This week IBEC will be hosting the 8th meeting of the Molecular Microbiology group of the Sociedad Española de Microbiología (SEM). The congress will offer the chance for participants to learn about noteworthy advances in the field and to discuss the particular trends and challenges in this area.
On Sunday 24 October, 21 women scientists and staff from IBEC struggled out of bed at an ungodly hour to take part in Barcelona’s sixth annual Carrera de la Mujer, a five-kilometre race through the streets in aid of charity.
A scientific project involving IBEC researchers has received a funding boost of €475,000 from Fundació La Marató de TV3.
More than 60 researchers, medical professionals, company representatives and other interested participants from the health sector came to IBEC on 5 October for a CIBER-BBN conference, “Investigación y desarrollo de terapias avanzadas: introducción en aspectos regulatorios” (Research and development of Advanced Therapies: an introduction to regulatory aspects).
A White paper on nanotechnology and bioethics which IBEC staff helped to prepare will be presented at the Parc Científic de Barcelona on 5 October.
If you’ve ever wanted to move an object using the power of your mind, predict the spread of a virus and the development of a pandemic, or watch a mini robot travel through the body to deliver a drug, you need look no further than the new Tecnorevolució exhibition, which has been created with IBEC’s associate director Josep Samitier as scientific adviser.
A multidisciplinary research project coordinated at IBEC by group leader George Altankov has been selected for funding by the EU as part of the European-Latin American Network for Science and Technology (EULANEST).
On Friday 17 September the directorate of IBEC attended the official signing of a Framework Agreement between the institute and the Biolpol’H consortium, a biomedical and biotechnology cluster of health care facilities, institutions, research centres and companies.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Dennis Discher will be the distinguished speaker at Monday’s IBEC seminar, the first to take place after the summer break.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Warwick University (Centre for Cognitive & Neural systems) and IBEC covering the field of Bioengineering.