The welcome ceremony was conducted by Adela Farré, Director of Communications, Marketing and Promotion of PCB, along with Miriam
News & Media mentions
The ARA newspaper, like many other communication media, has published an article on the creation of The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology.
Six of the top research centres in Catalonia have taken a step forward in their collaboration by setting up The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology.
“El País” newspaper has published an article on the Barcelona BioMed Conference “Drosophila as a model in cancer”.
What they say about us
«Our goal is to give IRB Barcelona PhD students the quality training and support they need to become independent thinkers, setting a solid basis for their scientific careers.»
Chair of Graduate Training
Francisca De Oliveira Peixoto
Group: Stem cells and cancer
«IRB Barcelona is a place where research is done at an internationally competitive level, and strong collaborations are forged through shared ideas and efforts. It’s full of innovative and ambitious minds supported by the latest technologies in biomedical research. Add the friendly atmosphere, opportunities for social and scientific exchange, and the irresistible culture, food and weather of Catalonia, and you’ve got the perfect mix.»
John H. J. Petrini
Memorial Sloan-Ketterin Center
«The Barcelona BioMed Conferences series provide an inspiring forum to discuss great science from a range of fields – in a spectacular setting. The conferences break down traditional boundaries of scientific fields and bring different players together for a new perspective. A great opportunity, especially for younger researchers. Definitely keep an eye on this series.»
«As we improve our understanding of the molecular bases of disease, the possibilities of intervening with molecular tools are multiplying. We need a XXI-century chemistry that is subtle and complex, and that will be able to design any type of molecule. One that is not limited to what we currently have to see if it works, but that will be able to tailor specific molecules from natural products. In other words, a chemistry that is capable of pushing the limits of complexity of synthesis.»
Mark Ian James
Group: Colorectal cancer laboratory
«The research quality at IRB Barcelona is very high, and the good weather is a bonus! I also had first-class help from the Institute to get settled in.»
IRB Barcelona Alumni
«I'm sure that everything I learned at IRB Barcelona, a scientist, as a PhD student representative, and as a communication officer will help me in the new steps of my career.»
«Our Friedrich's Ataxia project is maginificent because it has come about from the patients. It reminds us that answers are provided by basic research, the cornerstone of all future applications.»
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Joan J. Guinovart
«We are at an unprecedented position in history to bring about change in the way we deal with human health and disease.»
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