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Birgitta Henriques Normark new President of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Birgitta HenriqueBirgitta Henriques Normark s Normark, Professor and Head Physician at Karolinksa Institutet, member of the MIMS Executive Board, has been elected as the new President of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga vetenskapsakademien). She takes over this role from the current President, Professor Dan Larhammar, on July 1st.

Picture: Birgitta Henriques Normark. Credit: Stefan Zimmerman

Read more here: https://www.kva.se/en/pressrum/pressmeddelanden/birgitta-henriques-normark-ny-ordforande-for-vetenskapsakademien

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:
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https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
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https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

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