Welcome to the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Research at the Department of Medical Biochemistry represents a comprehensive approach to study biological systems at the molecular level. Scientists here study the structure and function of genes and proteins.

News from the Faculty of Medicine

Umeå University in 2015 Shanghai Ranking of top world universities

2015-08-27
Umeå University is ranked #314th in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking. It is a slight decline from last year’s placement of #297. Umeå is 8th among higher education institutions in Sweden.

New semester begins with nearly 23,000 admitted students

2015-08-26
Umeå University is placed third among universities in Sweden for the number of admitted students – 22,600 have accepted their offer to programmes and courses. When the autumn 2015 semester starts on 31 August, more are expected to begin studies in teacher education, social work and energy engineerin...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2015-08-26
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists. It is based on the idea that young researchers during their undergraduate training have practiced answering questions, but that they must also learn how to ask good questions to become ...

Umeå researchers take on “ALS ice bucket challenge” - again!

2015-08-25
On Monday 24 August, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) researchers at Umeå University and the University Hospital of Umeå endured the 2015 “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” by the campus pond to help raise awareness and funds to find treatments and a cure for the disease.

BIT Circus 2015 in Umea

2015-08-24
BIT Circus 2015 will take place at Umeå University, August 26-27, 2015.

Feministiskt Perspektiv: Leading feminist economists critical towards Greek austerity

2015-08-23
Gudrun Schyman, stateswoman and leader of the Feminist Initative party, and Åsa Gunnarsson, professor in tax law at Umeå University writes about the EU's handling of the economic crisis in Greece: "History shows that measures which contain a combination of tax-increases and cuts are created from a p...

Radio Sweden: Economists and researchers: the Swedish taxation system is obsolete

2015-08-23
More and more economists and tax-researchers think that the Swedish taxation system is obsolete and need reforms. The professor in tax law at Umeå University, Åsa Gunnarsson, is worried.

FairTax presented at IAFFE

2015-08-23
Margit Schratzenstaller (Austrian Institute of Economics) had the chance to present the FairTax research project at the 24th Annual Conference of the International Association of Feminist Economics (IAFFE) in July 2015 in Berlin.

Nimmo Osman Elmi joins the FairTax team as a PhD student

2015-08-23
Nimmo Osman Elmi is starting as a PhD candidate in the tax compliance field 1 September 2015 at Tema T, Linköping University. Nimmo is a social anthropologist and holds an MPhil from the University of Oslo where she conducted an ethnography of democratization processes in Somalia. She joins the Fair...

FairTax presented at IAFFE

2015-08-21
Margit Schratzenstaller (Austrian Institute of Economics) had the chance to present the FairTax research project at the 24th Annual Conference of the International Association of Feminist Economics (IAFFE) in July 2015 in Berlin.


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