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Alireza Salami
Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow: Neurosciences Cognitive neuroscience of aging
Anders Hofer
Nucleotide biosynthesis in the parasite Typanosoma brucei.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anders Olofsson
Amyloid Fibrils and Cytotoxic Oligomers.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anders Sjöstedt
The type VI secretion system of Francisella tularensis – its structure and regulation
Andreas Hörnblad
Gene regulatory mechanisms in obesity-associated liver cancer and development
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Andrei Chabes
dNTPs and maintenance of genome stability.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anna Arnqvist
Mechanisms for stochastic and tightly controlled regulation of Helicobacter pylori adhesins.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anna Överby Wernstedt
The Överby lab is focusing on different aspects of tick-borne encephalitis virus from molecular virology and host pathogen interactions to...
Anne-Marie Fors Connolly
Puumala Orthohantavirus causes Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), in Sweden known as “Sorkfeber”. The disease is characterized by low...
Beatrice Melin
Research group Beatrice Melin
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Benoni Edin
An overarching goal of our research is to clarify the neuronal control mechanisms that endow humans with their extraordinary ability to manipulate...
Birgitta Evengård
I came to Umeå University as professor of infectious disease in 2007 leaving a professorship of clinical parasitology at the Karolinska Institute....
Changchun Chen
Oxygen sensing
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Daniel Marcellino
Ageing has a profound impact on human society and modern medicine and the consequences of an ageing population is today one of the greatest...
Erik Johansson
DNA polymerase.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Fahad Sultan
Computational Neuroanatomy Fahad Sultan (Associate Professor)
Gisa Gerold
Virus entry into cells: host protein networks guiding virus infection and how we can block them
Helena Edlund
Type 2 diabetes and β-cell function
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Ignacio Mir-Sanchis
Antimicrobial resistance - phage therapy.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Jonas von Hofsten
Muscle development and regeneration.
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Juan Jiang
A fundamental question in motor control is how discrete modular elements of movement are coordinated into skilled motor output; e.g. reaching for a...
Jürgen Schleucher
Biogeosciences.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Kristina Lejon
Role of B-cells and antibodies in Type 1 diabetes
Kristoffer Sahlholm
Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow: Neuroscience Dopamine receptor pharmacology and function
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Lars Thelander
Professor Emeritus.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Lars-Anders Carlson
Structure and mechanism of viral replication complexes
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Leif Carlsson
The role of the LIM-homeobox gene Lhx2 in stem cell function, organ development and disease
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Lena Gunhaga
Early development of the nervous system
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Ludmilla Morozova-Roche
Role of amyloid formation and neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Marta Bally
Viruses are small pathogenic particle that rely on hijacking a cellular host to multiply and spread.  The viral infectious cycle therefore begins a...
Mattias Forsell
Translational B cell immunology: Activation of the humoral immune system and subsequent production of neutralizing antibodies is a key player for...
Michael Dimitriou
The ability to learn and appropriately adapt movement is a crucial property of nervous systems. To successfully go about daily life, our nervous...
Research subject: Neurology and neurosciences
Mikael Wiberg
Our research group is applying tissue engineering and regenerative medicine principles to understand how we can repair peripheral nerves and the...
Nasim Sabouri
Maintenance of genome integrity by DNA helicases.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Nelson Gekara
The immune system is essential for pathogen clearance and tissue healing but require strict regulation to avert self-destruction. Our research aims...
Norrland Observatory for Equity in Health and Health Care
Read more about Norrland Observatory for Equity in Health and Health Care
Ohlund Laboratory
Pancreatic cancer
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Oncogenic virus in upper respiratory mucosa
In this project, we map human papillomavirus (HPV), its surrogate marker p16 and Epstein-Barr virus EBV in nasal polyps, in sinonasal inverted...
Research subject: Clinical medicine
Paolo Medini
This is the research group lead by Dr Paolo Medini Master Thesis Students, PhD and PostDoc applicants are welcome in the Lab!
Patrik Danielson
Lab of Professor Patrik Danielson and Associate Professor Ludvig Backman and co-workers.
Paulina Wanrooij
The DNA damage response and mitochondrial DNA.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Per Petersson
In our research, we aim to understand how different parts of the central nervous system interact to generate purposeful behaviors. In particular, w...
Research subject: Neurology and neurosciences
Per Stål
Our group is dedicated to translational research on healthy and pathological skeletal and cardiac muscles. The research areas cover studies of musc...
Per-Arne Oldenborg
Mechanisms regulating the innate immune system
Physical activity and exercise capacity in people with pulmonary disease
The research group consists of physiotherapists, engineers, medical doctors and computer scientists. We explore effects of different interventions,...
Richard Lundmark
Membrane sculpting machineries
Ronnie Berntsson
Structural biology of type 4 secretion systems.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Sara af Bjerkén
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder where a progressive loss of dopamine neurons occurs in the substantia nigra of ventral...
Sara Wilson
The mammalian nervous system is composed of billions of neurons that connect to their targets with remarkable precision and order. Such organizatio...
Silvia Remeseiro
Long-range gene regulation and 3D organization of the Glioblastoma Genome
Simon Tuck
Nutrient-dependent control of growth in c. elegans
Research subject: Molecular medicine
Sjoerd Wanrooij
Molecular mechanism of DNA repair and replication in human mitochondria.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Staffan Johansson
The research group investigates the electrical signals of neurons and the role ion channels and ion transporters play for the generation of these...
Research subject: Neurology and neurosciences
Stefan Björklund
The Mediator complex and its function in transcriptional regulation at the molecular level.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Sven Carlsson
SNX9-protein family: Structure and function in intracellular trafficking and autophagy.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Sven Carlsson(2)
SNX9-protein family: Structure and function in intracellular trafficking and autophagy.
Thomas Borén
Helicobacter pylori, Adhesion and Patho-Adaptation.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Tor Ny
The Plasminogen Activator (PA) system.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
U-Age
Research subject: Healthcare sciences
U-CHEC
Read about the U-CHEC collaboration
Ulf Ahlgren
More on grp Ulf Ahlgrens ongoing research
Research subject: Molecular medicine