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CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Read more about the university's research that contributes to a more sustainable world.
Umeå University is at the international forefront in the research area of infection biology.
AI is expanding into many new areas of education and research.
The Arctic is highly prioritised at Umeå University. Our range of expertise is unique.
Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.
The gene SLI1 protects arabidopsis and makes aphids spit 20 times before absorbing sugar juice from the plant.
Genetic variation in spruce does not differ significantly between cultivated and old forest in Västerbotten.
The leaking substances that Sofie Björklund studied, PFAS, are very stable and do not break down in nature.
Martin Rosvall is professor of theoretical physics with a specialization in computational science
Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.
Paolo Bientinesi was installed as professor for High-Performance Computing in 2019.