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Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Research at the Department of Medical Biochemistry represents a comprehensive approach to study biological systems at the molecular level. Scientists here study the structure and function of genes and proteins.

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MedChem seminar series

The department's seminar series with invited guest lecturers from around the world.

News and events


Discovery of a new mechanism that controls cell division
Published: 2024-05-03

How a special protein complex moves along genes in DNA may have an impact on how cells divide.

The Swedish Cancer Society has granted two postdoc positions
Published: 2024-03-21

Researchers at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics have been granted a three-year position.

pH affects the ability of ulcer bacteria to attach
Published: 2024-03-20

Results made by Anna Arnqvist´s group include molecular details and the importance of the pH in the stomach.


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KBC-building, floor 6


Delivery address:
Linnaeus väg 6
907 36 Umeå


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