Results about: Mitochondrial diseases
Our research addresses the evolution of the protein synthesis machinery, the molecular interactions that regulate it, and the biomedical applications that can be derived from its study. Our research projects are focused around the biology of transfer RNA (tRNA).
The 2017 IRB Barcelona Alumni of Excellence Award has gone to Marc Liesa, who obtained his PhD in 2008 in Antonio Zorzano’s Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Laboratory. The award, established in 2016, acknowledges the excellence of former IRB Barcelona scientists and is given with the support of Eppendorf. Liesa visited the Institute on 5 May to receive the distinction. He talks about his science and shares some secrets of his success.