Escolab 2011

Yesterday 23 students from the Escola Técnica Profesional del Clot enjoyed a visit to IBEC and took part in some lab activities as part of the ESCOLAB initiative.

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After a presentation from IBEC Director Josep Planell about the institute and its research areas, the 14-15 year olds and their teachers visited the Bio/non-bio interactions for regenerative medicine, Biomechanics and mechanobiology and Control of stem cell potency groups, where researchers Clara Sandino, Melba Navarro, Oscar Castaño, Alberto García and Yvonne Richaud gave them some insights into computational models, cell differentiation, zebrafish as a model organism, and electrospinning.