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Open position: Postdoctoral research fellowship (2 years) on mechanisms of autophagy

One postdoc opening in the "Autophagy mechanisms" is available in the group of Prof. Yaowen Wu at the Department of Chemistry, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University. The fellowship is funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW). The project is funded by European Research Council (ERC). The project is interdisciplinary with strong collaborations across scientific disciplines. The fellowship is for two years full time.
Application deadline: 14. February 2022.

For information about project details, qualifications and how to apply, please go to:

For more information, please contact Professor, Yaowen Wu, Department of Chemistry,

We look forward to receiving your application!

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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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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