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Yaowen Wu is awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology

Yaowen Wu is awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 12:51 GMT

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry at Umeå University, has been awarded the prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology in 2019. Yaowen Wu's research is about investigating biological processes with chemical tools. The prize is SEK 5.1 million in grants, distributed over three years, and a personal prize of SEK 250,000.

Umeå Institute of Design ranked first by Red Dot

Umeå Institute of Design ranked first by Red Dot

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 13:36 GMT

For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design has retained the number one spot in the Red Dot Design Ranking. The prestigious ranking annually rates product design educations in the Americas & Europe.

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 16:00 GMT

Permafrost soils store large quantities of frozen carbon and play an important role in regulating Earth’s climate. In a study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers from Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, now show that river greenhouse gas emissions rise high in areas where Siberian permafrost is actively thawing.

Protein interaction helps Yersinia cause disease

Protein interaction helps Yersinia cause disease

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2018 12:26 GMT

Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, have discovered a new mechanism for interaction between two proteins that are vital for the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacteria’s pathogenic ability.

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