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

Common genetic variants influence human subcortical brain structures


Conference on neural oscillations and next-generation MEG sensors

A joint NatMEG and Chalmers conference, Gothenburg March 11-12, 2015.

Dolly Jørgensen new blogger for Curie research magazine

Dolly Jørgensen, historian and researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, is guest blogging for Curie, a Swedish web magazine devoted to the world of research. She is going to take readers on ”An Expedition into the Heart of the Humanities."

Lars Larsson has defended his Lic Thesis

Lars Larsson has defended his Lic Thesis entitled ”Placement and Monitoring of Orchestrated Cloud Services”.

What does a Capital of Culture year mean?

How has the Swedish cultural policy changed over time? How are cultural and democratic issues united? What future awaits the local cultural policy in a globalized world? The public is welcome to attend a panel discussion on Wednesday 21 January.

Världsmästare och läkare - en (o)möjlig kombination

Helena Jansson flyttade till Umeå för att studera till läkare samtidigt som hon elitsatsade på orientering. Med målmedvetenhet, envishet och optimism visade hon omvärlden att det gick att studera och samtidigt tillhöra världseliten i sin idrott.

New Exhibition: "The Future is Dark"

On the 100th anniversary of Virginia Woolf's diary entry from 1915, "The future is dark and That is the best thing the future can be, I think ." 13 artists from the Art Academy at Umeå University, open an exhibition with the same name.

Engaging with Educational Space

Björn Norlin, researcher at the Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies, Umeå University, are together with Ian Grosvenor, University of Birmingham and Catherine Burke, University of Cambridge, editor of a new book in the field of educational sciences.

Nearly 1,000 international students to arrive at Umeå University

On Monday 19 January, Umeå University will welcome its new international students from across the globe. 254 exchange students from 36 countries are arriving for the start of the spring 2015 academic term. In addition, 732 students outside of exchange agreements have been admitted to courses and deg...

Snus is a gateway to smoking among adolescents

The use of snus (moist snuff), a less negative attitude towards smoking and low self-esteem increase the risk of adolescents becoming smokers before they complete upper secondary school. Researchers at Umeå University, Center for Clinical Research Dalarna and Uppsala University, Sweden, claim this i...

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Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
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