PhD opportunities

International PhD Fellowships Program

Fellowships for 2016 at the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

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Deadline for applications 20th May 2016

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

<p>Nature methods</p>
Ivani I, Dans PD, Noy A, Pérez A, Faustino I, Hospital A, Walther J, Andrio P, Goñi R, Balaceanu A, Portella G, Battistini F, Gelpí JL, González C, Vendruscolo M, Laughton CA, Harris SA, Case DA and Orozco M.
Nat Methods (1), 55 - 8 (2016)
<p>Gastroenterology</p>
Calderone V, Gallego J, Fernandez-Miranda G, Garcia-Pras E, Maillo C, Berzigotti A, Mejias M, Bava FA, Angulo-Urarte A, Graupera M, Navarro P, Bosch J, Fernandez M and Mendez R.
Gastroenterology (4), 982 - 97.e30 (2016)
<p>Angew Chem Int Edit</p>
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 (2), 572 - 5 (2016)
<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)

Further information

News

<p>Joan J. Guinovart, director of the IRB Barcelona, Francisco Chavarri from Eppendorf, awardee David Vilchez and Ernest Giralt, member of the jury, in the presentation of the first Alumni of Excellence Award today (L.T. Barone, IRB Barcelona)</p>
16 Sep 2016

Today IRB Barcelona has presented David Vilchez (Mataró, Barcelona, ​​1978), group leader at the CECAD-Cluster of Excellence in Cologne, Germany, with a commemorative certificate n

<p>Beta amyloid protein and AD are strongly linked but the role of this protein in this disease remains elusive. Hippocampus of transgenic mice overexpressing amyloid beta. In blue, neuronal nuclei. In green, beta amyloid plaques (E.Verdaguer/S.Brox)</p>
13 Sep 2016

The brains of millions of people suffering from Alzheimer´s disease are slowly and inescapably being depleted of neurons. However, the cause of neuronal death is still unknown.

<p>Structure of the Androgen Receptor. NTD: N-terminal domain; DBD: DNA binding domain; LBD: Ligand binding domain. Numbers indicate the first and last aminoacids of the protein, and the domain limits.</p>
16 Aug 2016

Prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s...these three diseases are associated with proteins that share a common feature, namely disordered regions that have no apparent rigid three-dimensional st

<p>Skin stem cells. In blue, a marker of the cell nucleus. In green, a marker for the Dnmt3a protein, which is critical to ensure that cells retain stem cell features (Lorenzo Rinaldi, IRB Barcelona)</p>
28 Jul 2016

Our skin renews, heals wounds, and regenerates the hair that covers it thanks to a small group of stem cells.

Contact

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Clara Caminal
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Tel: +34 93 40 34880