Seminar Series

EVERY TUESDAY AT 15:15 IN KBE301 (lecture hall, 3rd floor, KBC-building) unless otherwise indicated.

Prof. Andrei Chabes is responsible for coordinating the seminar series.

Spring 2018

January 16 - Dalit Sela-Donenfeld, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. "Hindbrain boundaries - new sites of neural stem cells?"  Host: Lena Gunhaga. 

January 30 - Laura Baranello, Karolinska Institutet. “Topoisomerase, supercoiling and the transcription machinery: partners in regulating gene expression level” Host: Nasim Sabouri.

February 6 - Vincent Forge, Institut de Biosciences et Biotechnologies de Grenoble, France. “Targeting nanoparticles toward amyloid deposits for the diagnostic of amyloidosis”. Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche. 

February 13 Mattias Mannervik, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Stockholm University. "Mechanisms by which p300/CBP controls developmental gene expression". Host: Stefan Björklund. 

February 20 -

February 27 - Juha T. Huiskonen, University of Oxford/Helsinki University. "Shielding and activation of viral membrane fusion proteins". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson. 

March 6 - Ute Römling, Karolinska Institutet. "Persistence mechanisms in Bacteria". Host: Anna Arnqvist. 

March 13 - Anders Byström, ​Dept. of Molecular Biology, Umeå University. "Wobble Uridine Modifications in Eukaryotes". Host: Tor Ny. 

March 20 - Kaisa Thorell, Karolinska Institutet. “With Helicobacter pylori around the World”. Host: Thomas Borén. 

March 27 - No seminar

April 3 - Easter

April 10 -

April 17 - Vladana Vukojević, Karolinska Institutet. “Quantitative Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy Imaging of Dynamic Processes by Massively Parallel Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (mpFCS)”. Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche.

April 24 - Reserved. Host: Lena Gunhaga. 

May 8 - Jörgen Johansson, ​Dept. of Molecular Biology, Umeå University. "Disarming Bacterial Pathogens". Host: Andrei Chabes. 

May 15 - Jan-Willem de Gier, Stockholm University. "Shaping Escherichia coli for recombinant protein production". Host: Ronnie Berntsson. 

May 22 - Teresa Frisan, Dept of Molecular Biology, Umeå University. "Bacterial genotoxins and their influence on the host intestinal mucosa homeostasis and immune response." Host: Anna Arnqvist.

May 29 - Hiroyuki Araki, National Institute of Genetics, Sokendai, Japan. "How bidirectional replication forks form at origins in budding yeast". Host: Erik Johansson. 

June 5 - Samuel Wagner, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. "Assembly, structure, and function of a bacterial nanosyringe". Host: Ronnie Berntsson.  

June 8, Friday 10.00 - Per Sunnerhagen, University of Gothenburg. Host: Nasim Sabouri.

June 8, Friday 15.30 -Thomas D. Sharkey, Michigan State University. "The Calvin-Benson Cycle: Historical Concerns and Recent Insights." Host: Thomas Wieloch, Jürgen Schleucher

June 19 -



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WCMM symposium: New frontiers in neuroscience and imaging

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

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

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

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

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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