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Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member

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The Swedish Young Academy gives young researchers a unique voice to highlight issues that specifically affects young Swedish academics. It also offers a powerful platform to perform work within the four key areas of interest of the academy: outreach, internationalization, cross-disciplinary research and research policy. Ellen Bushell is group leader at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, MIMS, at Umeå University and is a newly elected member of the Swedish Young Academy.

Read the interview with Ellen in an article published at Umeå University's homepage in English by clicking here or in Swedish by clicking  here

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.

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Battling antibiotic resistance

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Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
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