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Apply for a postdoctoral scholarship at the department of molecular biology

Consider moving to Umeå to do your research in molecular biology. Get a quick overview of the department and its ongoing research below.

Cancer and cell biology research at the department
Cancer and cell biology research at the department

Selected scientists researching tumor biology or related areas at the department of molecular biology.

Cancer and cell biology research in Umeå
Cancer and cell biology research in Umeå

Information about cancer research in Umeå and selected scientists currently researching cancer.

Our latest research
Our latest research

See all of our publications from the Department of Molecular Biology.

Find a home
Find a home

Guidance of how to find housing in Umeå

Nobel Prize 2020

The Department of Molecular Biology is affiliated with the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), which hosted the former group leader and the Nobel prize laureate Emmanuelle Charpentier for her groundbreaking work on the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.

Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Contact us about these positions

Jenny Persson

Professor at the Department of Molecular Biology, cancer and tumor immunology
Email: jenny.persson@umu.se

Lena Svensson

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Molecular Biology, cell biology and tumor immunology
Email: lena.svensson@umu.se