Umea University Konstnarligt campus, Sweden

Umeå University (UMU)

About the University

Umeå University (SwedishUmeå universitetUme SamiUbmeje Universitiähta) is a public research university located in Umeå, in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden's present borders.

The flagship university of northern Sweden

Umeå University is a comprehensive university covering research and education in medicine, science and technology, social sciences, arts and humanities, and educational sciences.

Our cohesive campus environment enables a dynamic and open culture with a strong sense of community.

As a knowledge-driven organisation, Umeå University is striving to provide students and staff with unique opportunities for learning and development – whilst simultaneously serving society with new knowledge and creative citizens.

The revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

The CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors is called the sharpest tool in genetic engineering and has revolutionised molecular biological and cell biological research. Emmanuelle Charpentier made the discovery at Umeå University in 2012 and received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for it, together with Jennifer A. Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley, USA. On this page, we have gathered material related to genetic scissors.

Sources: [Wikipedia], [Host Webpage]

Location Details

901 87, Umeå, Sweden

External Links

World Ranking of Umeå University (UMU)

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Job Vacancies at Umeå University (UMU)

  • Postdoctoral fellowship in pancreatic cancer research
  • Postdoc in Economic history - Sweden
  • Postdoc fellowship with a focus on Epigenetics in hematological malignancies
  • Postdoc position in digital companions as social actors - Sweden
  • Associate professor in Business administration, specialization finance and accounting -Sweden
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