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Himanshu Sharma in the Umeå cryo-EM facility. Photo by Kai Ehrenbolger

2021.03.03 | People

Prestigious postdoctoral fellowship for structural biology and infection research in Umeå

Congratulations to Himanshu Sharma, a postdoctoral researcher in the Barandun Lab at MIMS & the Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University on receiving a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship.

Photo: Colourbox

2021.03.02 | People

Norway's EMBL delegates, past and present

The EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Council helps to guide EMBL's operations, administratively and scientifically.

Image: Pixabay/Gerd Altmann

2021.03.01 | Research news

Children and brain tumours: In search of a cure

Blog by NCMM group leader, Dr Sebastian Waszak: Whilst there has been good progress in treating many types of childhood cancer, some remain incurable. New precision medicine approach offers hope for young patients diagnosed with a rare and incurable brain tumour.

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Breast Cancer Cells: Dr. Cecil Fox, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

2021.02.19 | Research news

AI pre­dicts ef­fic­acy of breast cancer treat­ment dir­ec­tly from tu­mor ar­chi­tec­ture

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have demonstrated the possibilities of artificial intelligence-based algorithms in predicting the efficacy of a targeted cancer therapy based on the tumour tissue architecture only, without specific molecular tests.

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Upcoming Partnership Events


Mon 22 Mar
13:00-12:30 | Umeå (online)
The Umeå Centre for Electron Microscopy (“UCEM”, Linda Sandblad and colleagues) offers an online introduction to EM instruments and methods, 2 x 1/2 days, 22-23 March 2021.
Intended for (PhD) students and postdocs, aiming to learn EM, or those who already started an EM project and would like to get an overview.