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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ex 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

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)
Bava FA, Eliscovich C, Ferreira PG, Miñana B, Ben-Dov C, Guigó R, Valcárcel J and Méndez R.
Nature (7439), 121 - 5 (2013)
Pérez-Montero S, Carbonell A, Morán T, Vaquero A and Azorín F.
Dev Cell (6), 578 - 90 (2013)
Just-Baringo X, Bruno P, Ottesen LK, Cañedo LM, Albericio F and Álvarez M.
Angew Chem-Int Edit (30), 7818 - 21 (2013)

News

17 Dec 2014

Spain will become a full member of ELIXIR, the European bioinformatics infrastructure created to optimise biological data obtained from life sciences research.

12 Dec 2014

Coinciding with the announcement by the WHO about a 50% decrease in number of cases of malaria, TV3 also explains IRB’s discovery of compounds that eliminate malaria in mice.

11 Dec 2014

Cadena Ser radio, like other national and international media, has reported on the results obtained by Lluís Ribas’s team on new borrelidin-based compounds to combat the malaria-causing parasite

Contact

Patricia Nadal
Academic Coordinator
Tel: +34 93 40 31120