News archive of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences

2014
April
11.04.2014
Recent advances in the study of proteins and their interactions
March
31.03.2014
Investiture ceremony of Professor Sydney Brenner as doctor honoris causa by UPF
28.03.2014
Arnau Busquets receives the 7th Biogen Idec Foundation Prize for Young Scientists 2013
26.03.2014
Structural biology, the subject of a new edition of Escolab at the DCEXS
14.03.2014
DCEXS and DTIC and participate in several activities of the Brain Awareness Week
11.03.2014
Reelin protein restores cognitive abilities in animal models of Alzheimer's
February
28.02.2014
New advances in the genome of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
27.02.2014
A new study from DCEXS-UPF reveals the importance of physical barriers in segregating cells in the central nervous system
25.02.2014
Gianni de Fabritiis at the launch of "HTC Power to Give", a new mobile based volunteer computing project
24.02.2014
Differences among human populations in zinc absorption could have been selected as a protection against pathogens
21.02.2014
A genetic variant of the human genome protects against asthma and obesity
17.02.2014
Identified a causal factor of muscle degeneration in ageing
13.02.2014
Discovery of a new function for non-coding RNAs
05.02.2014
The US National Institutes of Health fund a Neuropharmacology Laboratory project
04.02.2014
A study by Rafael Maldonado receives the Grünenthal Foundation Award in Pain Research 2013
03.02.2014
Blue eyes, dark skin: 7,000-year-old genome shows what European hunter-gatherers looked like
January
20.01.2014
NeuroPain, a European project coordinated by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory
17.01.2014
Analysis of the genome of the elephant shark reveals the origin of bone formation in vertebrates
15.01.2014
A hormone blocks the effects of addiction to cannabis
2013
December
17.12.2013
Arnau Busquets obtains the 7th Biogen Idec Foundation Young Researchers Prize 2013
13.12.2013
Four UPF researchers receive the ICREA Acadèmia recognition
10.12.2013
Donation of 15,000 euros to promote research in the biomedical field
03.12.2013
UPF has obtained all of the TECNIOSPRING grants awarded by ACC1Ó and the European Union in the field of biotechnology
November
25.11.2013
The 18th Science Week 2013 took place from 15 to 24 November
25.11.2013
The TV3 Marathon fosters two CEXS cancer research projects
22.11.2013
A study recreates the story of life from a genomic perspective
12.11.2013
Seminar Announce: David van Dijk
11.11.2013
Tomàs Marquès joins the EMBO Young Researchers Programme
11.11.2013
Evolution and culture: human nature in transformation
October
25.10.2013
The vaccine against foot and mouth disease - a successful case of technology transfer
22.10.2013
The results of exome sequencing of non-invasive bladder cancer are published
14.10.2013
Scientists at the IBE to give the '(Re)volució' series of conferences
11.10.2013
Hypocretins are involved in the addiction caused by cannabinoids
04.10.2013
Open Day 2013
04.10.2013
CEXS-UPF: Nature Genetics publishes the Cancer Genome Atlas
Setember
30.09.2013
A study relates nicotine addiction with the cannabis receptor
23.09.2013
Deciphering tumour genomes to advance towards personalized cancer medicine
19.09.2013
70% of bladder cancers involve a specific mutation in a particular gene
18.09.2013
Human genome integrity depends on a protein complex that controls mobile DNA behaviour
17.09.2013
Lecturer Joaquim Gea to chair European Respiratory Society congress in Barcelona
17.09.2013
Two Department of Experimental and Health Sciences lecturers to receive Vicens Vives Award for quality in university teaching
17.09.2013
Seminar "Unfolding diversity: Modeling promiscuity and toxicity in the metabolic space and beyond."
July
12.07.2013
Greater genetic diversity found among the great apes than among humans
12.07.2013
The brain mechanism that alters motor coordination through the chronic consumption of cannabis identified
12.07.2013
The master's degree in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry assesses the challenges of the future at an academic gathering
June
12.06.2013
Inbreeding was the reason for Snowflake's albinism
May
21.05.2013
DR ARTURO ÁLVAREZ-BUYLLA, DISTINGUISHED BANCO DE SANTANDER VISITING PROFESSOR AT THE DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
April
05.04.2013
A new treatment for fragile X syndrome is identified
February
20.02.2013
The GRIB Has Developed an Accurate Bioinformatics System to Predict Protein-Protein Interaction
12.02.2013
A new anticoagulant mechanism based on the system the malaria mosquito uses to feed has been discovered
2012
December
11.12.2012
A study on the three dimensional structure of bacterial biofilms will enable combating resistance to bactericides
11.12.2012
The Neanderthal genetic signature identified in present day North African populations
11.12.2012
A key step in the maturation of the AIDS virus simulated for the first time
November
27.11.2012
The propensity to suffer certain inflammatory diseases may depend on the levels of the expression of the ORMDL3 gene
27.11.2012
La Marató de TV3 fundraising telethon funds four CEXS research projects
27.11.2012
A large percentage of congenital malformations could be multifactorial
August
03.08.2012
CEXS Department to hold the 1rst DCEXS Meeting on Calcium Signalling.
