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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

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

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

Calender

National and International Seminar - Charlotte Rolny, Karolinska Institutet
Fri
29
Nov
National and International Seminar - Charlotte Rolny, Karolinska Institutet
Time 14:00 - 15:00 29 November 14:00 - 15:00
Place Hörsal D, Unod T9, Umeå University Hospital/NUS
Seminar. mRNA translational control regulates Tumor-Associate Macrophage phentotypes

December

Nat. and Internat Seminari - Massimo Squatrito, Madrid, Spain
Fri
6
Dec
Nat. and Internat Seminari - Massimo Squatrito, Madrid, Spain
Time 14:00 - 15:00 6 December 14:00 - 15:00
Place Betula, Umeå University Hospital/NUS
Seminar. Somatic genome editing for precision tumor modelling
WCMM seminarium - Torgny Stigbrand
Mon
16
Dec
WCMM seminarium - Torgny Stigbrand
Time 16:00 - 16:30 16 December 16:00 - 16:30
Place Triple helix, University Management building
Seminar. WCMM Seminar - Torgny Stigbrand

January

Gut Microbiota and its effects on type 2 diabetes - Fredrik Bäckhed
Fri
17
Jan
Gut Microbiota and its effects on type 2 diabetes - Fredrik Bäckhed
Time 10:00 - 11:00 17 January 10:00 - 11:00
Place Location - To be announced
Seminar. Fredrik Bäckhed, Sahlgrenska Academy gives a talk on "Gut microbiota - the forgotten organ - and its effects on type 2 diabetes".

February

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).

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