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Recent news

  • 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.
  • Mobile phone can contribute to simple virus testing 2020-04-14 Professor Mats Nilsson at Stockholm University is leading one of the projects focusing on covid-19, which now receives funding from SciLifeLab and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The project is about developing a quick and easy test for viruses, where the mobile phone can become an important tool.
  • Information for students and staff about the coronavirus 2020-03-26 Stockholm University is monitoring the situation and follows the information and recommendations of the Swedish Public Health Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding this matter.