May
03.05.2012
The most pleasant foods can trigger addiction
April
18.04.2012
CEXS has two more new ICREA Academia researchers
January
20.01.2012
Modern North Africans? recent origin is outside Africa.
17.01.2012
A breakthrough towards the cure for Duchenne?s Muscular Dystrophy reveals new targets in the fight against this rare and serious disease.
09.01.2012
Mutations caused by insertions of DNA short sequences are frequent than thought
09.01.2012
Identified: New mechanism of tumoral cells reprogramation
2011
December
02.12.2011
Francesc Posas is awarded the 2011 Carmen and Severo Ochoa research prize
November
10.11.2011
The Genographic Project confirms that humans emigrated from Africa through Arabia
Setember
29.09.2011
Researchers suggest a new mechanism for the evolution of antibiotic proteins
29.09.2011
Researchers discover that temperature controls genetic messengers
21.09.2011
A genetic study of Catalan surnames
16.09.2011
Genetics could clear up the mystery of Christopher Columbus? origin.
16.09.2011
The first Central American Survey on health and working conditions
08.09.2011
A researcher from the Primate Genomics Lab wins the 2010 Scientific Communication Prize
July
21.07.2011
Very good appraisal of the CIBERES network and 5th Scientific Symposium
21.07.2011
IBE: Viruses and bacteria have common infection patterns
June
09.06.2011
A major step in molecular simulation - key to designing new drugs
09.06.2011
Researchers from the IBE search for the genetic basis of adaptation and tolerance of natural toxic compounds.
May
30.05.2011
Rafael Maldonado's team, winner of the Antonio Esteve Research Award
03.05.2011
The CEXS holds an EMBO symposium on sensory developmental biology
March
22.03.2011
The UPF celebrates the publication of the 500th thesis on TDX
02.03.2011
A new experimental system determines the recombination of the hepatitis C virus.
February
24.02.2011
CISAL collaborates with the Institute for Work and Health of Canada
21.02.2011
Technological Platforms of Biomedical Research IV Annual Gathering: Innovative drugs, nanomedicine and health Technology: Promoting Farma-Biotech cooperation
January
31.01.2011
The orang-utan genome on the cover of "Nature"
27.01.2011
Progress in the knowledge of the sensorial neurogenesis
25.01.2011
World-wide challenge of the structural prediction of a G-protein coupled receptor complex (GPCR DOCK 2010)
25.01.2011
The genome of a new hominin has been determined, the Denisova Hominin, who shared a common origin with the Neanderthals
2010
December
17.12.2010
UPF researchers create a living cell system with artificial computational ability.
09.12.2010
Professor Jordi Sunyer obtains an Advanced grant from the European Council
November
09.11.2010
ICAM fellowship for research into occupational disability in Catalonia
09.11.2010
The CEXS obtains two research funding grants in the Marató 2009, focused on rare diseases.
09.11.2010
Evolutionary Biologists recover the DNA of Louis XVI's supposed blood
October
19.10.2010
Modulation of CB2 receptor activity: a target for the treatment of obesity and insulin-resistance.
Setember
30.09.2010
How technology is applied to design new medicines?
30.09.2010
Ismael Zamora granted with the 2010 Hansch Award
30.09.2010
DisGeNET, a new software to query and analyze a network representation of human gene-disease databases
28.09.2010
The genetic mosaic is a more common genetic variation source in humans than was thought.
June
17.06.2010
Jewish populations have a common genetic origin
01.06.2010
Emma Puighermanal receives the Jose Antonio Salvá prize for Basic Pharmacology.
May
25.05.2010
Gran èxit de convocatòria de la cinquena edició del Premi PRBB en Ciències de la Salut i de la Vida
20.05.2010
The first results of the Neanderthal Genome project have been published
07.05.2010
The ARITMO project researches the risk of arrhythmia that may be caused by some antipsychotic, antihistamine and anti-infective drugs
07.05.2010
UPFARMA platform has participated in the 1st Annual Meeting of TECNIO "Technology for business" organized by ACC10
07.05.2010
Be an atom for one afternoon!
April
30.04.2010
Biotechnology Research for a Complex World, Barcelona Biomedical Research park, 2nd June 2010
30.04.2010
The chronic lymphocytic leukaemia reveals the first oncogenic mutations.
20.04.2010
GRIB organizes the third course on Design and Management of Research Projects.
