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Dr Ellen Bushell is committed to make her time in the Swedish Young Academy to make as much positive impact for Umeå as she can. Image Mattias Pettersson/Umeå University

2020.10.23 | People

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member

Dr Ellen Bushell joined MIMS as a group leader in 2018. In the autumn of 2020 it was announced that she had been elected as a new member of the Swedish Young Academy.

Emmanuelle Charpentier. Photo: Hallbauer & Fioretti
The first MIMS group leaders, recruited 2008-2009. Back, L-R: Andrei Chabes, Jörgen Johansson, Niklas Arnberg. Front: Constantin Urban, and Emmanuelle Charpentier. Photo:Mattias Pettersson, 2009

2020.10.07 | Research news

Former MIMS group leader, Emmanuelle Charpentier, awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry

The Nordic EMBL Partnership congratulates Emmanuelle Charpentier, and collaborator Jennifer A. Doudna, on receiving the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2020. Here, Directors of the Nordic EMBL Partnership nodes past and present, alongside the former Director General of EMBL, recall Professor Charpentier’s appointment as one of the Partnership’s first…

Professor Oliver Billker, opening the 10th Nordic EMBL Partnership meeting. Image: Nora Lehotai/MIMS

2020.09.28 | Knowledge exchange

The annual Nordic EMBL Partnership meeting 2020: Connecting with colleagues to increase future interactions

MIMS hosts the 10th annual Nordic EMBL Partnership meeting from Umeå, Sweden.

Nerve cells in the brain has been under scrutiny at DANDRITE since 2013 and the research results are fundamentally important for promoting the understanding of the brain, explains centre director Poul Nissen. But they also throw off unexpected results. Illustration: DANDRITE

2020.09.18 | Research news

Meet DANDRITE

Our Danish node, DANDRITE (Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience) is hosted by Aarhus University and funded by the Lundbeck Foundation. Recently, the University featured an in-depth article about DANDRITE and its importance to the local and national research environment.

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Upcoming Partnership Events


Mon 02 Nov
09:00-16:00 | Oslo, Norway
NCMM's national PhD course in molecular medicine
NCMM's annual national PhD course in molecular medicine will feature a number of talks from leading researchers
Mon 09 Nov
12:00-13:00 | Zoom
Inside the Coronavirus
A webinar with Dr Andrea Thorn, Universität Hamburg. In this talk Andrea Thorn gives an insight into these viral structures using models and animations. She will tell us about their implications for the pandemic and her team's work with over 500 known macromolecular structures from SARS-CoV and SARS-in order CoV-2 to build a bridge between the pioneers who determined these structures at large facilities and the drug developers at forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.