In 2019, more than 20 doctoral students have defended their theses

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In 2019, more than 20 doctoral students have defended their theses, thus concluding this stage of their training at IRB Barcelona. This marks a very important milestone in their pathways to becoming the scientists of tomorrow.

23  PhD theses defended.

December 18, 2019

·   Speaker: Lidia Mateo, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: A computational toolkit to boost precision oncology with pharmacogenomics

·   Language: English

December 18, 2019

·   Speaker: Luis Daniel Toribio, Biotechnology

·   Thesis Title: Structural characterization of Signal Transduction proteins in Streptococcus pneumoniae and Vibrio cholerae

·   Language: English

December 16, 2019

·   Speaker: Diana Buitrago, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Understanding the link between chromatin structure, chromosome conformation and gene regulation

·   Language: English

December 13, 2019

·   Speaker: Ricardo Viais, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: The role of microtubule nucleation during neural development

·   Language: English

December 12, 2019

·   Speaker: Laura González, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Role of the atypical CDK activator RINGO beyond meiosis

·   Language: English

December 3, 2019

·   Speaker: Gerard Martínez, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Identification of novel histone marks required for the transcriptional stress response

·   Language: English

November 5, 2019

·   Speaker: Tiago Lopes, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Into the structure of human full-lenght Smads and the impact of cancer mutations

·   Language: English

October 30, 2019

·   Speaker: Celia Santos, Genetics

·   Thesis Title: Understanding Chromosomal Instability-induced Senescence

·   Language: English

October 28, 2019

·   Speaker: Lada Murcia, Genetics

·   Thesis Title: Selective killing of RAS-malignant tissues by exploiting oncogene-induced DNA damage

·   Language: English

October 21, 2019

·   Speaker: Alba Sabaté, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Regulation of brown adipose tissue metabolism by TP53INP2

·   Language: English

October 4, 2019

·   Speaker: Jurgen Walther, Physics

·   Thesis Title: Revealing DNA dynamics from atomistic to genomic level by multiscale computational approaches

·   Language: English

September 18, 2019

·   Speaker: Ignacio Castrillon, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Papel de DOR/TP53INP2 como activador del complejo FOSFATIDILINOSITOL 3-QUINASA de clase III en autofagia

·   Language: Spanish

July 26, 2019

·   Speaker: Sara Cano, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: CD98hc ochestrates amino acid and glucose availability, redox homeostasis and energetic and nucleotide metabolism

·   Language: English

July 19, 2019

·   Speaker: Craig Donoghue, Organic Chemistry

·   Thesis Title: Syntheses of Protein Degraders and Compounds for Targeted Drug Release

·   Language: English

June 20, 2019

·   Speaker: Eduard Puig, Organic Chemistry

·   Thesis Title: Structural characterization of amyloid betta oligomers with functional links associated to Alzheimer's disease

·   Language: English

June 17, 2019

·   Speaker: Artur Ezquerra, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Decipheryng the role of the yTuRC subunit MZT2/GCP8

·   Language: English

June 14, 2019

·   Speaker: Cristina Fuster, Organic Chemistry

·   Thesis Title: Understanding the transport mechanism of BBB peptide shuttles: THRre and MiniAp-4 as case studies

·   Language: English

May 31, 2019

·   Speaker: Paula Climent, Genetics

·   Thesis Title: Estudio funcional de la variante embrionaria de la histona H1 de Drosophila

·   Language: Spanish

April 25, 2019

·   Speaker: Gemma Turon, Genetics

·   Thesis Title: A genome editing based approach to study tumor cell heterogeneity

·   Language: English

April 30, 2019

·   Speaker: Ánxela Louzao, Genetics

·   Thesis Title: Investigating the role of testis-mitochondrial genes in Drosophila lethal (3) malignant brain tumor

·   Language: English

April 10, 2019

·   Speaker: Marion Salzer, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Hallmarks of Dermal Fibrolast Aging

·   Language: English

February 28, 2019

·   Speaker: Gianmarco di Mauro, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Functional analysis of the extraproteasomal ubiquitin receptor Dsk2/UBQLN in Drosophila and human cells

·   Language: English

February , 2019

·   Speaker: Albert Antolin Fontes, Biomedicine

·   Thesis Title: Mitochondrial and cell cycle functions of slimp

·   Language: English

Thank you!

We want to thank all the people and organisations that have contributed to furthering our mission, namely to bring biomedical advances to society and thus improve quality of life.



Background photo: Skin cancer stem cells to study biological processes related to different types of cancer and metastasis. Lorenzo Rinaldi, Alumni.