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Published: 2022-10-07 Updated: 2022-10-12, 08:07

UCMR affiliated new professors lectures on the Annual Celebration

NEWS Five new professors affiliated to Umeå Centre of Microbial Research, UCMR, are installed at the Annual Celebration at Umeå University: Anna Överby Wernstedt, Christian Hedberg, Richard Lundmark, Felipe Cava and Constantin Urban. On Thursday 13 October they give open lectures in Samhällsvetarhuset and Humanisthuset.

Text: Ingrid Söderbergh

The Annual Celebration at Umeå University is an important ceremony in which the University installs new professors, confer honorary doctors and award scientific awards and Medals of Merit. Due to the pandemic, this year's celebration is a merge of 2020, 2021, and 2022.

It is tradition for professors, honorary doctors, and award winners to give open lectures. Five new professors affiliated to UCMR are installed and here is the timetable for their lectures at Umeå University on Thursday 13 October:



Fästingvirusets väg till hjärnan – kan det stoppas?
Anna Överby Wernstedt, professor i immunologi med inriktning mot virala infektioner, Institutionen för klinisk mikrobiologi – Eric K. Fernströms pris 2021
Humanisthuset, Rum för lärande


Kemiska verktyg i biologisk forskning
Christian Hedberg, professor i organisk kemi, Kemiska institutionen
Samhällsvetarhuset, S 213


Cellens nanoarkitektur – roll vid infektion och fetma?
Richard Lundmark, professor i histologi med cellbiologi, Institutionen för integrativ medicinsk biolog
Humanisthuset, Hörsal F


Bacterial cell wall homeostasis and plasticity: from fundamentals to antimicrobial targeting
Felipe Cava, professor in infection biology, Department of molecular biology.
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall F


En värld i förändring gynnar nya och farliga infektioner – risker och möjligheter!
Constantin Urban, professor i immunologi, Institutionen för klinisk mikrobiologi
Humanisthuset, Hörsal F

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Academic ceremonies

At our two academic ceremonies, we celebrate Umeå University's academic achievements and new appointments.

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Umeå Centre for Microbial Research UCMR

UCMR is a Linnaeus Centre of Excellence promoting interdisciplinary cutting-edge microbial research.