IBEC group leader Pere Roca-Cusachs is the Journal of Cell Science’s ‘cell scientist to watch’ in its current edition.
Last week there was a lot of press coverage of the La Caixa PhD fellowships ceremony, which took place at the Caixaforum on 3rd July.
A ‘Results in Brief’ article about Elena Martinez’s ERC project COMIET has been published on the CORDIS website, the EC’s Community Research and Development Information Service.
Joan Montero, a senior researcher in IBEC’s Nanobioengineering group, appeared yesterday in an interview published by the SINC Agency in which he talks about his laboratory test – which is already being used in some hospitals in the United States – which is capable of predicting, in just 24 hours, if a drug will be able to kill a tumor.
An interview with IBEC director Josep Samitier in his capacity as the president of ACER appeared in the ‘Dominical’ supplement of the Diari de Girona last week.
In a La Vanguardia feature by Josep Corbella, IBEC’s Xavier Trepat is interviewed along with IRB’s Salvador Aznar-Benitah about the important role music plays in their lives, how it has affected their careers as researchers, and about the relation and similarities between musical and scientific creativity.
An article by IBEC researchers Pilar Rodríguez, Xavier Trepat and Raimon Sunyer about the importance of physical forces in understanding biological function appears in the June edition of Investigación y Ciencia, the Spanish-language version of Scientific American magazine.
Yesterday, in betevé’s “Deuwatts” programme devoted to biomedical engineering, they featured interviews with Elisabeth Engel and Sergi Rey.
An article by IBEC director Josep Samitier explaining what bioengineering is and how it can advance health and quality of life appeared in La Vanguardia today.
Federico González Grassi, a senior researcher in the Pluripotency for organ regeneration group, recently gave an interview to Scitech Europa, a website that provides news and developments from the European science and technology community.