The business sector in southern Europe will be the main beneficiary of the results generated by DIOMED consortium.
This breakthrough is crucial as recent studies demonstrate that there is a correlation between the severity of these diseases and the intermediates formed during the process of amyloid fibril formation.
On Tuesday, April 28, the IRB Barcelona/PCB Advanced Digital Microscopy Facility (ADM) will be officially inaugurated. Julien Colombelli, manager of the ADM, will present the new service at 12h in the Fèlix Serratosa Auditorium of the Barcelona Science Park. The presentation will be followed by guided tours of the facility.
The Advanced Digital Microscopy Facility, run jointly by the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) will offer state-of-the-art services for both image processing, and data interpretation and presentation, including 2-photon microscopy, Spinning Disk Confocal, Total Internal Reflection (TIRF), laser based...
IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation bring together world authorities in post-genomics in a new Barcelona BioMed Conference.
The Biological Sciences Division of the “Institut d’Estudis Catalans” (IEC) has awarded Joan J. Guinovart, director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) the 2009 Prat de la Riba Prize.
A team of British and Spanish researchers have developed COCO, a computer tool to increase the possibility of modelling proteins using data derived from nuclear magnetic resonance. The study, which is published the April issue of the journal Proteins, seeks to contribute to the information held in protein data banks.
The North American scientist Travis Stracker (Ohio, US, 1974) has left his post at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, one of the world’s leading cancer research hospitals, to join the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) this April as head of a new research group in the Oncology Programme.
The director of IRB Barcelona organises a series of conferences on the challenges faced by Catalan society if it is to become competitive and pioneering and attract talent.
IRB Barcelona participates in a European project aimed at finding new antibiotics against resistant microorganisms.
IRB Barcelona participates in a Genoma España initiative involving 20 research laboratories.