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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


AI-council of the Medical faculty invites to AI-Day September 10!
Published: 30 Aug, 2021

The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.

Discovery of nanosized molecules that might inhibit Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
Published: 01 Jul, 2021

Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in brain tissues.

Postdocs in Umeå stick together in Umeå Postdoc Society
Published: 21 Jun, 2021

The aim of the society is to attain an attractive environment for postdocs, both socially and academically.


Visiting address:
KBC-building, floor 6


Delivery address:
Linnaeus väg 6
907 36 Umeå


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