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.
Among our research areas are
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
Group of Ludmilla Morozova-Roche
Group of Anders Olofsson
All research areas of the Department can be found here.
News from the Faculty of Medicine
In July, Stockholm and Sweden hosted the Federated AI Meeting (FAIM) – the world’s largest scientific event on artificial intelligence. Among the participants, several researchers from Umeå University attended.
Academic and industrial technology researchers and leaders from all around the world have met for the 13th Cloud Control Workshop, organized by Umeå University. With an ambition to shape the future of resource management for any type of resources important for the cloud, from single servers to mega-...
The structure and function of a previously unknown toxin in the cholera bacteria Vibrio cholera has been discovered by scientists at Umeå University, Sweden.
Madelen Bodin, senior lecturer and deputy head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, becomes the new director of the new Science Centre at Umeå University when Umevatoriet and Sliperiet join forces. The new centre will for instance house a new dome theatre for visualisation, presen...
Ilka Parchmann, Professor and Vice President at Kiel University, has been appointed the 2018 honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Umeå University in Sweden.
Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in Cross-Media Analysis.
On June 7 the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine arranged a symposium on neuroscience and imaging.
The restoration project ”Vindel River LIFE”, coordinated by Umeå University, is one of totally 28 EU LIFE-funded projects that has been nominated for the EU-prize ”The Life Award – Best of the Best Nature Projects”.
”It is a great honour for us to have been placed among the best projects in Europe...
Umeå University is ranked #46 in the world among universities established between 1945 and 1967, in what Times Higher Education describes as the "Golden Age in global higher education."
Receiver of the 2018 USBE Alumni foundation scholarship is André Netzén Örn, student at the Master program in Economics and also aiming for a degree in Business Administration.