Royal Court to Umeå professor
Published: 2023-02-09

Professor Bernt Eric Uhlin receives a medal for contributions to the development of microbiological research.

Caroline Blomquist receives pedagogical award
Published: 2023-02-07

Caroline Blomquist receives the Faculty of Science and Technology's pedagogical prize.

CASP awarded SEK 1.8 million to reach national platform status
Published: 2023-02-07

CASP receives SEK 1,8 million to support life scientists in data analytics.

Space physicist receives medal for exceptional research
Published: 2023-02-06

Hermann Opgenoorth has been doing space research for 50 years.

Get to know Olivia Wesula Lwande - New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-02-06

Olivia from Kenya studies mosquito-borne viruses and looks forward to new collaborations within UCMR.

Heart and lung money for research leaders at UCMR
Published: 2023-02-02

Research leaders Anne-Marie Fors Connolly and Clas Ahlm receive grants for research about covid-19.

Get to know Irfan Ahmad - New UCMR PI
Published: 2023-02-02

New UCMR PI Irfan Ahmad conducts research in the area of antibiotic resistance.

Get to know Laura Carroll – new UCMR PI
Published: 2023-01-27

UCMR PI Laura Carroll starts her own research group and is getting acclimated to the Swedish academic system.

Movements in proteins provide clues to antibiotic resistance
Published: 2023-01-27

Researchers at Umeå University have discovered how a certain type of protein moves for DNA to be copied.

Research to spread light on long COVID uncertainties
Published: 2023-01-26

Postcovid is a growing social problem, and we still know very little about it.

Doctoral students provide Umeå Energi with important knowledge on environmental issues
Published: 2023-01-25

The Industrial Doctoral School projects provide important knowledge for the future.

New transporter for recycling of bacterial cell wall found
Published: 2023-01-25

A transporter which some bacteria use to recycle fragments of their cell wall has been discovered in Umeå,

Umeå researchers will study molecules using light
Published: 2023-01-24

Interdisciplinary project brings together research groups from all over Europe.

UCMR Day gathers infection researchers in Umeå
Published: 2023-01-17

The conference encourages researchers to network and initiate interdisciplinary collaborations.

New cellular component with importance for the sense of smell discovered
Published: 2023-01-04

A previously unknown cellular component, an organelle, inside neurons to perceive smell has been discovered.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Nóra meets Magnus Ölander
Published: 2022-12-20

Magnus works on a chlamydia project that lets him develop his skills in drug discovery and machine learning.

Umeå university employee world best lab manager
Published: 2022-12-14

Sonja Stenmark, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, is the 2022 Best Lab Manager Award winner!

UPSC postdoc receives competitive postdoctoral fellowship
Published: 2022-12-13

Martí Quevedo will soon start his own postdoctoral project on chromatin architecture at CRAG in Barcelona

Emmanuelle Charpentier about her time after the Nobel Prize
Published: 2022-12-09

What has the Nobel Prize meant and recent developments in CRISPR-Cas9. Watch an exclusive interview.

UPSC researchers get more space for growing plants
Published: 2022-12-06

Göran Ericsson and Mikael Elofsson inaugurate the new growth facility at Umeå Plant Science Centre

Investigates infecting bacteria with single-cell RNA-sequencing
Published: 2022-12-06

In his research, 'EC' postdoc Joram Kiriga Waititu will use the single cell RNA-sequencing method.

New target proteins for novel antibiotics discovered
Published: 2022-12-02

Felipe Cava's group has discovered proteins needed to maintain the bacteria's cell wall structure.

Expert lectures on antibiotic resistance in aquatic environments
Published: 2022-12-02

The collaboration with the researcher started through the South Africa - Sweden University Forum, SASUF.

Scientists: Madagascar’s unique biodiversity in grave danger
Published: 2022-12-02

Overexploitation negatively affects the majority of the island's animals and plants.

Umeå chemist prolonged as Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published: 2022-11-30

Professor Yaowen Wu, director of UCMR, receives funding for another five years for research on autophagy.

ERC Starting Grant to two research projects in Umeå
Published: 2022-11-22

Awarded EU money for innovative research in chemistry and community medicine.

80 new EU millions for research at Umeå University
Published: 2022-11-21

18 research projects receive funds from the EU to create new knowledge in everything from health to AI.

Exchange of knowledge and mingling when KBC celebrated 15 years
Published: 2022-11-17

KBC celebrated its 15th anniversary with a scientific conference with many interactive opportunities

Recent infection research at MIMS and Baltic collaborations in focus
Published: 2022-11-17

The symposium brought the community of infection researchers and microbiologists together locally.

7 million SEK from the Cancer Foundation to research projects within UCMR
Published: 2022-11-16

Niklas Arnberg, Anna Arnqvist and Nasim Sabouri are the principal investigators who get funding.

Scientists uncover widespread clearcutting of old Swedish forests
Published: 2022-11-14

Between 2003 and 2019 almost a fourth of Sweden's last old unprotected natural forests have disappeared.

50 million SEK to new research within UCMR
Published: 2022-11-10

14 projects with research leaders affiliated to UCMR received funding from the Swedish Research Council.

Unique laser system inaugurated in Umeå
Published: 2022-11-09

Umeå physicists have designed a laser that can make it possible to study completely new phenomena.

Traces of ancient organisms in human cells
Published: 2022-11-07

The discovery is an important piece of the puzzle for designing new enzymes.

