Four women experts offer practical advice on how to maintain leadership positions in science in a Forum organized by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation.
In Nature Cell Biology, researchers at IRB Barcelona describe a mechanism that governs adhesion between cells and therefore their capacity to move. The study may have implications in the fight against tumoral metastasis.
The European Science Forum 2008 (ESOF 2008) will be held in Barcelona from 18 to 22 July.
The results have been published in the scientific journal PLoS One
The coordinator of the Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Programme at IRB Barcelona is an international authority on the synthesis and design of biomolecules
Leading scientists in the field from around the world come together to address the challenges in the sessions ‘Grand Challenges in Computational Biology’, opened by Josep Huguet
The "Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques" (Academy of Medical Sciences) confers the Josep Trueta prize to research on Lafora disease performed by Joan J. Guinovart’s lab
Twenty-three of the most renowned scientists working in the field of metastasis come together in Barcelona, invited by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation. Among these, Tyler Jacks, Joan Massagué, Josep Baselga and the Nobel Prize winners Michael Bishop and Harold Varmus.
The finding made in the fruit fly may provide clues to address problems such as the proliferation of malignant cells and tumour growth in humans
The IRB Barcelona principal investigator has been appointed to the post by the new Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia.