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UCMR - Umeå Centre for Microbial Research

The Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, UCMR, is the "jewel in the crown" among Sweden's 40 national Linnaeus Centers of Excellence. UCMR promotes pioneering interdisciplinary molecular and translational microbial research and brings together nearly 70 active research groups in infection research at Umeå University.

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24 March: Distinguished Guest Seminar: Christine Jacobs-Wagner

Stanford Professor Christine Jacobs-Wagner lectures on the unusual biology of the Lyme disease agent.

Get to know Kemal Avican – New UCMR PI

Kemal Avican researches the adaptation mechanisms of bacteria to find new strategies to fight infections.

Honorary award from the Royal Court to Umeå professor

Professor Bernt Eric Uhlin receives a medal for contributions to the development of microbiological research.

Emmanuelle Charpentier about her time after the Nobel Prize

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

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