PhD opportunities

PhD4MD

A collaborative research training programme for medical doctors

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Deadline for applications: 21 March 2018

IRB Barcelona International PhD Fellowships 2018

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Deadline for applications: 14 January 2018 at 15:00h (CET)

PhD Thesis Defences

PhD Thesis Defended

Stay tuned for upcoming PhD Thesis Defences.

For a complete list of past defences, please see PhD Theses Defended.

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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IRB Barcelona Alumni member

«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

Silva J, Aivio S, Knobel PA, Bailey LJ, Casali A, Vinaixa M, Garcia-Cao I, Coyaud É, Jourdain AA, Pérez-Ferreros P, Rojas AM, Antolin-Fontes A, Samino-Gené S, Raught B, González-Reyes A, Ribas de Pouplana L, Doherty AJ, Yanes O and Stracker TH.
Nat Cell Biol (2), 162 - 174 (2018)
Testoni G, Duran J, García-Rocha M, Vilaplana F, Serrano AL, Sebastián D, López-Soldado I, Sullivan MA, Slebe F, Vilaseca M, Muñoz-Cánoves P and Guinovart JJ.
Cell Metab (1), 256 - 266.e4 (2017)
<p>Cell Death and Diff</p>
Segura-Bayona S, Knobel PA, González-Burón H, Youssef SA, Peña-Blanco A, Coyaud É, López-Rovira T, Rein K, Palenzuela L, Colombelli J, Forrow S, Raught B, Groth A, de Bruin A and Stracker TH.
Cell Death Differ (11), 1872 - 1885 (2017)
Solanas G, Peixoto FO, Perdiguero E, Jardí M, Ruiz-Bonilla V, Datta D, Symeonidi A, Castellanos A, Welz PS, Caballero JM, Sassone-Corsi P, Muñoz-Cánoves P and Benitah SA.
Cell (4), 678 - 692.e2 (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>Natcom</p>
Bayona-Feliu A, Casas-Lamesa A, Reina O, Bernués J and Azorín F.
Nat Commun (1), 283 - (2017)

Further information

D’acord amb l’article 9 de la convocatòria dels ajuts FI- 2018, RESOLUCIÓ EMC/2199/2017, de 14 de setembre, es publica la priorització dels ajuts FI 2018.
Alhora s’obre un període d’al·legacions que finalitzarà el 11 de Desembre de 2017.

Noticias

<p>Mouse cells with DOR protein. (M. Romero, IRB Barcelona)</p>
19 Apr 2018

Obesity is a world health problem since excessive accumulation of fat tissue (or adipose tissue) increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes and some types of cancer.

<p>Illustrative image of how scientists have deciphered the covalent nature of beta-amyloid dimers, an article published in Analytical Chemistry. Authors: Marina Gay, IRB Barcelona, and Lorena Markovich</p>
17 Apr 2018

The most widely used biomarkers for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are currently the concentrations of beta-amyloid and phosphorylated Tau in cerebrospinal fluid.

<p>Image: University of Barcelona</p>
13 Apr 2018

A scientific team has described for the first time the in vivo synergy action of the neutral amino acid transporters LAT2 and TAT1 and their participation in the renal absorption.

<p>Francesc Posas, new director of IRB Barcelona</p>
12 Apr 2018

Francesc Posas Garriga, an internationally acknowledged researcher in the field of cell biology and full professor of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), is to take up the

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