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Scientific news
28 Jan 2013

The study, published in Nature Cell Biology, focuses on the cell organelle known as centrosome, which organises the network of microtubules that serves as the cell’s skeleton.

Institutional news
18 Jan 2013

Post-doctoral fellow Jelena Urosevic receives funding for two years.

Institutional news
11 Jan 2013

24 baccalaureate students in Catalonia selected from among 400 start a one-year programme devoted to life sciences that aims to nurture passion for science.

Institutional news
<p>Roger Gomis leads the Growth control and cancer metastasis lab</p>
18 Dec 2012

The jury, chaired by Carlos López-Otín, endorses the research on bone metastasis that led to the set up of the spin-off Inbiomotion.

Scientific news
<p>Interactome3D allows to structurally annotate entire pathways and provide molecular details useful for understanding the role of human disease mutations.</p>
17 Dec 2012

Researchers have developed a platform that compiles all the atomic data, previously stored in diverse databases, on protein structures and protein interactions for eight organisms of relevance. They apply a singular homology-based modelling procedure.

Given the high reliability of the results it produces, the new tool, Interactome3D, has received the endorsement of Nature Methods, the journal that has published the project.

Institutional news
13 Dec 2012

IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation organize an international conference in Barcelona on biostatistics, the science that helps biomedicine explain biological phenomena, make medical predictions, and design robust experiments.

Institutional news
<p>Images from the first edition of Al Vol course</p>
30 Nov 2012

The workshop is organized by IRB Barcelona as part of the CatalunyaCaixa Foundation's Professors and Science programme.

Its aim is to improve science teaching in schools and increase science as a vocation among students.

Institutional news
<p>Teresa Tarragó, cofounder of Iproteos, in the prize-giving ceremony</p>
28 Nov 2012

Iproteos, a spin-off from IRB Barcelona and the University of Barcelona, has been awarded the '2nd RedEmprendia University to Business Spin-off Prize 2012’, which was presented on Wednesday 28 November during the international ‘RedEmprendia Spin2012’ conference held in Madrid.

Scientific news
<p>Epithelial tumor (in grey), expressing the Matrix Metalloproteinase MMP1, that helps degradate the membrane (in green)  © M. Milán lab, IRB Barcelona. Author: Mariana Muzzopappa</p>
28 Nov 2012

The study, published in PNAS, opens the way for large-scale screenings to identify new targets for cancer therapy.

Scientists at IRB Barcelona present a model to demonstrate the correlation between genomic instability and cancer.

Institutional news
23 Nov 2012

The team led by IRB Barcelona’s David Rossell and Patrick Aloy and by Anaxomics Biotech ranked among the best in the world for diagnosing and classifying patients in a blind test for four diseases.