Voices from KBC 2022
Published: 2022-11-03

Information flows, the research infrastructures are important and the “we-feeling” is growing stronger at KBC.

Gigantic image bank a boost for pharmaceutical research
Published: 2022-11-03

Umeå University is a partner in the project that collects billions of images of cells.

Sustainable campus: management important for gender equality
Published: 2022-11-02

Master’s students in environmental science have worked on how Umeå University can become more sustainable.

Cheaper hydrogen as researchers collaborate with industry
Published: 2022-10-28

Umeå physicist's industrial doctoral project one of twelve selected in the country.

New class of antibiotics effective against multidrug-resistant bacteria
Published: 2022-10-24

Umeå researchers one step closer to a new weapon against multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Cryo-EM was the topic for UCMR Distinguished Guest Seminar
Published: 2022-10-19

Edward Egelman is known for his work on the structure and function of protein and nucleoprotein polymers.

Discovery of exciting bacteria in underground caves in Africa
Published: 2022-10-14

Researchers from Umeå University, SLU and Algeria have found bacteria in previously unexplored caves.

Research shows how poliovirus takes over cells from within
Published: 2022-10-12

Researchers can now show how poliovirus takes over and tricks a cell into producing new virus particles.

New professors at UCMR lectures on the Annual Celebration
Published: 2022-10-07

Anna Överby Wernstedt, Christian Hedberg, Richard Lundmark, Felipe Cava and Constantin Urban are installed.

Melting permafrost increases greenhouse gas from arctic lakes
Published: 2022-10-05

When permafrost melts greenhouse gas emission from arctic lakes increase, as quantified in a new study.

Non-target hunt for hazardous substances in the sea
Published: 2022-10-04

Andriy Rebryk has developed a method for non-target screening for potentially harmful substances.

New findings of how cells turn independent and regulate functions
Published: 2022-10-03

New thesis shows how cells regulate their protein level and adjust to the environment outside their organism.

Gabriel Torrens is one of the first with the Nobel laureate as a patron
Published: 2022-09-30

The Excellence by Choice Postdoc programme is managed by UCMR and UPSC with Emmanuelle Charpentier as patron.

Distinguished Guest Seminar Series: Johannes Krause
Published: 2022-09-28

Professor Johannes Krause lectures via Zoom on origin of the Black Death and genetic history of the plague.

Arctic lakes act as “reactors” or “chimneys” for carbon dioxide
Published: 2022-09-27

The period of ice-cover and subsequent ice-melt is important for understanding CO2 emission from arctic lakes.

Distinguished Guest Seminar Series: Edward Egelman
Published: 2022-09-20

Professor Edward Egelman lectures on powerful methods developed in Cryo-EM of biological complexes.

Energy storage materials built from nano-sized molecular blocks
Published: 2022-09-20

Niobium can be used to design electrochemical energy storage materials, Mark Rambaran's thesis shows.

Sustainable health starts up two new EU projects, IDAlert and BEPREP
Published: 2022-09-16

Research aimed at better understanding of future pandemics.

How plants protect themselves from strong light
Published: 2022-09-14

A new study uncovers a new mechanism for how plants protect themselves from strong illumination.

Inactivated protein complex linked to Parkinson-like symptoms
Published: 2022-08-29

New study shows inactivation of a particular protein complex gives shortage of essential neurotransmitters.

Microalgae purify seawater and produce valuable biomass
Published: 2022-08-23

Nordic algae are studied by Umeå University researchers within the project MicroBioRefine.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Nóra meets Ionut Sebastian Mihai
Published: 2022-08-22

PhD student Ionut Sebastian Mihai is affiliated with MIMS and Industrial Doctoral School and studies T cells.

CBCS infrastructure selected to EU research infrastructure
Published: 2022-08-16

EU-OPENSCREEN integrates high-throughput screening platforms in chemical biology across Europe.

Several Umeå researchers participated in the national space meeting in Lund
Published: 2022-08-04

Maria Hamrin, docent in space plasma physics, is chair of the Swedish Space Scientists' Collaboration Group.

The Environmental Archaeological Lab takes over pollen measurements in Umeå
Published: 2022-08-03

The pollen trap is located on a roof on campus. Data is reported to the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

Environmental measures in regulated rivers with little loss in power production
Published: 2022-08-03

Researchers present 28 ecological regulation scenarios with environmental benefits on electricity production.

New way to produce bio-based products from quinoa residue
Published: 2022-08-03

Bio4Energy researchers have found a new building block for the biorefinery of South american quinoa residues.

Interdisciplinary research granted prestigious grant from the Swedish Research Council
Published: 2022-08-02

SEK 30 million goes to nanomedical precision therapies for the treatment of lower respiratory tract...

Knowledge of brain tumour metabolism can improve treatment
Published: 2022-08-02

Metabolites expression varies greatly between subgroups of malignant brain tumors, cancer researchers show.

Large EU project on risk assessment of chemicals starts
Published: 2022-08-02

PARC is a new chemistry research project funded by the EU, with over 200 partners from 28 countries.

Enabling 100-times faster fluorescent imaging of 3D cancer spheroids
Published: 2022-08-02

Umeå researcher and the company Sartorius in Umeå combine deep learning with two imaging techniques.

Extremely tough bacteria's resistance under the microscope
Published: 2022-08-02

Researchers reveal three-dimensional structure of a protein complex in the cell envelope of D. radiodurans.

Latest update: 2018-12-06