PhD opportunities

PhD4MD

A collaborative research training programme for medical doctors

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IRB Barcelona International PhD Fellowships 2015

“la Caixa” - Severo Ochoa / IRB Barcelona

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Deadline for candidacies 18 February 2015 at 15:00h (CET)

Testimonials

Testimonials

PhD Student

“From our study in Drosophila flies we can deduce that it would be particularly interesting to address vertebrates and analyse the participation of p53 in diabetes and obesity”

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Postdoctoral Fellow

«Our study highlights the complexity of p38 functions, both in cancer and in the maintenance of normal tissues. It shows why an inhibitor of this molecule could effectively have undesirable side effects. But these do not exclude it from being a target against cancer.»

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PhD Student

«I discovered that the bantam molecule drives the transition from larva to pupa, the phase analogous to human adolescence.»

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former PhD student in the Translational Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation Lab

«We suspected that CPEB1, a protein involved in regulating mRNA translation in the cytoplasm, might also be active in the nucleus and play a role in controlling pre-mRNA processing. We discovered that it affects the alternative generation in the mature mRNA of the 3'-UTR, regions where most of the elements regulating translation in time and space are located.»

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KEY Publications by our PhD students

Calon A, Lonardo E, Berenguer-Llergo A, Espinet E, Hernando-Momblona X, Iglesias M, Sevillano M, Palomo-Ponce S, Tauriello DV, Byrom D, Cortina C, Morral C, Barceló C, Tosi S, Riera A, Attolini CS, Rossell D, Sancho E and Batlle E.
Nat Genet (4), 320 - 329 (2015)
Kessler R, Tisserand J, Font-Burgada J, Reina O, Coch L, Attolini CS, Garcia-Bassets I and Azorín F.
Nat Commun (), 7049 - (2015)
Novoa EM, Camacho N, Tor A, Wilkinson B, Moss S, Marín-García P, Azcárate IG, Bautista JM, Mirando AC, Francklyn CS, Varon S, Royo M, Cortés A and Ribas de Pouplana L.
P Natl Acad Sci Usa (51), E5508 - 17 (2014)
Morales M, Arenas EJ, Urosevic J, Guiu M, Fernández E, Planet E, Fenwick RB, Fernández-Ruiz S, Salvatella X, Reverter D, Carracedo A, Massagué J and Gomis RR.
EMBO Mol Med (7), 865 - 81 (2014)

News

28 Apr 2015

Until today, the proteins known as ubiquitin receptors have been associated mainly with protein degradation, a basic cell cleaning process.

2 Apr 2015

From 8 to 11 April, the PCB (Parc Científic de Barcelona) is organizing the 13th edition of the "Live Research" Fair, where scientist

2 Apr 2015

Various media, including the ABC newspaper, have reported on the collaboration between IRB Barcelona, CRG, IDIBAPS and VHIR to launch the training programme “PhD for Medical Doctors – PhD4MD”, aime

Contact

Patricia Nadal
Academic Coordinator
Tel: +34 93 40 31120