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EEUU y China compiten en la carrera de los superordenadores

IRB Barcelona en los medios
7 Ago 15

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El País recoge la noticia sobre el proyecto anunciado por el presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, para construir un superordenador capaz de realizar un trillón de cálculos por segundo. El artículo incluye declaraciones de Modesto Orozco, jefe de grupo del IRB Barcelona, director de Ciencias de la Vida del BSC-CNS y catedrático de la UB, que opina sobre las repercusiones que este proyecto podría tener en el campo de la investigación biomédica.

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Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, a seal that was awarded in 2011. The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 28 laboratories and eight core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 employees and more than 30 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona is a CERCA center, and a member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).