An article by Dr. Xavier Trepat, senior researcher of IBEC´s Cellular and respiratory biomechanics group and the Department of Physiology Sciences of the University of Barcelona, contributes for the first time an experimental answer to the question of how cells move during biological processes as diverse as the development, metastasis, or regeneration of tissues.
Members of IBEC International Scientific Committee and the directors of the Institute held their annual meeting, to follow up on the scientific activities developed by the fourteen lines of research that operate in the centre.
Scientists from Europe and the United States gathered at the World Trade Center in Barcelona for the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia, and presented details of their most recent research work in the areas of bioengineering and nanomedicine.
Scientists from Europe and the United States will gather at the World Trade Center in Barcelona for the Second Annual Symposium of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, to present details of their most recent research projects in the fields of bioengineering and nanomedicine.
Dr. Mina Bissell, from the Life Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in California, will be the speaker at a special IBEC Seminar organised for this coming Wednesday 25th March, on the theme of “Tissue Architecture is the message: The role of extracellular matrix and organ architecture”.
IBEC´s football league starts this coming Friday 6th March, with an inaugural match between Equipo 2 and Naranja Nanomecanica.
IBEC will have a presence at one of the world´s largest nano technology exhibitions, which will start in Tokyo from Wednesday February 18th to Friday 20th.
The first IBEC seminar of 2009 was held in the Félix Serratosa Room at Barcelona´s Scientific Park, with Professor Dario Anselmetti, from Germany´s Bielefeld University, as the speaker.
A group of researchers from Twente University in the Netherlands, will visit IBEC’s headquarters on Monday 19th January, with the aim to reinforce and expand the collaborations that already exist between the two institutions.
Dr Samuel Stupp, member of IBEC´s International Scientific Committee, visited the Institute’s headquarters in Barcelona for the first time. The one-day visit, on Friday 21st of November, started with a meeting with doctor Josep Planell and Abel Riera, director and managing director of IBEC, respectively. Also present at the meeting were Teresa Sanchis and Arantxa Sanz, scientific project managers.