The video series Meet Our Scientists presents Travis Stracker, head of the Genomic Instability and Cancer lab at IRB Barcelona.
The video “Maintaining stability of the genome” highlights the research underway to unravel how cells prevent genomic instability.
Nine scientists at IRB Barcelona form part of EMBO, an organisation that comprises more than 1,800 outstanding researchers from Europe and around the world specialised in molecular biology.
“This will allow me to strengthen interactions with other European researchers, as well as to stay abreast of new ideas, concepts and technologies,” says Aznar Benitah.
BIST has selected 12 winners, among them Guiomar Solanas, Jelena Urosevic and Lidia Mateo.
This programme recognises excellence in research and supports women scientists in their transition to leadership positions.
Organizations of the industry, and associations connected to R+D+i express their support towards research, backing the petition of the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu alliance (SOMMa) which advocates in favour of the political class acting to clear the administrative problems currently affecting science in Spain.
SOMMa and the organizations supporting this initiative such as IRB Barcelona, represent close to 6,800 businesses, societies, centres and research units, which give employment to more than 500,000 people in Spain, and have an economic activity equivalent to 10,53 % of the gross domestic product.
Sergi Ferrer-Salat, president of the Board of Trustees of the Ferrer Research Foundation, highlighted that the work done by IRB Barcelona scientist, Manuel Serrano, is helping to further our understanding of the relation between ageing and cancer and identify approaches to manipulate this relation to our advantage.
IRB Barcelona scientist, Modesto Orozco has been granted 150,000 euros to optimise and validate a promising anti-tumour therapeutic tool over 18 months.
The latest Meet Our Scientists series is devoted to Marta Vilaseca, manager of the Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Core Facility at IRB Barcelona.
The video "Proteins caught in fraganti" presents her specialised field.
Yesterday IRB Barcelona’s Board of Trustees appointed the renowned scientist as director of the Institute, a position that he will take up on 1 May.
Francesc Posas succeeds Joan J. Guinovart, the director and founder of the Institute.
More than 75 scientists will be making their research projects known to the public.
IRB Barcelona will be participating through the workshop "Protein synthesis: Xenopus oocytes".
The IRB Barcelona scientist and head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab has been awarded the Olof Palme Medal in recognition of his recent discovery regarding the treatment of advanced-stage colon tumors with immunotherapy.