<p>Science Festival 2016, Parc de la Ciutadella.</p>
24 May 2017

This year the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona will be hosting the eleventh edition of the Science Festival.

<p>Meet Our Scientists video series present the reserach lines and the scientists at IRB Barcelona.</p>
22 May 2017

The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (

<p>Open Day 2017 (Battista/Minocri, IRB Barcelona)</p>
17 May 2017

Last Saturday, about 400 members of the public had hands-on experience of the science and met researchers in an

Investor working

Media mentions

24 May 2017

Manuel Serrano: “Getting drugs to reprogramme cells to repair damaged tissues is difficult but not impossible”

No ho sé - RAC1

In an interview on the programme  “No ho sé”, presented by Joan Maria Pou on RAC1, Manuel Serrano, ICREA researcher at IRB Barcelona, has talked about regenerative medicine and the challenges that it faces before it can become a reality.

<p>Breast cancer cell. Image: GETTY, El País.</p>
24 May 2017

Roger Gomis' opinion about study on metastatic breast cancer

El Pais

The newspaper “El País” devotes a feature to a recent study on metastatic breast cancer headed by Toni Celià-Terrassa, associate researcher at Princeton University, and includes the opinion of Roger Gomis, ICREA researcher and group leader of the Growth Control and Cancer Metastasis Lab at IRB Barcelona.

19 May 2017

Muriel Arimon: "Open Day is the showcase event of the outreach programme at IRB"

Pa ciència la nostra

The radio programme "Pa ciència, la nostra", presented by Daniel Arbós i Màrius Belles, has talked about the Open Day at IRB Barcelona, which was held on Saturday 13 May.

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Quick facts about IRB

Quick facts

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IRB Barcelona is home to nearly 450 research, technical and support staff from 35 countries who share the common goal of contributing to the advancement of the biomedical sciences through investigator–driven research, and improving quality of life by applying advances in this field.

The convergence of biology, chemistry, and structural and computational biology is unique at IRB Barcelona and opens a strategic window to gain insight into basic molecular processes in health and disease.

Research is conducted by 23 groups organized into 5 interdisciplinary programmes. Each programme includes a diverse faculty of researchers with overlapping scientific interests. The research areas have been structured to be highly interactive, fostering multidisciplinarity by combining modern molecular biology, classical genetics, biochemistry, structural biology, bioinformatics, systems biology, advanced microscopy, and genomic and proteomic approaches.

Our Board of Trustees comprises members of the Catalan Government (from the Department of Economy and Competitivity and the Department of Health), the University of Barcelona, a representative from the BBVA Foundation as well as internationally renowned scientists.