The Biomedical Genomics group, led by ICREA researcher Núria López-Bigas, has recently participated in a study to profile the genomic landscapes of three subtypes of melanoma, which also involved postdoctoral fellows in her lab Loris Mularoni and Sabarinathan Radhakrishnan. Headed by researchers at Melanoma Institute Australia and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, it is the largest gene-sequencing study ever undertaken in melanoma and one of the biggest in the field of oncology.
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The Newspaper Nació Digital interviews Meritxell Rovira, visiting scientist in the Biomedical Genomics Lab at IRB Barcelona, about her research on pancreatic stem cells. The best of biomedical research is that "it is interdisciplinary: chemistry, medicine, and biology... Nobody is good enough to know enough, and that is very fortunate," she stresses.
The interview also reveals a personal side to this scientist, as she explains what has learned about living with breast cancer.
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Several media have echoed the next conference on the latest approaches in cancer research. On 6 and 7 March, the Paranimf building at the University of Barcelona’s Faculty of Medicine will be hosting some of the world's most renowned experts on tumour clonal heterogeneity.
The event, which is being held by the Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), the Josep Carreras Foundation, and the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, will bring some of Spain's foremost scientists together, including Núria López-Bigas, ICREA professor and group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab at IRB Barcelona.
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The local newspaper “Diari ARA” interviews Núria López-Bigas, ICREA researcher and group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab at IRB Barcelona, about cancer.
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The newspaper "La Vanguardia" interviews Núria López-Bigas, ICREA researcher and group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab at IRB Barcelona, winner of the 2016 Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Biomedical Research.
The interview reveals the personal side of this scientist.
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“El Temps” magazine publishes an extensive report about the research and public engagement activities at IRB Barcelona, including an interview with Núria López-Bigas, who recently joined IRB Barcelona as group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab.
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As of November, Núria López-Bigas, winner of the 2016 Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Biomedical Research, will join IRB Barcelona to continue her research on cancer using computational biology.
The Institute has also recruited Croatian scientist Fran Supek, who will launch his laboratory in 2017.