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iGEM UPF-CRG team 2017 call
A team of 3 rd and 4 th year undergraduate students will participate in the 2018 edition of the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.
A short jump from single-celled ancestors to animals
Researchers at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and the Center for Genomic Regulation show that animals's unicellular ancestor probably had some of the mechanisms common in nowadays animal cells.
New findings improve our understanding of how pancreatic cancer develops

New research challenges the current view on one of the deadliest cancers today. The study, published this week in Nature, is based on a hypothesis made more than ten years ago by Francisco X. Real, professor at Pompeu Fabra University and co-author of the article.

A European project and a US Initiative will collaborate on efforts to reduce the use of animals and achieve more efficient toxicity risk assessment
EU-ToxRisk and Tox21 have started their collaborations in the field of toxicological risk assessment. The European part of the collaboration, EU-ToxRisk, counts among its organizers with the Research Program on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB).
Mathematical and computational models, increasingly present in biomedical research
The Department of Experimental and Health Sciences gathered international experts in quantitative biology on the occasion of the "5 th DCEXS Symposium on Quantitative Biology: a systems-level approach to life" on 21 September.
Light shed on what European malaria was like, 50 years after its eradication
A work led by the Institute of Evolutionary Biology, recovers DNA from two strains of malaria from old samples from the Ebro Delta in Spain. The results reveal the origins of P. vivax and P. falciparum, and help us comprehend the mutations which have become resistant to numerous drugs.
Call for applications for a "Banco Santander-Maria de Maeztu Unit of excellence" postdoctoral position

Call for applications for a "Banco Santander-Maria de Maeztu Unit of excellence" postdoctoral position. Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University.

The NFAT5 protein, a possible protector against immunological disorders
Scientists at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences have discovered the role in the immune system of NFAT5, a protein known for its function in the adaptation of cells to highly saline environments. 
All set for the 5th Symposium of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences
On Wednesday 21 September, international scientists will gather at the DCEXS to share their findings in the emerging field of quantitative biology.
Rimonabant, a possible treatment for fragile X syndrome
Scientists at Laboratory of Neuropharmacology have found improvements in the cognitive ability in the mouse model for fragile X syndrome using very low doses of a drug that acts on the endocannabinoid system.
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