Dr. Eduard Torrents
Junior Group Leader

Ed. Hèlix | Baldiri Reixac 15-21 | 08028 | Barcelona
T. +34 934 034 756
Email : etorrentsibecbarcelona.eu

Eduard Torrents obtained his PhD in microbiology in 2001 from the Science Faculty at the University Autonomous of Barcelona. During this time he spend 20 months at Karolinska Institute in Sweden with the supervision of Prof. Peter Reichard. From 2001 and 2003 he was a researcher at the R&D department at Biokit. S.A an international company leader in clinical diagnostic reagents belonging to the Werfen group. He then moved in the laboratory of Prof Britt-Marie Sjöberg from the Department of Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics at the Stockholm University in Sweden first as a postdoc and then as a researcher (2004-2007). After his Postdoc he received a Ramon y Cajal tenure-track contract (2007) from the Spanish Ministry of Science to return to Spain at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC). In 2012, he obtained a position of Junior Group Leader at the (IBEC).

His current research interests focus on the identification of new antimicrobial therapies and unravel the molecular mechanism underlying the transcripcional regulation of bacterial ribonucleotide reductase genes.



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