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19.05.2016
Barcelona hosts, for the first time, the School of Molecular and Theoretical Biology for secondary school students
The school funded by the Zimin Foundation will be held with the support of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), the Pere Tarrés Foundation, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Barcelona, Spain.
02.05.2016
Carlos Toscano wins the RIN4', a competition on popular science
The presentation "Oscillating genes and speaker bacteria" caught the attention of the jury, who awarded first prize and also of the public, who chose it for the special prize. The Rin4' contest aims to help doctoral students to learn to communicate your research.
18.04.2016
Rin4' competition kicks off
For the next three days, more than 50 UPF PhD students will be presenting their respective research in just 4 minutes and in front of a jury. The winner will receive a prize of nearly 1,000 euros.
04.04.2016
Protein degradation and its applications in cancer, the focus of the lecture by the Nobel Prize for Chemistry Aaron Ciechanover
On 1 April, Pompeu Fabra University, in collaboration with Novartis, invited the researcher Aaron Ciechanover to give a talk about the ubiquitina-proteasome system.
04.04.2016
Third edition of the Scientific Coffees about Rare Diseases
On Thursday, 7 April, comes back the cycle "Progressing with and for you: Scientific Coffees about Rare Diseases" will take place. On this occasion, it will focus on the genetic counseling and diagnostic techniques and it will count with the participation of the DCEXS researcher Clara Serra, among others.
29.03.2016
Pompeu Fabra University to welcome Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover
On the occasion of its 25 th anniversary, UPF has invited the winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry (2004) to give a lecture on the elimination of residual proteins in cells. The talk will take place on 1 April at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park.
21.03.2016
ICREA Academy 2015 gives eight distinctions for UPF
Eight researchers receive this distinction from the Generalitat de Catalunya in recognition of their research, which contributes to retain research talent within the Catalan university system.
09.03.2016
Biotechnology and research: Communication and social networks in expanding situations
The communication of biotechnology will focus the debate organized by the Association of Biotechnology Communicators in collaboration with the Science, Communication and Society Studies Centre from Pompeu Fabra University and that will take place on 16 March at room Ramón y Cajal from the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park.
07.03.2016
The Catalan Society for Biology announces new lineup of prizes and presents the 1st Night of Biology
The Night of Biology will award five prizes to the people or institutions that have contributed the most to the development and dissemination of Biological Sciences. The event will take place on 7 July at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park and the DCEXS will act as the hosting institution.
29.02.2016
The Catalan Society for Biology announces new lineup of prizes and presents the 1st Night of Biology
The Night of Biology will award five prizes to the people or institutions that have contributed the most to the development and dissemination of Biological Sciences. The event will take place on 7 July at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park and the DCEXS will act as the hosting institution.
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