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DCEXS 2012-2013 Report
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Doctor Honoris Causa by UPF
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Evolutionary Biology and Complex Systems
Genetics and Neurosciences
Transversal Program: Public Health and Education in Health Sciences
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News archive of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences
News archive of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences
INTERVIEW with Sydney Brenner: "I'm interested in the science of solving problems"
Arcadi Navarro will lead the European Genome-Phenome Archive team
The grid of audition: the ordered organisation of hair cells in the ear.
Do tumour cells behave like in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button?
The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa , visits the PRBB
REPORT: Sydney Brenner captivates UPF during his investiture ceremony as doctor honoris causa
Recent advances in the study of proteins and their interactions
Investiture ceremony of Professor Sydney Brenner as doctor honoris causa by UPF
Arnau Busquets receives the 7th Biogen Idec Foundation Prize for Young Scientists 2013
Structural biology, the subject of a new edition of Escolab at the DCEXS
DCEXS and DTIC and participate in several activities of the Brain Awareness Week
Reelin protein restores cognitive abilities in animal models of Alzheimer's
New advances in the genome of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
A new study from DCEXS-UPF reveals the importance of physical barriers in segregating cells in the central nervous system
Gianni de Fabritiis at the launch of "HTC Power to Give", a new mobile based volunteer computing project
Differences among human populations in zinc absorption could have been selected as a protection against pathogens
A genetic variant of the human genome protects against asthma and obesity
Identified a causal factor of muscle degeneration in ageing
Discovery of a new function for non-coding RNAs
The US National Institutes of Health fund a Neuropharmacology Laboratory project
A study by Rafael Maldonado receives the Grünenthal Foundation Award in Pain Research 2013
Blue eyes, dark skin: 7,000-year-old genome shows what European hunter-gatherers looked like
NeuroPain, a European project coordinated by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory
Analysis of the genome of the elephant shark reveals the origin of bone formation in vertebrates
A hormone blocks the effects of addiction to cannabis
Arnau Busquets obtains the 7th Biogen Idec Foundation Young Researchers Prize 2013
Four UPF researchers receive the ICREA Acadèmia recognition
Donation of 15,000 euros to promote research in the biomedical field
UPF has obtained all of the TECNIOSPRING grants awarded by ACC1Ó and the European Union in the field of biotechnology
The 18th Science Week 2013 took place from 15 to 24 November
The TV3 Marathon fosters two CEXS cancer research projects
A study recreates the story of life from a genomic perspective
Seminar Announce: David van Dijk
Tomàs Marquès joins the EMBO Young Researchers Programme
Evolution and culture: human nature in transformation
The vaccine against foot and mouth disease - a successful case of technology transfer
The results of exome sequencing of non-invasive bladder cancer are published
Scientists at the IBE to give the '(Re)volució' series of conferences
Hypocretins are involved in the addiction caused by cannabinoids
Open Day 2013
CEXS-UPF: Nature Genetics publishes the Cancer Genome Atlas
A study relates nicotine addiction with the cannabis receptor
Deciphering tumour genomes to advance towards personalized cancer medicine
70% of bladder cancers involve a specific mutation in a particular gene
Human genome integrity depends on a protein complex that controls mobile DNA behaviour
Lecturer Joaquim Gea to chair European Respiratory Society congress in Barcelona
Two Department of Experimental and Health Sciences lecturers to receive Vicens Vives Award for quality in university teaching
Seminar "Unfolding diversity: Modeling promiscuity and toxicity in the metabolic space and beyond."
Greater genetic diversity found among the great apes than among humans
The brain mechanism that alters motor coordination through the chronic consumption of cannabis identified
The master's degree in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry assesses the challenges of the future at an academic gathering
Inbreeding was the reason for Snowflake's albinism
DR ARTURO ÁLVAREZ-BUYLLA, DISTINGUISHED BANCO DE SANTANDER VISITING PROFESSOR AT THE DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
A new treatment for fragile X syndrome is identified
The GRIB Has Developed an Accurate Bioinformatics System to Predict Protein-Protein Interaction
A new anticoagulant mechanism based on the system the malaria mosquito uses to feed has been discovered
A study on the three dimensional structure of bacterial biofilms will enable combating resistance to bactericides
The Neanderthal genetic signature identified in present day North African populations
A key step in the maturation of the AIDS virus simulated for the first time
The propensity to suffer certain inflammatory diseases may depend on the levels of the expression of the ORMDL3 gene
La Marató de TV3 fundraising telethon funds four CEXS research projects
A large percentage of congenital malformations could be multifactorial
CEXS Department to hold the 1rst DCEXS Meeting on Calcium Signalling.
The most pleasant foods can trigger addiction
CEXS has two more new ICREA Academia researchers
Modern North Africans? recent origin is outside Africa.
A breakthrough towards the cure for Duchenne?s Muscular Dystrophy reveals new targets in the fight against this rare and serious disease.
Mutations caused by insertions of DNA short sequences are frequent than thought
Identified: New mechanism of tumoral cells reprogramation
Francesc Posas is awarded the 2011 Carmen and Severo Ochoa research prize
The Genographic Project confirms that humans emigrated from Africa through Arabia
Researchers suggest a new mechanism for the evolution of antibiotic proteins
Researchers discover that temperature controls genetic messengers
A genetic study of Catalan surnames
Genetics could clear up the mystery of Christopher Columbus? origin.
The first Central American Survey on health and working conditions
A researcher from the Primate Genomics Lab wins the 2010 Scientific Communication Prize
Very good appraisal of the CIBERES network and 5th Scientific Symposium
IBE: Viruses and bacteria have common infection patterns
A major step in molecular simulation - key to designing new drugs
Researchers from the IBE search for the genetic basis of adaptation and tolerance of natural toxic compounds.
Rafael Maldonado's team, winner of the Antonio Esteve Research Award
The CEXS holds an EMBO symposium on sensory developmental biology
The UPF celebrates the publication of the 500th thesis on TDX
A new experimental system determines the recombination of the hepatitis C virus.
CISAL collaborates with the Institute for Work and Health of Canada
Technological Platforms of Biomedical Research IV Annual Gathering: Innovative drugs, nanomedicine and health Technology: Promoting Farma-Biotech cooperation
The orang-utan genome on the cover of "Nature"
Progress in the knowledge of the sensorial neurogenesis
World-wide challenge of the structural prediction of a G-protein coupled receptor complex (GPCR DOCK 2010)
The genome of a new hominin has been determined, the Denisova Hominin, who shared a common origin with the Neanderthals
UPF researchers create a living cell system with artificial computational ability.
Professor Jordi Sunyer obtains an Advanced grant from the European Council
ICAM fellowship for research into occupational disability in Catalonia
The CEXS obtains two research funding grants in the Marató 2009, focused on rare diseases.
Evolutionary Biologists recover the DNA of Louis XVI's supposed blood
Modulation of CB2 receptor activity: a target for the treatment of obesity and insulin-resistance.
How technology is applied to design new medicines?
Ismael Zamora granted with the 2010 Hansch Award
DisGeNET, a new software to query and analyze a network representation of human gene-disease databases
The genetic mosaic is a more common genetic variation source in humans than was thought.
Jewish populations have a common genetic origin
Emma Puighermanal receives the Jose Antonio Salvá prize for Basic Pharmacology.
Gran èxit de convocatòria de la cinquena edició del Premi PRBB en Ciències de la Salut i de la Vida
The first results of the Neanderthal Genome project have been published
The ARITMO project researches the risk of arrhythmia that may be caused by some antipsychotic, antihistamine and anti-infective drugs
UPFARMA platform has participated in the 1st Annual Meeting of TECNIO "Technology for business" organized by ACC10
Be an atom for one afternoon!
