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Biological sciences

Biology is the natural scientific study of life, living organisms and the processes of life. The subject of biology is complex and comprises many branches and disciplines.

Repotage

Means of terrorism become more poisonous
Means of terrorism become more poisonous

A growing problem in Europe is that individuals handle harmful substances.

Infrastucture

Biogeochemical Analytical Facility (BAF)
The instrument facility for biogeochemical analyses at KBC and EMG
Flow@CliMi
Flow cytometry enables simultaneously analysis of cell surface bound as well as intracellular proteins and RNA expression on a single cell basis. I...
Research subject: Biological sciences
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Facility for identification of cells and viruses for environmental, clinical, food and biotechnology research
Research subject: Biological sciences
Integrated Science Lab (Icelab)
We take a modelling approach for causal understanding and connect researchers from different backgrounds.
Marine analyses
Biological and chemical analyses of marine samples.

News

The many different values of a forest increase with the age of the forest
The many different values of a forest increase with the age of the forest

This has been shown by researchers in a new study published in “Environmental Research Letters”.

Umeå University’s LONA days draw attention to wild pollinators
Umeå University’s LONA days draw attention to wild pollinators

29-30 August, the University launches exciting activities linked to "Pollinating Insects in Västerbotten".

Seismic signals allow researchers to see under river ice
Seismic signals allow researchers to see under river ice

River scientists report detailed measurements of sediment movement and water level in an ice-covered river.

Climate impact on phosphorus biogeochemistry in the Arctic tundra - a key to understanding ecosystem changes
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
Big or small fish for harvesting? Effects of ontogenetic habitat shifts and bottlenecks in recruitment
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2022
Type of project Research project
Modellering av strukturen hos DNA i tre dimensioner
Duration 1 September 2019 until 1 September 2024
Type of project Research project
Adaptive strategies of Arctic prokaryotes at extremely low growth rates
Research subject: Biological sciences
Duration 1 June 2019 until 30 May 2021
Type of project Research project

Research groups

Evolutionary biology
Research area at the Dept. of Ecology and Environmental Science
Research subject: Biological sciences
Marta Bally
Virus-membrane interactions.
Research subject: Biological sciences
Patrik Danielson-research group
Lab of Professor Patrik Danielson and Associate Professor Ludvig Backman and co-workers.