The 4th Interrogations at the Biointerface Advanced Summer School, which will focus on the self-renewal/differentiation interface, will take place in Barcelona on 30th June - 3rd July and is hosted by IBEC.

The School is jointly organized by Spain's Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and Portugal's Institute of Biomedical Engineering (INEB) and Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP). It is the fourth in a series of Advanced Summer Schools under the general theme of “Interrogations at the Biointerface”, which are to be hosted in Porto and Barcelona alternately.

Programme in brief

The Advanced Summer School lasts four days and comprises three days of lectures and one day of lab-sessions.

Monday 30th June, Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd July: Inspiring lectures by world-leading scientists, open to researchers at all career stages. Lectures take place in an informal environment and attendees are encouraged to contribute challenging questions and possible case studies. Plenty of discussion time is scheduled to delve into these, with poster sessions, coffee breaks and an active social programme. Participants will have the opportunity to present their posters during the flash presentations.

Thursday 3rd: one day of hands-on session on advanced experimental techniques. PhD students and postdocs in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply for the limited places on these sessions.

Participation will be credited according to the ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Important deadlines:

Registration full course (lab sessions & lectures) and lectures deadline: 20th June (exteded deadline)
Abstract submission deadline: 26th May 

Early Bird fee deadline: 2nd June 

Who can participate?

The Advanced Summer School is open to PhD students and scientists interested in biomedical engineering approaches to stem cell research and regenerative medicine.

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