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The newspaper El Pais reports the research developed by biochemist Modesto Orozco, group leader of  Molecular Modelling Informatics at IRB Barcelona. The scientist is developing a large library which will contain 1,900 proteins in movement. To build this library Dr. Orozco is taking advantage of the new supercomputer Marenostrum, established by the UPC.


About IRB Barcelona

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to cure cancer and other diseases linked to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society, and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 researchers and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).