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Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

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Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

In cancer the synergistic cross-talk between the proteins contributes to cancer progression.

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.

Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine
Published: 03 Dec, 2019

Wallenberg Academy Fellow Ellen Bushell will map the ways a variant of the malaria infects.

Emmanuelle Charpentier wins Novozomes Prize for CRISPR-Cas9
Published: 21 Mar, 2017

At a ceremony in Copenhagen on 17 March, Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier received the annual...

Enters the assignment with great commitment
Published: 08 Sep, 2020

Many projects and contribute to a good environment for the PhD students are important tasks for Charlotta.

EU grant to young sociology researcher
Published: 29 Aug, 2018

Researcher Anna Baranowska-Rataj has been granted EUR 1.5 million from the ERC for her frontier research.

Evolutionary legacy of a keystone tibetan conifer tree
Published: 24 Sep, 2020

The prestigious journal New Phytologist selects the study led by researcher Xiao-Ru Wang as its cover story.

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 30 Nov, 2020

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Explaining the shape of a leaf with the help of systems biology
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.

Explores the evergreen Christmas tree with CRISPR-Cas9
Published: 22 Dec, 2020

The evergreen Christmas tree is our economically most important plant and continuously researched.

Facilitation of process control by interactive measures
Published: 27 Feb, 2020

Researchers want to facilitate process control by the use of interactive methods

Female MIMS scientists reflect on gender
Published: 11 Feb, 2021

Today we celebrate International Day of Women in Science and draw attention to inequalities in academia.

Fernström Prize for research on bacterial cell walls
Published: 14 Sep, 2018

Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...

Finding a new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
Published: 23 Feb, 2021

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

Forestry has little impact on the genetic diversity of the spruce
Published: 18 Jun, 2021

Genetic variation in spruce does not differ significantly between cultivated and old forest in Västerbotten.