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MIMS researchers received funding from the Swedish Research Council for research period 2021-2026

svart liggande engThe Swedish Research Council (Vetenskaprådet, VR) announced on 28th October the awardees of total ~1.1 billion SEK fund within Medicine and Health research for the period of 2021-2026. Among the 252 winning projects, there are several current and former MIMS researchers. 

Kemal Avican, member of Fällman group, received 6 mio SEK for his project, titled "Clarifying pathogen adaptation mechanisms with systems biology and artificial intelligence for new strategies to fight infections". With this financial support, Kemal is able to start his own research group at Umeå University.

Niklas Arnberg, affiliated professor at MIMS, received 2 mio SEK funding for "Evaluation of carbohydrate based antiviral compounds against pandemic viruses". 

Vasili Hauryliuk, former MIMS group leader who is now relocated to Lund University, got awarded 7.2 mio SEK for his project, titled "The ribosome in distress: rescue workers". 

Umeå University has 10 newly funded researchers with the total of 44.3 mio SEK. Congratulations to all! 

See the statistics from the Swedish Research Council regarding Medicine and Health funding distributed for 2021-2026: https://www.vr.se/soka-finansiering/beslut/2021-08-25-medicin-och-halsa.html

 

Within the field of Natural and Engineering Sciences, announced on 4th November 2021, a MIMS researcher has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council:

Rickard Lundmark, MIMS Team Leader, received 4.07 mio SEK for his project titled: Driving forces for the formation of stable membrane vesicles in cells.

Umeå University has 19 newly funded researchers with the total of 72.481 mio SEK. Congratulations to all! 

See statistics from the Swedish Research Council regarding Natural and Engineering funding distributed for 2021-2026: https://www.vr.se/soka-finansiering/beslut/2021-08-25-naturvetenskap-och-teknikvetenskap.html

 

More about the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR): https://www.vr.se/

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 (https://kaw.wallenberg.org/)

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

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