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  • Faculty guidelines and recommendations during the ongoing Corona outbreak 2020-07-31 Faculty of Science established guidelines and recommendations for teaching, deviations from established curriculum, VFU as well as dissertations and licentiate seminars during the ongoing Corona outbreak (in swedish)
  • Information about studies at the Chemistry Section Fall 2020 2020-07-17 From the 15th of June 2020 the requirements for distance learning will be removed and in accordance with the Stockholm University’s Presidents decision we will partially return to campus-based teaching in the autumn as much as possible. Parts of the teaching will need to be given remotely to reduce the spread of infection. Recommendations on physical distancing and requirement to limit number of people gathered to a maximum of 50 persons remain. The University continues to follow the recommendations of the Public Health Authority.
  • Congratulations Agneta Norén, Teacher of the Year 2020! 2020-06-26 For the third year running, the "Teacher of the Year" award goes to the Chemistry Section! This year, the well-deserved winner is named Agneta Norén, who teaches biochemistry on the Bachelor's program in chemistry.
  • New intermediate steps of gene expression are characterized in human mitochondria 2020-06-12 Researchers from DBB and Karolinska Institute visualized early steps on the initiation pathway of translation in human mitochondria. The study published in Nature Communication involved cryo-EM, fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy, and single-molecule imaging.
  • SSF funded Research Center in Plant Biotechnology 2020-06-08 The lab of Alexey Amunts will be part of a new SSF Research Center for Future Advanced Technology for Sustainability
  • Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2020 2020-04-21 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. One of them, John Rubinstein (University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children, Canada) was nominated by DBB.