MIMS

The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden

MIMS is the Swedish partner in the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

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MIMS group leaders in winter at Umeå University campus.

What do our researchers work with? How do they improve human health?

What do our researchers work with? How do they improve human health?

Learn more about research carried out at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)

Porträtt på Felipe Cava, universitetslektor vid Institutionen för molekylärbiologi, Umeå universitet.

Discovery about bacterial cell walls can lead to new antibiotics

Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden, led by Professor Felipe Cava, have identified a new family of enzymes that creates a unique type of cross-linking between the building blocks of bacterial cell walls. This discovery could help develop new antibiotics against infectious diseases.

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Porträtt på Barbara Sixt, Institutionen för molekylärbiologi, Umeå universitet.

Mondays for most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection

5 February and 12 February are Chlamydia Mondays in Västerbotten Region with the aim to get more people to test themselves. Research fellow Barbara Sixt and her research group at Umeå University hope that a deep understanding of the arms race between us and the Chlamydia bacteria will ultimately allow the development of new treatments.
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Nordic EMBL Partnership design element

MIMS is the Swedish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

MIMS is the Swedish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

Nordic EMBL Partnership, a major strategic player in Europe’s molecular understanding of disease mechanisms

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022 cover

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022

MIMS Annual Report 2021-2022

The MIMS Annual Report for 2021-2022 is now published online

Bacteria on a plate, Umeå University

Research Areas

Research Areas

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Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

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