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

Umeå University at world’s largest scientific event on artificial intelligence

2018-07-23
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.

High-level workshop on cloud computing

2018-07-12
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-...

New toxin in Cholera bacteria discovered

2018-07-02
The structure and function of a previously unknown toxin in the cholera bacteria Vibrio cholera has been discovered by scientists at Umeå University, Sweden.

Umevatoriet and Sliperiet gets new, joint director

2018-07-02
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...

Expert in chemistry education becomes honorary doctor

2018-06-19
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

2018-06-12
Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in Cross-Media Analysis.

WCMM symposium: New frontiers in neuroscience and imaging

2018-06-12
On June 7 the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine arranged a symposium on neuroscience and imaging.

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

2018-06-11
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...

'Golden Age' ranking keeps Umeå in top 50

2018-06-08
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."

USBE Alumni foundation scholarship 2018

2018-06-04
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.


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

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Tel:  +46 90 786 5000

Fax:  +46 90 786 9795

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