News archive of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences

2017
May
10.05.2017
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards two researchers from Pompeu Fabra University
03.05.2017
Ferran Nadal-Bufí, PhD student of the DCEXS, wins the Rin4' competition
03.05.2017
Ferran Nadal-Bufí, PhD student of the DCEXS, wins the Rin4' competition
02.05.2017
How proteins find each other to form signaling complexes
02.05.2017
A study on the impact of nanotechnology in medicine wins the PRBB Award for the best high school research project
April
20.04.2017
Bacteria with learning ability for the treatment of disease
19.04.2017
Health and life sciences in front of the sea
10.04.2017
Researcher Pura Muñoz-Cánoves receives a grant from the European Research Council
06.04.2017
Bacteria take turns to feed when living under scarcity
06.04.2017
Neuroenhancement: An opened debate to society
March
29.03.2017
Gema Revuelta talks about the commitment of the UPF with the Public Engagement
22.03.2017
Consumption of "Cannibal drug" in adolescence has prejudicial effects on adulthood
22.03.2017
A view on Biomedicine's training
14.03.2017
The DCEXS fights for gender equality in its research
13.03.2017
Brain Awareness Week is back in UPF
07.03.2017
Pura Muñoz-Cánoves and Laura García-Prat win the Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award
07.03.2017
The Congress of the Spanish Pharmacological Society comes to Barcelona
03.03.2017
Entre la medicina i la "màgia", una xerrada a mans de Lucia Conte
February
24.02.2017
Mapping the family tree of stars, a collaboration with the University of Cambridge
24.02.2017
The DCEXS joins the first Youth Mobile Festival in Barcelona
24.02.2017
The Gimbernat Surgical Association turns five
23.02.2017
New role of cholesterol in regulating brain proteins discovered
17.02.2017
Researcher Tomàs Marquès-Bonet is the new director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology
16.02.2017
The second scientific coffee on mental illnesses is focused on addictions
16.02.2017
Would you like to participate in an international synthetic biology competition?
14.02.2017
Nanoparticles to fight against cardiovascular disease
10.02.2017
Deciphering the origins of technological innovation
06.02.2017
CompBioMed, a centre of excellence in computational biomedicine, is born
03.02.2017
Seminar on crowdsourcing, cancer genomics and liquid biopsies
01.02.2017
Traffic-related air pollution negatively affects children's attention in the short term
January
31.01.2017
The fundamental causes of human ageing explained
26.01.2017
Babita Singh, winner of the "Best Science Poster" prize at the IV Bioinformatics and Genomics Symposium
25.01.2017
The journal Science highlights a project led by UPF that focuses on Responsible Research and Innovation
24.01.2017
?16 M cash boost for research into adverse drug reactions
23.01.2017
A new season of scientific coffees centered on mental illnesses begins
23.01.2017
Scientists find common features in genes associated with diseases
20.01.2017
A week for the HIV at Mar campus
18.01.2017
Seminar on transcriptional control of vertebrate neurogenesis
12.01.2017
Scientists show in 4D-imaging how neuronal and sensory cells form in the ear
11.01.2017
The bone remains of the person exhumed from the mass grave in Tremp have been genetically identified
2016
December
21.12.2016
Pompeu Fabra University runs almost 300 kilometers to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19.12.2016
Why does exposure to rhythmic stimulation at certain frequencies facilitate the occurrence of epileptic seizures?
14.12.2016
Spanish scientists sequence de genome of the Iberian lynx, the most endangered felid
13.12.2016
The biotechnology company ZeClinics receives a grant of 1.87M euros from the European Commission
07.12.2016
Fighting against antibiotics resistance
07.12.2016
Funcas distinguishes research into atherothrombosis
02.12.2016
Biomedical Engineering students display their innovative research
02.12.2016
The Bioinformatics Barcelona Association presents the Research Program on Biomedical Informatics of UPF
November
29.11.2016
Rafael Maldonado, guest speaker at the Vatican
29.11.2016
Four members of UPF on the Diplocat Advisory Board
24.11.2016
Peroxinitrite in the brain promotes the development of alzheimer's
22.11.2016
The parameter time in immunity
21.11.2016
A new tool to find latent HIV will advance the current treatment strategies
18.11.2016
Learning from viruses
14.11.2016
Slavery and Arabization left a genetic footprint in North Africa
10.11.2016
B cells at the intersection of innate and adaptative immunity
09.11.2016
A group of potential donors visits the UPF
07.11.2016
La Marató de TV3 and the DCEXS fight against obesity and diabetes
October
28.10.2016
Genome sequencing reveals ancient interbreeding between chimpanzees and bonobos and creates new conservation opportunities
27.10.2016
The National Institute for Health and Safety at Work distinguishes a research paper on the influence of cultural beliefs on health
26.10.2016
A web tool to help detect cancer mutations
20.10.2016
An evolutionary analysis in fungi identifies biological mechanisms conserved for hundreds of millions of years
20.10.2016
iGEM UPF-CRG team 2017 call
14.10.2016
A short jump from single-celled ancestors to animals
13.10.2016
New findings improve our understanding of how pancreatic cancer develops
05.10.2016
A European project and a US Initiative will collaborate on efforts to reduce the use of animals and achieve more efficient toxicity risk assessment
Setember
28.09.2016
Mathematical and computational models, increasingly present in biomedical research
27.09.2016
Light shed on what European malaria was like, 50 years after its eradication
22.09.2016
Call for applications for a "Banco Santander-Maria de Maeztu Unit of excellence" postdoctoral position
22.09.2016
The NFAT5 protein, a possible protector against immunological disorders
20.09.2016
All set for the 5th Symposium of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences
19.09.2016
Rimonabant, a possible treatment for fragile X syndrome
16.09.2016
Researchers of GRIB participate in a crowdsourced assessment of the treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis
15.09.2016
Cellular stress activates an important anti-cancer protein
14.09.2016
Barcelona in the spotlight of systems biology
09.09.2016
The 5th Edition of the DCEXS Symposium is near!
