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Health and life sciences in front of the sea

Discovering secrets under the microscope, learning how to rescue a cardiac arrest or attending a physical therapy masterclass are some of the activities that will be on offer at the University's Mar Campus during its open day on April 22.

Researcher Pura Muñoz-Cánoves receives a grant from the European Research Council
The European Research Council announces the ERC Advanced Grants, awarded according to scientific excellence as a selection criterion. Among the 231 recipients is Pura Muñoz-Cánoves of Pompeu Fabra University, who is investigating the tissue regeneration and aging.
A view on Biomedicine's training
Matti Nikkola, an expert on biomedical training, will give a brief talk on Tuesday focusing on the past and future of biomedical degrees.
The DCEXS fights for gender equality in its research
It does so through the Gender Action Plan, an initiative that includes financial aid for young researchers that are mothers and are determined to consolidate their scientific career.
Brain Awareness Week is back in UPF
From 13-17 March, the 22 nd edition of Brain Awareness Week is being held, and the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF is offering several talks on neuroscience and neurobiology.
Pura Muñoz-Cánoves and Laura García-Prat win the Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award
La Vanguardia readers have valued their work on cell aging as the most important research done in Spain in 2016.
The Congress of the Spanish Pharmacological Society comes to Barcelona
The deadline for advanced registration is on Friday 10 March. Josep Eladi Baños (UPF) is leading the organizing committee of the conference along with Elisabet Vila (UAB) and Francisco Ciruela (UB).
The Gimbernat Surgical Association turns five
And it celebrates it with a conference by Dr. Joan Sala followed by a snack with cake and cava. You are all invited!
Researcher Tomàs Marquès-Bonet is the new director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology
The Board of Trustees of the IBE, a joint centre of Pompeu Fabra University and the CSIC, has appointed the adjunct lecturer and ICREA research professor at UPF as the new director of the Institute.
Would you like to participate in an international synthetic biology competition?
On February 20, the assistants of last year's iGEM competition will explain their experience and advise those students who want to participate in future editions.
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