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

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

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

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

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

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

New function in gene-regulatory protein discovered

Researchers at Umeå and Stockholm universities in Sweden and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US have published a new study in the journal Molecular Cell. In the article, they show how the protein CBP affects the expression of genes through its interaction with the basal machinery ...

MIMS director is new speaker in Nordic partnership

Professor Bernt Eric Uhlin, Director of MIMS (the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden) at Umeå University, has been announced as new speaker of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. MIMS is one of four Nordic nodes for research in molecular medicine in collaboration with...

Membrane vesicles released by bacteria may play different roles during infection

Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighbouring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This special MV-based system for delivering toxic proteins and nucleic acids in a protected manner to the target cells may ha...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists.

Leading experts in infection research celebrated Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's 100 year anniversary

More than 300 people participated in the Symposium "Infection Research to Meet Current and Future Challenges", which was held at Aula Nordica on 19 June.

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