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CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
In 2020, Umeå University will have a special focus on research that contributes to a 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.
Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.
Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.
Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.
In 2019 Zonghua Gu was installed as professor in technology in autonomous systems at Umeå University.
The purpose of Anna Överby Wernstedt`s research is finding methods to stop the TBE virus before it spreads.
Paolo Bientinesi was installed as professor for High-Performance Computing in 2019.