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

Maillo C, Martín J, Sebastián D, Hernández-Alvarez M, García-Rocha M, Reina O, Zorzano A, Fernandez M and Méndez R.
Nat Cell Biol (2), 94 - 105 (2017)
Cortina C, Turon G, Stork D, Hernando-Momblona X, Sevillano M, Aguilera M, Tosi S, Merlos-Suárez A, Stephan-Otto Attolini C, Sancho E and Batlle E.
EMBO Mol Med (), - (2017)
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 (7635), 41 - 45 (2017)
<p>Dev Cell</p>
Clemente-Ruiz M, Murillo-Maldonado JM, Benhra N, Barrio L, Pérez L, Quiroga G, Nebreda AR and Milán M.
Dev Cell (3), 290 - 302 (2016)
Terré B, Piergiovanni G, Segura-Bayona S, Gil-Gómez G, Youssef SA, Attolini CS, Wilsch-Bräuninger M, Jung C, Rojas AM, Marjanović M, Knobel PA, Palenzuela L, López-Rovira T, Forrow S, Huttner WB, Valverde MA, de Bruin A, Costanzo V and Stracker TH.
Embo J (9), 942 - 60 (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)

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>Lidia, Marcos and Irene are 3 out of the 68 "la Caixa" Phd Students 2016. Photo: Javier Barbancho (El Mundo)</p>
24 Jul 2017

IRB Barcelona PhD student Marcos Fernández is one of three researchers featured in the article published today in El Mundo, following Friday's ceremony in Madrid, where 68 young scientists received

<p>Cross sections of wild type or TLK2 deficient embryos stained for the proliferative marker Ki67. Embryos lacking TLK2 (left) appear morphologically normal but developmentally delayed. (S. Segura-Bayona, IRB Barcelona)</p>
17 Jul 2017

The placenta, a transient organ that links the developing embryo to its mother, is responsible for nutrient, waste and gas exchange between the foetus and the mother.

<p>Núria López-Bigas stars the ninth video of the "Meet Our Scientists" series</p>
5 May 2017
Núria López-Bigas (born in Monistrol de Montserrat, Barcelona, ​​1975) fine tunes computational methods and performs lab experiments seeking to identify cancer driver genes.

Contact

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Clara Caminal
Head Academic & International Scientific Affairs Office
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