Research Programmes / Core Facilities

Mouse Mutant Core Facility
Marta Vilaseca
Annie Rodolosse
Nicholas Simon Berrow
Camille Stephan-otto Attolini
Nuno Vasconcelos

Research Programmes

  • More about Cell and Developmental Biology
  • More about Structural and Computational Biology
  • More about Molecular Medicine
  • More about Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
  • More about Oncology

Core Facilities & Services

Scientists at IRB Barcelona are supported by an extensive range of common core facilities that provide state-of-the-art technologies and scientific services. These facilities are a key asset for our research, allowing the Institute to obtain outstanding results. They are designed to incorporate the most novel technologies available and provide them to our researchers in the shortest time possible.

Selected IRB Barcelona publications

Urosevic J, Garcia-Albéniz X, Planet E, Real S, Céspedes MV, Guiu M, Fernandez E, Bellmunt A, Gawrzak S, Pavlovic M, Mangues R, Dolado I, Barriga FM, Nadal C, Kemeny N, Batlle E, Nebreda AR and Gomis RR.
Nat Cell Biol, 7 (16), 685-94 (2014)
<p>Centrobin controls</p>
Januschke J, Reina J, Llamazares S, Bertran T, Rossi F, Roig J and Gonzalez C.
Nat Cell Biol, 3 (15), 241-8 (2013)
<p>cell 2014</p>
Boer DR, Freire-Rios A, van den Berg WA, Saaki T, Manfield IW, Kepinski S, López-Vidrieo I, Franco-Zorrilla JM, de Vries SC, Solano R, Weijers D and Coll M.
Cell, 3 (156), 577-89 (2014)
Bava FA, Eliscovich C, Ferreira PG, Miñana B, Ben-Dov C, Guigó R, Valcárcel J and Méndez R.
Nature, 7439 (495), 121-5 (2013)
<p>Cancer Cell</p>
Calon A, Espinet E, Palomo-Ponce S, Tauriello DV, Iglesias M, Céspedes MV, Sevillano M, Nadal C, Jung P, Zhang XH, Byrom D, Riera A, Rossell D, Mangues R, Massagué J, Sancho E and Batlle E.
Cancer Cell, 5 (22), 571-84 (2012)
<p>Nat Med 2011</p>
Ortiz-Zapater E, Pineda D, Martínez-Bosch N, Fernández-Miranda G, Iglesias M, Alameda F, Moreno M, Eliscovich C, Eyras E, Real FX, Méndez R and Navarro P.
Nat Med, 1 (18), 83-90 (2011)
<p>Nature 2012</p>
Jung P, Sato T, Merlos-Suárez A, Barriga FM, Iglesias M, Rossell D, Auer H, Gallardo M, Blasco MA, Sancho E, Clevers H and Batlle E.
Nat Med, 10 (17), 1225-7 (2011)
<p>Science 2010</p>
Janic A, Mendizabal L, Llamazares S, Rossell D and Gonzalez C.
Science, 6012 (330), 1824-7 (2010)

Interdisciplinary initiatives

IRB Barcelona's partnerships, with organisations in areas of mutual interest and expertise, aim to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge, resources and technologies so critical to advancing the field of biomedicine

News

13 Nov 2014

The liver stores excess glucose, sugar, in the form of glycogen—chains of glucose—, which is later released to cover body energy requirements.

29 Oct 2014

One kind of stem cell, those referred to as ‘facultative’, form part—together with other cells—of tissues and organs. There is apparently nothing that differentiates these cells from the others.

8 Oct 2014

Researchers at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have managed to generate a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) model that reproduces human colon cancer.

1 Oct 2014

The peptide —a small protein— beta-amyloid is strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease; however, researchers are still looking for unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent of the

Upcoming events

26 Nov

Speaker: Dr. Joana Fort
Amino acid transporters and disease, IRB Barcelona, Spain

28 Nov

Speaker: Dr. Pura Muñoz-Cánoves
Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) & ICREA

12 Dec

Speaker: Oskar Fernandez-Capetillo, PhD
HHMI International Early Career Scientist, Genomic Instability Group, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain