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IRB Barcelona is looking for young undergraduate students enrolled in local universities who wish to carry out a research project at the institute from October 2022 to August 2023. The selected students will work with IRB Barcelona scientists on diverse topics addressed by the research groups at the institute. The students will be mentored by a senior researcher and will also have the opportunity to participate in the activities undertaken at the institute during their stay.
"I firmly believe a programme that takes such unparalleled care of the next generation of scientists is bound to fascinate any undergraduate like me interested in pursuing a scientific career."
"The programme is international, so it offers the possibility to open collaborations on a European level more easily. Also, IRB Barcelona has a very good research programme. The PIs who work at this institute are very known in the scientific community, in fact they attracted my attention. In general, IRB has a reputation in Spain but also in general at a European level."
Translational Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation
"The research community at IRB Barcelona fosters such a collaborative environment, not only intra-institution but also inter-institution with the various individual institutes in the PCB, BIST, and Barcelona. This close collaboration not only makes it easier to reach out to experts across the field and do interdisciplinary science but also includes various learning experiences that could be helpful during my academic career."
"I look forward to learning from the frequent engagement with the active and international research community working at the IRB Barcelona, and to growing as a scientist."
«Controlling a biological process from outside is the future of chemistry and opens up promising roads for advancements in pharmacological research.»
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«The research quality at IRB Barcelona is very high, and the good weather is a bonus! I also had first-class help from the Institute to get settled in.»
«One of my goals when choosing IRB Barcelona was also to gain experience in tech transfer. I have ideas. And I want to learn how to convert them into a business.»
«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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«At IRB Barcelona I found a solid scientifc project, and the opportunity to 'contaminate' myself working with biophysicists. The solvency of the Institute, the competitiveness of the science together with the unparalleled quality of lifeof the city convinced me that this was the best choice for my career.»
«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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«Our goal is to give IRB Barcelona PhD students the quality training and support they need to become independent thinkers, setting a solid basis for their scientific careers.»