PhD opportunities

IRB Barcelona International PhD Fellowships 2016

“la Caixa” - Severo Ochoa / IRB Barcelona

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Deadline for candidacies 25 February 2016 at 15:00h (CET)

PhD4MD

A collaborative research training programme for medical doctors

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Doing your PhD at IRB Barcelona

Permanent open call for PhD Candidates

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Testimonials

Testimonials

Postdoctoral Fellow

“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

Oller-Salvia B, Sánchez-Navarro M, Ciudad S, Guiu M, Arranz-Gibert P, Garcia C, Gomis RR, Cecchelli R, García J, Giralt E and Teixidó M.
Angew Chem Int Edit (), - (2015)
<p>Nat Gen 2015</p>
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)
Marjanović M, Sánchez-Huertas C, Terré B, Gómez R, Scheel JF, Pacheco S, Knobel PA, Martínez-Marchal A, Aivio S, Palenzuela L, Wolfrum U, McKinnon PJ, Suja JA, Roig I, Costanzo V, Lüders J and Stracker TH.
Nat Commun (), 7676 - (2015)
Arranz-Gibert P, Guixer B, Malakoutikhah M, Muttenthaler M, Guzmán F, Teixidó M and Giralt E.
J Am Chem Soc (23), 7357 - 64 (2015)
Prades R, Oller-Salvia B, Schwarzmaier SM, Selva J, Moros M, Balbi M, Grazú V, de La Fuente JM, Egea G, Plesnila N, Teixidó M and Giralt E.
Angew Chem Int Edit (13), 3967 - 72 (2015)

Further information

News

<p>In the picture, precursor cells of fly wing tissue, labelled for various proteins. This fly model has been used to perform experiments addressing the relationship between chromosome instability, aneuploidy, and tumorigenesis (Lara Barrio, IRB Barcelona)</p>
9 Feb 2016

A recent analysis of 43,205 human tumours unveiled that 68% of solid tumours are aneuploid, that is to say, they have an altered number of chromosomes.

<p>The compound Cp28 (orange) binds to the EGF protein (green), a target in cancer. This interaction prevents EGF from binding to its receptor EGFR.</p>
3 Feb 2016

Advances in new treatments for diseases, including cancer, come about from innovative research with therapeutic potential.

18 Dec 2015

The young scientist Benjamí Oller, who recently defended his PhD thesis, done in Prof.

<p>Plasmid DNA simulation (P Dans. IRB Barcelona)</p>
17 Nov 2015

Seeing through simulations what is not possible to observe directly through experimental means.

Contact

Patricia Nadal
Academic Coordinator
Tel: +34 93 40 31120