News channel of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences http://upf.edu/cexs/news/feed.html Universitat Pompeu Fabra en Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona en Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona News channel of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences http://upf.edu/cms/opencms_resources/upf/_img/marca_bn.jpg http://upf.edu/cexs/news/feed.html Universitat Pompeu Fabra The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards two researchers from Pompeu Fabra University http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0905_premi_hhmi_investigadors_upf.html Tomàs Marquès-Bonet and Rubén Moreno Bote are the only researchers in Spain to receive the International Early Career Award. The prize has been given to 41 young and exceptional scientists selected from 1,400 nominations from around the world. Wed, 10 May 2017 09:15:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0905_premi_hhmi_investigadors_upf.html 2017-05-10T09:15:00Z Ferran Nadal-Bufí, PhD student of the DCEXS, wins the Rin4' competition http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0503_rin4_2017_guanyadors.html Yesterday saw the final of the Rin4' competition in which doctoral students explained their research in four minutes and in front of a non-specialist audience. ... Wed, 03 May 2017 10:31:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0503_rin4_2017_guanyadors.html 2017-05-03T10:31:00Z Ferran Nadal-Bufí, PhD student of the DCEXS, wins the Rin4' competition http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0505_rin4_2017_final.html Yesterday the final of the Rin4 competition was held, in which doctoral students explained their research in four minutes and before a non-specialized audience. ... Wed, 03 May 2017 09:43:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0505_rin4_2017_final.html 2017-05-03T09:43:00Z How proteins find each other to form signaling complexes http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0503_how_proteins_find_each_other_to_form_signaling_complexes.html A study led by Jana Selent, at GRIB, and Martha Sommer, from the Faculty of Medicine in Charité Hospital of Berlin, identifies a previously unknown binding element critical to GPCR-arrestin interaction. Tue, 02 May 2017 15:18:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0503_how_proteins_find_each_other_to_form_signaling_complexes.html 2017-05-02T15:18:00Z A study on the impact of nanotechnology in medicine wins the PRBB Award for the best high school research project http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0502_prbb_award_2017.html Last Friday, the 12 th PRBB Award was given to the best research project in the field of health and life sciences. From the more than 170 papers presented, five were chosen as finalists. ... Tue, 02 May 2017 11:42:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0502_prbb_award_2017.html 2017-05-02T11:42:00Z Bacteria with learning ability for the treatment of disease http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0420_bacteria_learning_diseases.html Researchers at Pompeu Fabra University have created a bacterial circuit that responds to associative learning: in front of a given stimulus, the bacteria display a conditioned behavior. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:41:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0420_bacteria_learning_diseases.html 2017-04-20T08:41:00Z Health and life sciences in front of the sea http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0419_portes_obertes_campus_mar.html 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. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:27:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0419_portes_obertes_campus_mar.html 2017-04-19T13:27:00Z Researcher Pura Muñoz-Cánoves receives a grant from the European Research Council http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0410_erc_pura_munoz.html The European Research Council announces the ERC Advanced Grants, awarded according to scientific excellence as a selection criterion. ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:28:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0410_erc_pura_munoz.html 2017-04-10T13:28:00Z Bacteria take turns to feed when living under scarcity http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0407_bacteria_turns_feed.html Bacterial communities adopt a time-sharing strategy to streamline efficiency. The mechanism, discovered by scientists at University of California San Diego and Pompeu Fabra University, is similar to the typical time-sharing vacation properties. ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:00:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0407_bacteria_turns_feed.html 2017-04-06T18:00:00Z Neuroenhancement: An opened debate to society http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0406_neuroenhancement_open_society.html An international team of researchers, lawyers, businessmen and patients has successfully introduced methods of public reflection and debate on brain improvement techniques. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:08:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0406_neuroenhancement_open_society.html 2017-04-06T08:08:00Z Gema Revuelta talks about the commitment of the UPF with the Public Engagement http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0329_gema_revuelta_public_engagement.html Today at the&nbsp;Discover the W100 in Spain&nbsp;conference hosted by the University of Navarra, Pamplona. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:31:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0329_gema_revuelta_public_engagement.html 2017-03-29T10:31:00Z Consumption of "Cannibal drug" in adolescence has prejudicial effects on adulthood http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0322_cannibal_drug_adolescence_adulthood.html A new study, conducted with laboratory animals, warns about the consumption of the psychoactive substance MDP -known as 'cannibal drug'- in adolescence increasing vulnerability of cocaine addiction during adulthood. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:20:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0322_cannibal_drug_adolescence_adulthood.html 2017-03-22T12:20:00Z A view on Biomedicine's training http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0322_matti_nikkola_biomedicina.html Matti Nikkola, an expert on biomedical training, will give a brief talk on Tuesday focusing on the past and future of biomedical degrees. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:30:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0322_matti_nikkola_biomedicina.html 2017-03-22T10:30:00Z The DCEXS fights for gender equality in its research http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0314_gender_action_plan_upf.html 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. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:57:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0314_gender_action_plan_upf.html 2017-03-14T12:57:00Z Brain Awareness Week is back in UPF http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0313_setmana_mundial_cervell_2017.html From 13-17 March, the 22 <sup>nd</sup> 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. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:37:00 GMT http://upf.edu/cexs/news/0313_setmana_mundial_cervell_2017.html 2017-03-13T12:37:00Z