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Call for joint postdoctoral Fellowship

2018-10-09
Call for joint postdoctoral Fellowship at the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine. Applications are invited for grants for a joint postdoctoral Fellowship for two years within the fields of infection biology, neuroscience, cancer or metabolic disorders including diab...

SEK 30 million grant for parasite research

2018-10-04
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants Oliver Billker, professor and newly appointed director of The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, SEK 30 million to study gene functions of malaria parasites.

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.

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.

Research on sex in malaria parasites granted prestigious EU grant

2018-04-16
ERC Advanced Grants – the European Union’s most prestigious research funding programme – is granting Professor Oliver Billker EUR 2.5 million for a period of five years for research on the sexual biology of malaria parasites. Molecular biologist Oliver Billker is a new top recruit to Umeå University...

Battling antibiotic resistance - New movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

2018-03-12
Scientists from KBC, The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) and Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR) contributed to the new film on antibiotic resistance.

Tenure track positions in Infection biology and Cancer research at WCMM

2017-12-15
Tenure track research positions as Assistant Professor (Associate Senior Lecturer) at WCMM are now open for application. In these announcements, the Centre is looking for outstanding researchers – Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellows - to be positioned within the areas of Infection biology or Cance...

New professors at the Faculty of Science and Technology

2017-11-27
At the end of October 2017, five new professors were installed at Umeå University's Årshögtid. Read more and watch movie clips about the new professors (in Swedish).

Pupils and study supervisors from Vaasa learn about Umeå University's programmes

2017-11-23
20 potential students and three study supervisors from Swedish speaking upper secondary Schools in Närpes, Vasa Gymnasium and Vasa Övningsskola are currently visiting Umeå University for two days. It is the fourth consecutive year that the study visit is organized.

Novel antimicrobial strategies based on interspecies metabolic cooperation

2017-11-03
MIMS-scientist publish in the high-impact Journal of the International Society for Microbial Ecology, ISME.

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