Umeå University awards Bernt Eric Uhlin with Medal of Honour
[2015-06-17] The University Board decided on June 4th to honour Bernt Eric Uhlin with Umeå University's Medal of Honour, the highest distinction that is awarded to an individual at the university. Bernt Eric Uhlin is being honoured for his outstanding contributions to the university and the development of the strong research environment infection biology and molecular infection medicine.
On Bernt Eric Uhlin's initiative two research centres have been established at Umeå University: Umeå Centre for Microbial Research - UCMR and The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden - MIMS.
His diligent directorship and his commitment to the recruitment and guidance of talented young scientists have been critical to the success of the two centres and to the establishment of molecular infection research at Umeå University.
Despite his management duties, Bernt Eric Uhlin has maintained an active research programme and earned an international reputation as an expert in the field of virulence factors that control bacteria-host interactions in pathogenic Enterobacteria.
Umeå University's Vice-chancellor Lena Gustafsson, will present the Medal to the awardee on the Annual Cerelebration on October 17th.
MIMS congratulates Bernt Eric Uhlin!