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Barcelona leads research on cancer and epigenetics in southern Europe

Media mentions
22 Oct 17



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Several media, including La Vanguardia, have devoted an article to the fifth edition of the Barcelona Conference on Epigenetics and Cancer (BCEC), which will take place at the CosmoCaixa in Barcelona on 25 and 26 October. Those responsible for B·Debate, an initiative of Biocat and the "la Caixa" Obra Social, have brought together researchers from all over the world for this event. IRB Barcelona is among the driving forces of the BCEC.

Link to La Vanguardia

Link to El Periódico

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Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, a seal that was awarded in 2011. The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 27 laboratories and eight core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 employees and more than 30 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona is a CERCA center, and a member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).