On the front line for research on dark matter

Wallenberg Academy Fellows Jan Conrad wants to find out what dark matter consists of.

Mapping the neurobiology behind feelings of unease

Wallenberg Academy Fellow David Engbloms research is mainly about how signal molecules, intermediaries, that activate the immune system also can contribute to symptoms like low spirits, depression and a loss of appetite.

Mapping of the spruce genome paves the way for faster cultivation

Thanks to researchers at the Umeå Plant Science Centre and SciLifeLab, the spruce genome has now been mapped. Even if the main objective was basic research, the results will be able to be used for faster cultivation of the spruce.