PhD opportunities

IRB Barcelona International PhD Fellowships 2017

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Deadline for applications: 15 February 2017 at 23:59h (Barcelona local time)

INPhINIT “la Caixa” fellowship programme

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Deadline for applications: 2 February 2017

PhD4MD

A collaborative research training programme for medical doctors

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Testimonials

Testimonials

Postdoctoral Fellow

“From our study in Drosophila flies we can deduce that it would be particularly interesting to address vertebrates and analyse the participation of p53 in diabetes and obesity”

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Postdoctoral Fellow

«Our study highlights the complexity of p38 functions, both in cancer and in the maintenance of normal tissues. It shows why an inhibitor of this molecule could effectively have undesirable side effects. But these do not exclude it from being a target against cancer.»

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PhD Student

«I discovered that the bantam molecule drives the transition from larva to pupa, the phase analogous to human adolescence.»

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former PhD student in the Translational Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation Lab

«We suspected that CPEB1, a protein involved in regulating mRNA translation in the cytoplasm, might also be active in the nucleus and play a role in controlling pre-mRNA processing. We discovered that it affects the alternative generation in the mature mRNA of the 3'-UTR, regions where most of the elements regulating translation in time and space are located.»

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KEY Publications by our PhD students

Pascual G, Avgustinova A, Mejetta S, Martín M, Castellanos A, Attolini CS, Berenguer A, Prats N, Toll A, Hueto JA, Bescós C, Di Croce L and Benitah SA.
Nature (), - (2016)
<p>Nature methods</p>
Ivani I, Dans PD, Noy A, Pérez A, Faustino I, Hospital A, Walther J, Andrio P, Goñi R, Balaceanu A, Portella G, Battistini F, Gelpí JL, González C, Vendruscolo M, Laughton CA, Harris SA, Case DA and Orozco M.
Nat Methods (1), 55 - 8 (2016)
<p>Gastroenterology</p>
Calderone V, Gallego J, Fernandez-Miranda G, Garcia-Pras E, Maillo C, Berzigotti A, Mejias M, Bava FA, Angulo-Urarte A, Graupera M, Navarro P, Bosch J, Fernandez M and Mendez R.
Gastroenterology (4), 982 - 97.e30 (2016)
<p>Angew Chem Int Edit</p>
Oller-Salvia B, Sánchez-Navarro M, Ciudad S, Guiu M, Arranz-Gibert P, Garcia C, Gomis RR, Cecchelli R, García J, Giralt E and Teixidó M.
Angew Chem Int Edit (2), 572 - 5 (2016)
Mikolcevic P, Isoda M, Shibuya H, del Barco Barrantes I, Igea A, Suja JA, Shackleton S, Watanabe Y and Nebreda AR.
Nat Commun (), 11084 - (2016)
Pavlovic M, Arnal-Estapé A, Rojo F, Bellmunt A, Tarragona M, Guiu M, Planet E, Garcia-Albéniz X, Morales M, Urosevic J, Gawrzak S, Rovira A, Prat A, Nonell L, Lluch A, Jean-Mairet J, Coleman R, Albanell J and Gomis RR.
Jnci-j Natl Cancer I (12), - (2015)

Further information

D’acord amb l’article 8 de la convocatòria dels ajuts FI- 2017, RESOLUCIÓ EMC/2040/2016 d'1 de setembre, és publica la priorització dels ajuts FI 2017.
Alhora s’obre un període d’al·legacions que finalitzarà el 10 de Desembre de 2016.

News

<p>Staining of mouse liver sections showing steatosis of the liver (fatty liver), with accumulation of fat, lipid droplets (in red), within cells. Cell nuclei stain blue (C. Maíllo, IRB Barcelona).</p>
17 Jan 2017

A team co-headed by scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute (part of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona) has revealed the

<p>Ectopic wings upon ectopic activation of JAK/STAT (Carles Recasens-Alvarez and Ana Ferreira, IRB Barcelona)</p>
9 Jan 2017

Many of the secrets of life, such as how we become a certain size and shape, have been uncovered in studies performed over more than 100 years and involving animal models such as the fruit fly

<p>Despite the expanding repertoire of new anti-cancer agents, treatment failure remains a major challenge in the management of most advanced solid tumours, including breast cancer.</p>
20 Dec 2016

Based on the study of cell signalling networks, the cell signals that drugs alter when they reach their target molecule, an exhaustive in silico analysis of the pairing of 64 therapeutic a

<p>Group leader Salvador Aznar Benitah and first author Gloria Pascual in the Stem Cells and Cancer lab at the IRB Barcelona (M. Minocri, IRB Barcelona)</p>
7 Dec 2016

A study headed by Salvador Aznar Benitah, ICREA researcher at the Inst

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