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

TheLocal.se: 'Sweden can't avoid immigration debate'

2014-12-29
"If we had ended up with snap elections, we would have talked a lot about immigration and it would have been on the Sweden Democrats' terms," said Camilla Sandström, Senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science, Umeå University, regarding the "December Agreement" reached on Saturday.

Industrial leaders meet academia at the 6th Cloud Control Workshop

2014-12-19
The 6th Cloud Control Workshop attracted over 70 participants when held at the 7th IEEE Conference on Cloud and Utility Computing (UCC 2014) in London, UK on December 8, 2014. For the first time in the workshop series, it was open to the public and to contributed papers, as opposed to previously bei...

Grants from FORTE

2014-12-18

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, are the author...

Beyond the Classroom

2014-12-16
Anna Larsson, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Ideas and Björn Norlin, researcher in History, both at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umea University are editors of a new book: "Beyond the Classroom: Studies on Pupils and Informal Schooling Process...

Join the struggle against neurodegenerative diseases

2014-12-16

New position with focus on Database Systems

2014-12-16
Umeå University is investing in research and expertise in the area of database systems as part of the establishment of an infrastructure for federated research databases, meeting in particular the privacy and security needs for sensitive data.

Johan Tordsson appointed Associate Professor

2014-12-15
Congratulations to Johan Tordsson who has been appointed Associate Professor of Computing Science at Umeå University.

Piotr Matyba appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2014-12-12
Physicist Piotr Matyba, Umeå University, is appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The appointment entails SEK 3 million for his research and a personal award of SEK 50,000. Furthermore he will have the internationally renowned researcher Gunnar Öquist as his mentor.

The Danish Research Foundation honours Gunnar Öquist

2014-12-12
Gunnar Öquist, Professor Emeritus in Plant Physiology at Umeå University, was honoured by the Danish National Research Foundation with the Royal Order of the Danneborg.


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2014-11-22

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

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