Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM)

Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM) is an interdisciplinary research centre using basic research approaches to study areas of biological and medical relevance. Localized in a tight environment of diverse biomedical laboratories, UCMM forms a creative and interactive unit for cutting edge biomedical research.

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UCMM is an interdisciplinary research centre with a strong focus on understanding molecular mechanisms of disease. The centre integrates molecular, cellular, and developmental biology with transgenic approaches and functional genomics.

The Centre is located at Umeå University close to both basic biomedical and clinical research departments and offers a stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment.

At present eight independent research groups are active at UCMM.

Contact persons for matters concerning UCMM:
Ulf Ahlgren, Head of department, Professor
+46 (0)90 785 44 34
Lina Sollén, administrator,
+46 (0)90 785 44 37

Page Editor: Lina Sollén

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2016-10-24 Clinical research career at WCMM - combined tenure track positions open for application Two types of combined tenure track positions are now open at the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) at Umeå University - Assistant Professor combined with specialist medical training (ST) or clinical practice as specialist physician or dentist. The areas of research for the Wallenberg M...

2016-10-19 Highlights at the Umeå University Annual Celebration This year’s Annual Celebration kicks off on Friday 21 October with lots of exciting events. Listen to Nobel Peace Prize candidate Denis Mukwege on Friday and choose between an interesting Saturday programme of popular science lectures. Festivities continue with the Annual Celebration Ceremony that s...

2016-05-17 Signal proteins guide formation of sensory systems during embryonic development In embryonic studies, Umeå University researchers have found that bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signals both trigger and regulate the formation of sensory cells for smell, hearing and vision. In addition, BMP activity plays a crucial role for the early development of the lens and the retina, two ...

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Umeå University, UCMM
901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
Bldg 6M, 4th floor

Tel:  +46 90 785 44 37

Fax:  +46 90 785 44 00

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