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<p>"Art Made of Science – Microspheres". Source: Quo Artis</p>
5 Feb 2019

From 12/02 to 12/03, the Artist in Residence, Ayse Güll Süter, will be exhibiting her work: “Art made of Science-Microspheres” at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site (Recinto Modernista de Sant Pau).

This project has been done in collaboration with the Fundación Quo Artis, the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, and IRB Barcelona.

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<p>ICREA research professor Eduard Batlle</p>
1 Feb 2019

Awards for outstanding creation, research and production developed in Barcelona

The Barcelona City Council acknowledges the impact of his studies in cancer and metastasis

Institutional news
<p>Raúl Méndez, IRB Barcelona & José J. Lucas, CSIC. Picture by Xavier Cervera, La Vanguardia.</p>
30 Jan 2019

The research focuses on the CPEB4 protein, a key molecule in the development of this neurological disorder.

The award is a joint initiative of La Vanguardia and the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera.

Scientific news
<p>Picture of the three crystal systems examined in this study. These systems contain (from left to right) 27, 24 and 36 double-stranded DNA respectively. Pablo Dans Puiggròs, IRB Barcelona.</p>
21 Jan 2019

The breakthrough made by researchers at IRB Barcelona allows the study of the role of each molecular component in the stability and conformation of DNA crystals.

The new molecular simulation techniques are expected to reduce the time and cost of obtaining crystals in the laboratory.

Institutional news
<p>Biennal Ciutat i Ciència</p>
16 Jan 2019

From 7 to 11 February, the general public will have the opportunity to participate in activities related to ageing, nanoscience and climate change, among others.

IRB Barcelona will be taking part in the Biennal event through three initiatives that target the public.

Institutional news
<p>Joan J. Guinovart, IRB Barcelona</p>
15 Jan 2019

The IRB Barcelona scientist received the award during the opening ceremony of the academic year of this institution.

Scientific news
<p>Maximum likelihood phylogenetic tree based on ADAT2 and ADAT3 amino acid sequences. Source: Molecular Biology and Evolution</p>
10 Jan 2019

The study, published in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution, has been headed by Lluís Ribas, at IRB Barcelona.

Institutional news
<p>Fayna M. García, IRB Barcelona Alumni</p>
3 Jan 2019

The Institute has signed a 5-year collaboration agreement to promote the exchange of faculty members and scientific collaboration with the Hokkaido University.

Institutional news
<p>Sofie Vanthournout, director of Sense About Science</p>
27 Dec 2018

IRB Barcelona hosts the workshop “Standing up for Science”, for young researchers interested in public outreach activities. 

Organised by the European organisation Sense About Science, the workshop involved more than 50 researchers, including members of IRB Barcelona, from various countries.

Scientific news
<p>Scheme of the intracellular processing of the 2shRNAs by the activity of Dicer enzyme, producing two independent fragments of shRNA, one against each target (M Terrazas, IRB Barcelona)</p>
21 Dec 2018

Modesto Orozco’s lab has published a paper in Chemical Communications about a therapeutic tool to prevent treatment resistance in breast cancer.

The tool has been tested in tumour cells in vitro and will now need to be tested in animal models before moving on to the development of a valid treatment for patients.