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Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine

The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) conducts research in cancer, infection biology, neuroscience and metabolic disorders including diabetes. WCMM at UmU is part of a nationwide effort to strengthen molecular life science in an initiative by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Background
Background

WCMM is part of a national effort to strengthen excellent life science research in molecular life sciences

Research
Research

Young WCMM group leaders conduct research in molecular medicine - from laboratory to the clinic

About WCMM
About WCMM

Organization including directors, research coordinator, controller, steering committee and SAB

Publications
Publications

Publications from WCMM Fellows and WCMM-associated researchers

News

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

21 million SEK to WCMM researchers for clinical research
Published: 13 Dec, 2019

VR and the ALF Committee awards WCMM researchers at Region Västerbotten and Umeå University

Two WCMM Fellows receive SEK 8 million for cancer research
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

VR and Cancerfonden awards research funding to Silvia Remeseiro and Francesca Aguilo

New Director and steering group at WCMM
Published: 13 Sep, 2019

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

Three new WCMM Fellows at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 29 Mar, 2019

New group leaders will conduct research on brain tumors, prostate cancer and antimicrobial resistance

Calender

Medchem Seminar Series - Sebastian Westenhoff, University of Gothenburg
Tue
21
Jan
Medchem Seminar Series - Sebastian Westenhoff, University of Gothenburg
Time 15:15 - 16:00 21 January 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Seminar. Title: How do bacteria and plants see light? Uncovering the inner workings of photoreceptor proteins
CPEP 2020 Course - 3 ECTS
Wed
29
Jan
CPEP 2020 Course - 3 ECTS
Time 29 January at 09:30 until 7 February at 16:30 29 January at 09:30 until 7 February at 16:30
Place Biochemistry teaching lab, KB.F4.04, KBC-building F, 4th floor (2 stairs up)
Course. Practical Course on rapid Cloning, Protein Expression and Purification, CPEP-2020

February

Medchem Seminar Series - Ronnie Berntsson, docentship lecture
Tue
4
Feb
Medchem Seminar Series - Ronnie Berntsson, docentship lecture
Time 15:15 - 16:00 4 February 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Lecture. Title: Towards a structural understanding of Type 4 Secretion Systems in Gram-positive bacteria
Basic Course in SEM and TEM - 1 ECTS
Tue
18
Feb
Basic Course in SEM and TEM - 1 ECTS
Time 18 February at 09:00 until 20 February at 16:00 18 February at 09:00 until 20 February at 16:00
Place Lectures at KBC and laboratory demonstrations at UCEM - Level 5, 6 + new EM building (Level 1), Umeå University
Course. Fundamental theory, operational principles, and specimen preparation techniques for scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM/TEM).
Medchem Seminar Series - Lars Nyberg, Department of Radiation Sciences
Tue
25
Feb
Medchem Seminar Series - Lars Nyberg, Department of Radiation Sciences
Time 15:15 - 16:00 25 February 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Seminar. Title: Heterogeneity in memory aging and brain maintenance: studies within the Betula project

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