The 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/