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Welcome to our Faculty pages!
Our Faculty has 3 300 students, around 200 doctoral students and a staff of 900 consisting of teachers, scientists and administrators. The Faculty has eleven departments and seven research centres.
These pages serve as a support for those who work at the faculty. If you have any questions please contact The Dean's office.
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Tuesday 4 October
Title: Direct visualization and control of DNA replication initiation in single human cells
Today at 15:15 - 16:00
Friday 7 October
Genomic adaptation and gene-dosage regulation of Drosophila melanogaster cells, and long-read software developments.
Friday 7 October at 13:00 - 17:00
Saturday 8 October
Discover science and technology in new, exciting ways with the whole family. With lots of activities, films, experiments, shows and exhibitions.
Saturday 8 October at 11:00 until Sunday 9 October at 16:00
Monday 10 October
A sub-5 fs 100 TW optical parametric synthesizer.
Monday 10 October at 13:00 - 17:00
Teachers and researchers now have extended access via the University Library to the JoVE database, Journal of Visualized Experiments. The videos in the database describe various biological phenomena and experiments bit by bit and can be used, for example, in education as a supplement to textbooks and scientific articles.
Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, UCMR, invites to the next lecture in its seminar series in infection research on Tuesday 18 October at 13-14. You can participate both on site at KBC or via Zoom. Principal investigators, postdoctoral fellows, doctoral students and students are warmly welcomed to a lecture on Cryo-EM.
It is our pleasure to announce the first conference for Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS) on Complex diseases. The event aims at bringing together people working with genetically complex diseases and traits and to accelerate the clinical implementation of precision medicine.
Have you recently started a research team and want to strengthen your role as a research leader? At 16–18 on 6 October, VR organizes a webinar on how to apply for funding via the ERC Consolidator Grant call, which opens on 28 September.
Umeå University and Karlstad University, together with Bio4Energy, Processum and Aditya Birla/Domsjö fabriker, invite you to a workshop on cellulose, regenerated cellulose and cellulose derivatives. The workshop will be held 15-16 November in Örnsköldsvik.
Warm welcome to attend the KBC DAYS, an annual interdisciplinary conference, with presentations from different departments and research centres affiliated with KBC as well as from research infrastructures at Umeå University and SLU.
As new to the Swedish research system, one is faced with a series of questions, about what applies to qualifications, what the networks look like, but also practical issues.
On 19-23 September, the South Africa–Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is organising a virtual research and innovation week with over 100 different workshops/sessions. Do you want to expand your network or develop joint projects with colleagues in Sweden and South Africa? Then SASUF Goes Digital is for you.
Umeå Center for Microbial Research, UCMR, and Umeå Plant Science Center, UPSC, in collaboration with IceLab, KBC, MIMS and WCMM are planning a second call for the multi-disciplinary "Excellence by Choice" Postdoctoral Programme in Life Science. Therefore, before the announcement, a workshop is organized for discussion and identification of working groups.
On the faculty web there is now an updated page about studies abroad, with easily accessible information to students who are considering studying in another country.
On September 16th the Faculty of Science and Technology welcomes doctoral students to a practical workshop in rhetoric against conspiracy theories. The event takes place at Curiosum.
A new Electoral Assembly is to be appointed at Umeå University. Employees at the Faculty of Science and Technology can anonymously nominate members via an online form. The deadline for nominations is September 2.