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<p>The drug locates into the centre of the DNA structure</p>
20 Mar 2006

The study is presented on the cover of the leading chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie

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<p>Joan Massagué will supervise the METLAB</p>
15 Oct 2005

The renowned scientist of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York has joined IRB Barcelona as Adjunct Director

Institutional news
14 Oct 2005

The IRB Barcelona has now its own legal status through which to manage the future of the centre. The first meeting of the board of trustees appointed Joan J. Guinovart, researcher and senior professor with the Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the UB, as director of the Institute. In this new phase, the distinguished scientist Joan Massagué will also join the management team of the centre.

The institute began its activity in PCB facilities on the initiative of the UB and was set up to coordinate and promote research of excellence in the field of biomedicine. In this regard, the PCB has consolidated itself as an ideal setting in which to establish centres of this...

Institutional news
7 Oct 2005

On Tuesday 4th October, the Executive Council of the Generalitat de Catalunya approved the constitution of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine Foundation. This foundation seeks to strengthen and manage biomedical research performed at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), which is located at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB, Parc Científic de Barcelona). The governing board of the new foundation will comprise the Generalitat de Catalunya, through the Dept. of Universities, Research and the Information Society (DURSI) and the Dept. of Health, the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and the PCB.

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Scientific news
<p>(c)EMBL. Left: Normal dividing neuroblasts create a large new cell and a smaller cell destined to become part of a nerve. Right: If molecules aren't put in the right places, this asymmetric division doesn't occur and a tumor develops.</p>
5 Sep 2005

The results from this research have been published in the 4 September online edition of the scientific journal Nature Genetics.

Scientific news
23 Jun 2005

A study on the development of colorectal cancer shows that the activity of several receptors of the Eph family prevents the further expansion and malignant progression of benign lesions