<p>Tàndem Schools</p>
18 Jun 2018

Today 18 June marks the end of a three-year educational innovation project based on science called

<p>Travis Stracker, Renata Basto and Jens Lüders, organizers of the BioMed Conference</p>
11 Jun 2018

Cilia are the oldest known cellular organelle, first described in 1675. Centrosomes were discovered two hundred years later, in 1883.

8 Jun 2018

The Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC) has given a prize to a study called Circadian- and UPR-dependent control of CPEB4 mediates a translational response to counteract hepatic steatos

5 Jun 2018

On 9 and 10 June, the Ciutadella Park will be hosting the 12th “Festival de la Ciència” (Science Festival), an event that promotes scientific knowledge and seeks to get the public involved in scien

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Media mentions

<p>Image: El País</p>
15 Jun 2018

Two studies show that CRISPR works better in cells more prone to mutations

El País-Materia

The newspaper El País has published an article about the implications of applying the CRISPR-Cas9 technique in human cells that could facilitate the appearance of tumours, according to two articles published in the journal Nature Medicine.

<p>Salvador Aznar Benitah and Xavier Trepat. Image: La Vanguardia</p>
14 Jun 2018

The music of science

La Vanguardia

The newspaper La Vanguardia has devoted an article to the two Spanish researchers who have become members of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) this year, namely the biologist Salvador Aznar Benitah, head of the Stem Cell and Cancer laboratory at IRB Barcelona, and the physicist Xavier Trepat, at IBEC.

<p>Carlos Romero will participate in the "Batalla de Rande"</p>
13 Jun 2018

Carlos Romero brings sport and fundrising together in the “Batalla de Rande”

Premsa del Baix

La Premsa del Baix and the Town Council of Sant Esteve Sesrovires has published an article on the challenge that Carlos Romero has taken up, namely to participate in the seventh "Batalla de Rande". This involves swimming 27 km from the Cies Islands to the island of San Simón in Galicia. Romero has requested that people show their support by donating to research done at IRB Barcelona.

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