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
Group of Lars-Anders Carlson

 

All research areas of the Department can be found here.

News from the Faculty of Medicine

SEK 1 billion for artificial intelligence research

2017-11-17
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided to award grants amounting to SEK 1 billion for research into artificial intelligence. The effort is made through Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program, where Umeå University is one of five partners.

Architectural Master Student Project Published on KooZA/rch

2017-11-16
Mater student Maïté Biechy at UMA has been published on KooZA/rch with her project about the unsustainable situation on the Baltic Sea. The site publishes selected projects that explore and challenge the role of the architectural drawing in contemporary practice.

No cardiovascular disease or mortality reduction with intensive blood pressure lowering treatment

2017-11-13
Blood pressure lowering treatment does not reduce death or cardiovascular disease in healthy individuals with a systolic blood pressure below 140. This is shown in a systematic review and meta-analysis from Umeå University. The results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, support current guidelines...

The Swedish Bioinformatics Advisory Program 2017

2017-11-10
For the third time the SciLifeLab the National Bioinformatics platform offers within the Bioinformatics Advisory Programme new mentorship possibilities for PhD students

Celebrating 30 years of Erasmus

2017-11-10
This year, the Erasmus programme, now Erasmus+, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark this occasion, Umeå University arranged a mingle event with sandwich layer cake on 9 November. Both students and staff were invited to the celebration in Vardagsrummet, Humanities Building.

Icelab Lunch Pitches at KBC

2017-11-08
The popular IceLab lunch meeting series continues. To promote meetings between researchers from different places or disciplines, Icelab organises interdisciplinary research lunches with the vision to let ideas meet and mate. Welcome to the first interdisciplinary lunch pitch at KBC Focus environment...

Dada is Dada – New Exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2017-11-08
"Dada is Dada" presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings, and films from one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The exhibition opens at Bildmuseet on Friday evening 17 November.

Do Ho Suh’s first solo exhibition in Scandinavia

2017-11-08
On Friday 17 November, Bildmuseet will open a solo exhibition of the works of artist Do Ho Suh, his first in Scandinavia. The museum’s top floor will be taken up entirely by a large installation of his transparent fabric structures. The exhibition also includes video works and drawings in which the ...

Circular fashion? A study about decoupling amongst Swedish apparel retailers

2017-11-07
In a published paper in Journal of Cleaner Production, RiseB: s Herman Stål, together with Hervé Corvellec from Lund University, explore how Swedish apparel companies mitigate demands for circularity via decoupling.)


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

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KBC-Building, 6th floor

Tel:  +46 90 786 5000

Fax:  +46 90 786 9795

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