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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: 2019-11-26

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

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Published: 2018-11-22

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

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 2019-02-26

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine
Published: 2019-12-03

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

Emmanuelle Charpentier about her time after the Nobel Prize
Published: 2022-12-09

What has the Nobel Prize meant and recent developments in CRISPR-Cas9. Watch an exclusive interview.

Emmanuelle Charpentier wins Novozomes Prize for CRISPR-Cas9
Published: 2017-03-21

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

Enabling 100-times faster fluorescent imaging of 3D cancer spheroids
Published: 2022-08-02

Umeå researcher and the company Sartorius in Umeå combine deep learning with two imaging techniques.

Energy storage materials built from nano-sized molecular blocks
Published: 2022-09-20

Niobium can be used to design electrochemical energy storage materials, Mark Rambaran's thesis shows.

Enters the assignment with great commitment
Published: 2020-09-08

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

Environmental measures in regulated rivers with little loss in power production
Published: 2022-08-03

Researchers present 28 ecological regulation scenarios with environmental benefits on electricity production.

ERC Starting Grant to two research projects in Umeå
Published: 2022-11-22

Awarded EU money for innovative research in chemistry and community medicine.

EU grant to young sociology researcher
Published: 2018-08-29

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: 2020-09-24

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

Exchange of knowledge and mingling when KBC celebrated 15 years
Published: 2022-11-17

KBC celebrated its 15th anniversary with a scientific conference with many interactive opportunities

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 2020-11-30

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