15.04.2010
A work published in Genome Research identifies many new functional amino acid tandem repeats in human proteins
09.04.2010
Scholarships for academic exchange in medicine and the health sciences, between Europe and Latin America
06.04.2010
A key substance in preventing relapses by smokers is identified
06.04.2010
Sequencing technologies create new ways for more precise and individualized treatments
February
24.02.2010
The genomic sequencing of the aphid brings new clues about the evolution and management of crop plagues.
24.02.2010
Jaume Bertranpetit becomes a permanent member of the RACAB
12.02.2010
The scientist Luc Steels was invited by the Evolutionary Biology Institute
12.02.2010
BIANA, a software framework that gathers known biological data and is able to infer new interactions.
12.02.2010
Excellent Science requires first class equipment
04.02.2010
Identified: a mutation participating in the clinical expression of migraine
04.02.2010
New keys discovered in the hindbrain of the vertebrates
04.02.2010
IntOgen, an interface designed as an essential tool in cancer research.
January
19.01.2010
Seminar Announce: Antoni Ivorra
2009
December
17.12.2009
NeuroPhar participates in a project financed by the CENIT programme
15.12.2009
New keys to the insects' metamorphosis control
15.12.2009
Research seminar on temporary professional incapacity management
November
11.11.2009
Professor Fernando G. Benavides is the new president of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology.
11.11.2009
Roderic Guigó talks about bioinformatics eight years after the decoding of the Human Genome
11.11.2009
GRIB participates in the foundation of the Iberoamerican Society for Bioinformatics (SoIBio)
October
01.10.2009
David Comas gave the opening lecture of the Human Biology Degree Course
Setember
29.09.2009
El Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona obre les seves portes el proper 3 d’octubre
25.09.2009
Chromatine is a key element in the genic regulation process
25.09.2009
Professor Jaume Bertranpetit has been invited to the 2nd world summit on Evolution
25.09.2009
Lecturers in the Health and Life Sciences Faculty receive a Jaume Vicens Vives award in recognition of their teaching quality.
25.09.2009
Revealed - the connection between cannabis and amnesia
July
24.07.2009
Researchers of the UPF find a new strategy for fighting viral infections
10.07.2009
A study by the CISAL shows the methodological effectiveness of integrated data design.
07.07.2009
Professor Rafael Maldonado has been elected member of the French National Academy of Pharmacy
07.07.2009
New molecular mechanism discovered that participates in gene regulation
06.07.2009
UPFARMA appears on la Vanguardia
June
22.06.2009
Professor Jordi Pérez has been awarded with Pavlov prize, in recognition of his career.
17.06.2009
Resident physicians trained at the Mateu Orfila Occupational Medicine Teaching Unit to join the job market
09.06.2009
UPF and the Pasqual Maragall Foundation to promote teaching and research into Alzheimer’s disease
May
11.05.2009
Seminar Announce
11.05.2009
The Platform UPFARMA participates in the Xth Annual Meeting of Technology Transfer Networks organized by ACC1Ó (CIDEM)
April
30.04.2009
The Bovine Genome sequence will help to understand the evolution of mammals and improve the efficiency of livestock farming
16.04.2009
New molecular mechanism described that participates in pancreatic cancer
03.04.2009
David Comas gives the opening speech of the 10th edition of Exporecerca Jove
02.04.2009
CEXS organises four EscoLab sessions
March
26.03.2009
The PRBB announces two diffusion and research awards
24.03.2009
A long-silenced gene is again functional in humans
18.03.2009
Informative conference about about IMI ( Innovative Medicines Initiative): Experiences of the first call and future prospects
09.03.2009
Seminar Announce: Guided tours in n-Dimensional space: Dynamic Visualization of multivariate data in the life sciences by Dr. Michael Greenacre
February
27.02.2009
A study by the Bibliometrics and Science Evaluation research Group shows an increasing international recognisement of the research done in Catalonia
26.02.2009
The Research Group on Biomedical Informatics ( GRIB) appears in La Vanguardia
17.02.2009
Presentation of the new Research Centre on Occupational Health (CISAL)
17.02.2009
Differences between human and Chimpanzee genome are bigger than thought
January
30.01.2009
A paleogenetical study determines the blood group of Neanderthal man
16.01.2009
First edition of the Barcelona School on Biomedical Informatics, an innovative teaching proposal
2008
December
16.12.2008
PlayStation 3 helps in understanding the proteins responsible for Alzheimer's
16.12.2008
The religious conversions of Jews and Muslims have had a profound impact on the population of the Iberian Peninsula
October
15.10.2008
UPF researchers describe a new mechanism by which cells decide whether to repair cell damage or divide
June
27.06.2008
UPF biologists coordinate the Genographic Project in Europe
May
07.05.2008
UPF, among the top Spanish universities