The ARA newspaper, like many other communication media, has published an article on the creation of The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology.
News & Media mentions
Barcelona, scientific hub
Six top Catalan research centres constitute ‘The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’ to pursue a joint scientific endeavour
The avatar fly arrives to fight cancer
A conference on Drosophila as a model in cancer held in Barcelona brings together more than 150 experts
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”.
Various media have echoed the news about the Barcelona BioMed Conference on the use of the fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model to study cancer.
What they say about us
President of the Foundation of the National Institutes of Health and President of the IRB Barcelona Business Advisory Board
«Sometimes the best way to make research useful for society is to publish and bring new knowledge into public arena. Sometimes inventions also need to a patent to guarantee that discoveries can be commercialised and provide incentives for pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs. It depends.»
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.»
Claudio Di Sanza
«At IRB Barcelona I found a solid scientifc project, and the opportunity to 'contaminate' myself working with biophysicists. The solvency of the Institute, the competitiveness of the science together with the unparalleled quality of lifeof the city convinced me that this was the best choice for my career.»
«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
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.»
Group: Cell division laboratory
«When I first arrived I was a bit afraid. But I love it here. Nice people, nice food, nice weather. And most of all: great research. Everyone makes me feel comfortable.»
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.»
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