Gonzalo Fernández-Miranda, associate researcher at IRB Barcelona, leads this therapeutic project selected by CaixaImpulse to facilitate its development towards the market.
IRB Barcelona is to participate in the two-week (10-21 July) scientific summer camp through the project “Drosophila melanogaster: a model to study human disease”.
This initiative is organised by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation, in collaboration with first-class research centres all over Catalonia, including BIST centres.
At the BIST Board of Trustees meeting, which took place today in Barcelona, the incorporation of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) as a new member of the Foundation was also approved.
Silberman, who holds a PhD in Computer Science and brings a lot of research experience in both the private and university sectors, will succeed Miquel A. Pericàs, who combined the position within the BIST with the direction of ICIQ.
IRB Barcelona, along with another 30 Catalan companies and organisations, is participating in the four-day convention in San Diego.
The BIO International Convention (BIO) is the top partnering fair for the biomedical sector.
The Institute’s spin-offs Iproteos and Nostrum Biodiscovery are also visiting the fair.
“It is a great honour and it strengthens my commitment to continuing my research with the highest standards,” says the IRB Barcelona group leader.
Eight IRB Barcelona group leaders are currently members of the European Molecular Biology Organization.
The IRB Barcelona scientists is presented the prize in recognition of his research into cancer and fats.
The foundation, which is based in Madrid, awards Batlle for his research of excellence on colon cancer—one of the tumours with greatest prevalence worldwide.The foundation, which is based in Madrid, awards Batlle for his research of excellence on colon cancer—one of the tumours with greatest prevalence worldwide.
On May 27-28, the Barcelona Science Festival will bring a hundred science activities to the Parc de la Ciutadella.
IRB Barcelona is to participate in the Festival by giving a talk on Network Medicine and holding two workshops for a wide range of public.
During 2017, five activities programmed by the Institute to promote scientific culture will be supported by the FECYT.
Last Saturday IRB Barcelona held its Open Day and received around 400 visitors.
Public of all ages visited the labs, participated in workshops and attended talks at the centre, which is located at the Barcelona Science Park.