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
The new research program Mistra Digital Forest aim at digital solutions for a sustainable and efficient forest bioeconomy.
Researchers at Umeå university in Sweden have published a new study showing that the gut bacteria can carry information of past experiences of an altered environment from parents to offspring. Eggs and sperm are not the only information carriers from one generation to the next.
Under the auspices of the WASP initiative in artificial intelligence (the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program), industrial leaders, business leaders and researchers gathered this spring for five days of talks. A report that surveys the condition of AI and its use within various se...
Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space, time and motion – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. Bildmuseet presents Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination; painting, installation, fashion design, sculpture, film, digital artwork and photography inspired by the s...
Ângela Ferreira is interested in post-colonial issues and how architecture bear traces of history, politics and ideology. In her exhibition Pan African Unity Mural, which opens on Friday 16 november, she presents sculptures and murals in different spaces inside Bildmuseet. This is the artist's first...
This week, a team of researchers from Sweden, Belgium, England, Italy, Norway and South Korea publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees, a project that has taken close to ten years to complete and that proved to be more complicated than thought as well as significantly expanding in scope.
A large number of antimicrobial substances are found in sludge and water in Swedish sewage treatment plants. Several of them pass through the treatment plants and are released into the aquatic environment. However, with new technologies like ozone and activated carbon, emissions can be significantly...
Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area. This is shown in a new doctoral thesis at Umeå University.