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.

We are affiliated with the Wallenberg Centre of Molecular Medicine

Among our research areas are

Cancer

Group of Erik Johansson
Group of Andrei Chabes
Group of Thomas Borén
Group of Anna Arnqvist
Group of Stefan Björklund
Group of Nasim Sabouri
Group of Sjoerd Wanrooij

Neuroscience
 

Group of Ludmilla Morozova-Roche
Group of Anders Olofsson

Infection Biology
 

Group of Anna Arnqvist
Group of Thomas Borén
Group of Anders Hofer
Group of Ronnie Berntsson

All research areas of the Department can be found here.

News from the Faculty of Medicine

World-class laboratory in laser optics being built at campus

2016-09-26
An enthusiastic László Veisz shows his laser lab in the basement of the Natural Sciences Building at Umeå University. His research on ultrafast processes is now reaching the incredible time scale that describes electron movements in atoms, molecules and ionised plasma.

First call for the 3rd Learning and Plasticity-meeting, April 2-5, 2017, Äkäslompolo, Finland.

2016-09-23

Researchers invited to Nordic Book Fair

2016-09-21
Görel Granström, Therese Enarsson and Karin Åström, senior lecturers at the Department of Law, will participate at the annual Göteborg Book Fair this fall and discuss their research regarding victims of crime, academic freedom of speech and harassment and threats online.

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation

2016-09-20
Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in London, is the newest addition to the Umeå School of Architecture. He brings new ideas about the social dimensions of architectural practice to the tabl...

Training during first half of menstrual cycle most efficient

2016-09-20
Research at Umeå University provides new insights into when during the menstrual cycle it is advantageous to periodise your strength training. The results show that training that is concentrated to the first two week of the cycle have more of an effect on muscular strength, power and muscle mass. Th...

Coronary artery calcification and male gender most reliable indicators of significant narrowing

2016-09-19
The conventional cardiovascular risk factors (dyslipidaemia, hypertension, diabetes, smoking, obesity and family history of coronary artery disease) are largely redundant when assessing significant coronary narrowing in symptomatic patients. According to a doctoral dissertation published at Umeå Uni...

September 19, last day to register for the Development of the Human Brain Connectome symposium at Nobel Forum (September 22 2016)

2016-09-19

“Every researcher has his or her own obsession. Mine is social justice”

2016-09-18
Hello Ambra Trotto! We address five questions for Ambra Trotto, senior lecturer at the Umeå School of Architecture and director of the Interactive Institute.

The future of cranes are digital

2016-09-16
Digitalization affects even the future of cranes. That much was clear when around 60 scientists and corporate representantives gathered in Umeå for a theme day on the future of cranes.

EM Symposium at KBC, 22 September 2016

2016-09-16
Welcome to the cryo-EM Symposium at KBC, to highlight new methods at UCEM and the Umeå SciLifeLab nod Cryo-EM facility!


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Umeå University
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
SE-901 87 Umeå, SWEDEN 

Visiting Address
KBC-Building, 6th floor

Tel:  +46 90 786 5000

Fax:  +46 90 786 9795

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