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The Schröder lab is recruiting

In the group of Björn O. Schröder at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), the EMBL Nordic Node at Umeå University, Sweden,  one opportunity for a PhD student or postdoctoral researcher and several opportunities for highly motivated and talented students (Master or Rotation) are available. The laboratory is located in the Department for Molecular Biology at Umeå University.

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Interested candidates are welcome to contact Björn Schröder for more information and/or send a letter of interest as one .pdf file in English to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including: (i) a cover letter, summarizing specific motivation and qualifications that are relevant for this position, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) publication list and (iv) the contact information of two to three references
before Oct 31st , 2020.

Postdoctoral position in Epidemiology

A postdoctoral position is available in infectious disease epidemiology at the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University. To see the full job description and to apply, please go to . 

Visit the website of Department of Clinical Microbiology here

Postdoctoral fellowship in cell biology using correlative cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM).

A postdoctoral fellowship position, funded by the Kempe Foundations, is available for a highly motivated cell biologist, with the dedication to work with correlative light and cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM; Group Linda Sandblad).

Project description:
This project is focused on resolving the architecture of cytoskeleton and protein complexes in associated with membranes in cells. The aim is to make use of cryo-CLEM, and to punch the future development of florescence imaging under cryo conditions, cryo lamella preparation from cell culture and cryo electron tomography.

Read more: Postdoctoral fellowship in cell biology using correlative cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM).

PhD and master project opportunities in Molecular Infection Biology

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Infection Biology

Project: The molecular basis of a novel host cellular defense pathway against infection (Barbara Sixt lab)

The postdoc project involves the implementation of a CRISPR/Cas9 screening approach to dissect the molecular composition of a recently identified novel pathway of programmed cell death induced during infection with the obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis.

The full-time scholarship is for 1+1 years (with possibility for further prolongation depending on satisfactory performance).  Starting date: as soon as a suitable candidate can be found.

Read more: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Infection Biology

Emmanuelle Charpentier took the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle has been awarded jointly with Jennifer Doudna the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the groundbreaking CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She is a former group leader at MIMS, honorary doctor at Umeå University and former visiting professor at UCMR.

Movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (

MIMS is characterized by
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Emmanuelle Charpentier, Alumna at MIMS, Director of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany.

Link to the Emmanuelle Charpentier Lab

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
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Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
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Emmanuelle Charpentier
about her research at MIMS

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