Ricard Solé and Sergi Valverde study the evolution of programming languages
The researchers from the Complex Systems Lab (DCEXS-UPF) have published an article in the Journal of Royal Society Interface that shows the changes in programming languages in order to study the cultural evolution from the technological point of view.
Molecular dissection of intracellular iron regulation
Presented in detail in a study published by Elena Hidalgo and José Ayté, principal investigators of the Oxidative Stress and Cell Cycle Research Group at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, published in the journal PLOS Genetics.
Muscle fibrosis is accentuated by the partial loss of the identity and functionality of muscle cells
A study published on 14 May in Stem Cell Reports by the group led by Pura Muńoz-Cánoves, ICREA research professor and head of the Cell Biology Unit of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS) at Pompeu Fabra University and a member of CIBERNED.
Researcher Pura Muńoz-Cánoves, new member of the international organization EMBO

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) on life sciences research has announced the incorporation to its network of Pura Muńoz-Cánoves , director of the Cell Biology Group of the Department on Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) from UPF, ICREA researcher  and member of the network CIBERNED.

ZeClinics leads the biggest scientific crowdfunding campaign from 2015

After joining the II Investment Forum UPF organized on December 2014 by the Innovation Unit-UPF Business Shuttle, the ZeClinics company has obtained the needed funding.

MedBioinformatics, a project about translational research and personalized medicine in oncology and neuropsychiatry
This project coordinated by Ferran Sanz, aims to develop useful bioinformatics tools and applications, and autonomously usable for analysing the huge amount of data and knowledge generated in healthcare and biomedical research in order to facilitate translational research and precision medicine.
David Andreu, doctor and professor honoris causa by the Eötvös Loránd University
On 8 May, Barna Mezey, rector of the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest invested David Andreu, head of the Proteomics and Protein Chemistry Research Group of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF, doctor and professor honoris causa at a ceremony held in the main auditorium of the University.
Gene expression, key to understand differences in disease susceptibility
Roderic Guigó, professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF (DCEXS) and coordinator of the Bioinformatics and Genomics Program at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), leads a scientific article that studies gene variation between individuals and organs or tissues. The article, published in Science on May the8th together with two more, shows the results obtained with the Genotype-Tissue Expression Project (GTEx).
Mice develop an addiction to chocolate
As demonstrated in a study led by Rafael Maldonado, director of the Neuropharmacology Laboratory of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences published on 6 May in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
In the quest for a general theory of the critical behaviour of biological systems

A theoretical review article published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology by Sergi Valverde, a member of the Complex Systems Lab of the IBE (UPF-CSIC), with the participation of Jordi García Ojalvo, researcher at the CEXS.

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