Iain Mattaj: Honory Doctor at the Faculty of Medicine
Iain Mattaj is one of the two honory doctors of the Faculty of Medicine in 2013!
Iain Mattaj is the driving force behind the establishment of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine, with MIMS as the Swedish partner, the faculty says in its press release.
Iain Mattaj has played an important role also in the founding of MIMS with his support and advice for the recruitment of young MIMS group leaders.
Iain Mattaj visited Umeå several times and last time he was one of the invited speakers at the launch event for MIMS in 2011.
Read the whole press release in Swedish here:
Picture: Iain Mattaj at the MIMS launch event on 31 May 2011 in Umeå (picture by Marie Andersson)