Biotechnology Research for a Complex World, Barcelona Biomedical Research park, 2nd June 2010
The chronic lymphocytic leukaemia reveals the first oncogenic mutations.
GRIB organizes the third course on Design and Management of Research Projects.
A work published in Genome Research identifies many new functional amino acid tandem repeats in human proteins
Scholarships for academic exchange in medicine and the health sciences, between Europe and Latin America
A key substance in preventing relapses by smokers is identified
Sequencing technologies create new ways for more precise and individualized treatments
The genomic sequencing of the aphid brings new clues about the evolution and management of crop plagues.
Jaume Bertranpetit becomes a permanent member of the RACAB
The scientist Luc Steels was invited by the Evolutionary Biology Institute
BIANA, a software framework that gathers known biological data and is able to infer new interactions.
Excellent Science requires first class equipment
Identified: a mutation participating in the clinical expression of migraine
New keys discovered in the hindbrain of the vertebrates
IntOgen, an interface designed as an essential tool in cancer research.
Seminar Announce: Antoni Ivorra
NeuroPhar participates in a project financed by the CENIT programme
New keys to the insects' metamorphosis control
Research seminar on temporary professional incapacity management
Professor Fernando G. Benavides is the new president of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology.
Roderic Guigó talks about bioinformatics eight years after the decoding of the Human Genome
GRIB participates in the foundation of the Iberoamerican Society for Bioinformatics (SoIBio)
David Comas gave the opening lecture of the Human Biology Degree Course
El Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona obre les seves portes el proper 3 d’octubre
Chromatine is a key element in the genic regulation process
Professor Jaume Bertranpetit has been invited to the 2nd world summit on Evolution
Lecturers in the Health and Life Sciences Faculty receive a Jaume Vicens Vives award in recognition of their teaching quality.
Revealed - the connection between cannabis and amnesia
Researchers of the UPF find a new strategy for fighting viral infections
A study by the CISAL shows the methodological effectiveness of integrated data design.
Professor Rafael Maldonado has been elected member of the French National Academy of Pharmacy
New molecular mechanism discovered that participates in gene regulation
UPFARMA appears on la Vanguardia
Professor Jordi Pérez has been awarded with Pavlov prize, in recognition of his career.
Resident physicians trained at the Mateu Orfila Occupational Medicine Teaching Unit to join the job market
UPF and the Pasqual Maragall Foundation to promote teaching and research into Alzheimer’s disease
The Platform UPFARMA participates in the Xth Annual Meeting of Technology Transfer Networks organized by ACC1Ó (CIDEM)
The Bovine Genome sequence will help to understand the evolution of mammals and improve the efficiency of livestock farming
New molecular mechanism described that participates in pancreatic cancer
David Comas gives the opening speech of the 10th edition of Exporecerca Jove
CEXS organises four EscoLab sessions
The PRBB announces two diffusion and research awards
A long-silenced gene is again functional in humans
Informative conference about about IMI ( Innovative Medicines Initiative): Experiences of the first call and future prospects
Seminar Announce: Guided tours in n-Dimensional space: Dynamic Visualization of multivariate data in the life sciences by Dr. Michael Greenacre
A study by the Bibliometrics and Science Evaluation research Group shows an increasing international recognisement of the research done in Catalonia
The Research Group on Biomedical Informatics ( GRIB) appears in La Vanguardia
Presentation of the new Research Centre on Occupational Health (CISAL)
Differences between human and Chimpanzee genome are bigger than thought
A paleogenetical study determines the blood group of Neanderthal man
First edition of the Barcelona School on Biomedical Informatics, an innovative teaching proposal
PlayStation 3 helps in understanding the proteins responsible for Alzheimer's
The religious conversions of Jews and Muslims have had a profound impact on the population of the Iberian Peninsula
UPF researchers describe a new mechanism by which cells decide whether to repair cell damage or divide
UPF biologists coordinate the Genographic Project in Europe
UPF, among the top Spanish universities
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