07.09.2016
Last day to sign up in the Gutenberg Campus for Science Communication and Culture!
06.09.2016
DCEXS MdM Exploratory Inter-Program Projects
06.09.2016
DCEXS call "Supporting young female scientists with maternity responsibilities"
August
31.08.2016
Gene regulation in a hibernating primate studied for the first time
30.08.2016
Tutorial on DisGeNET platform at the European Conference on Computational Biology 2016
29.08.2016
A neuronal receptor is responsible for non-emotional memory errors caused by stress
July
30.07.2016
The GRIB takes part in the first major open source drug discovery trial
26.07.2016
Probing the origin of the world's first farmers
26.07.2016
Probing the origin of the world?s first farmers
25.07.2016
New ancestor to humans discovered
21.07.2016
Smoking withdrawal causes memory impairment and attention deficits
18.07.2016
Students of the degree on biomedical engineering launch a crowdfunding campaign for a project to prevent colon cancer
15.07.2016
The conferences on science communication and culture are back
08.07.2016
The Biology Night distinguishes research in the Catalan-speaking regions
06.07.2016
The Department of Experimental and Health Sciences hosts the first Biology Night
04.07.2016
Nicotine exposure during embryonic development causes epigenetic changes in the cerebral cortex
01.07.2016
The fusion of ISGlobal and CREAL makes Barcelona a global health research and knowledge transfer hub in Europe
June
29.06.2016
Ten UPF researchers are among the 100 most cited Spanish scientists in the world
23.06.2016
New learning methods for science
20.06.2016
Informative session about the Industrial Doctorates Plan
15.06.2016
BIB launches its website to boost visibility of Catalan bioinformatic potential
14.06.2016
The 2015 Quiral Report focuses on the public communication on vaccines
13.06.2016
Nalmefene, a drug used for treating alcoholism, shows effectiveness also under the effects of cocaine
10.06.2016
GA4GH presents vision, model for genomic and clinical data sharing
08.06.2016
David Comas and Xavier Serra visit the Spanish Royal Family
06.06.2016
A new energy source within the cells
03.06.2016
"We'll never have just the one single cure for cancer"
02.06.2016
A new way of teaching Biology
May
31.05.2016
The economic crisis accentuates the existing gender differences in periods of time off work
30.05.2016
European project eTOX launches a new video
30.05.2016
New medical terms close the trilogy of Catalan medical eponyms
26.05.2016
The bladder cancer mortality is six times higher in workers at a smelter
20.05.2016
Núria López-Bigas wins the XI Banc Sabadell Foundation Award for Biomedical Research
19.05.2016
Barcelona hosts, for the first time, the School of Molecular and Theoretical Biology for secondary school students
18.05.2016
International experts in genetic counseling meet in Barcelona
12.05.2016
Seven doctoral students from the PhD Programme in Biomedicine will receive the Doctoral School PhD Extraordinary Award
11.05.2016
The Pompeu Fabra University hosts the 17th International Conference on Systems Biology
11.05.2016
A new neuronal receptor involved in eating disorders has been discovered
06.05.2016
Searching for the origins of the first protoorganisms
03.05.2016
Order within the noise in the brain
02.05.2016
Carlos Toscano wins the RIN4', a competition on popular science
April
29.04.2016
Project MedBioinformatics promotes the 1st European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics (ECTB 2016)
27.04.2016
58 proteins involved in fertilization identified for the first time
25.04.2016
Scientists find a new molecular mechanism involved in the development of cancer
25.04.2016
A molecule has been designed that shows antiviral efficacy against the AIDS virus, hepatitis C, West Nile and dengue fever
21.04.2016
Artificial organs: where are the limits?
18.04.2016
Rin4' competition kicks off
14.04.2016
Scientists find the cause of the accumulation of genetic mutations in certain regions of the genome of melanomas and lung cancers
12.04.2016
Interview with Aaron Ciechanover: "Science is what moves modern humanity"
11.04.2016
Thousands of genes from the umbilical cord change their activity in response to amniotic sac infection in preterm birth
05.04.2016
Rhythm of oscillations in cerebral cortex, key to understanding Down syndrome
04.04.2016
Protein degradation and its applications in cancer, the focus of the lecture by the Nobel Prize for Chemistry Aaron Ciechanover
04.04.2016
Third edition of the Scientific Coffees about Rare Diseases
March
29.03.2016
Pompeu Fabra University to welcome Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover
22.03.2016
The Group on Bioanalysis, Pharmacology and Proteomics renews the seal TECNIO
21.03.2016
ICREA Academy 2015 gives eight distinctions for UPF
18.03.2016
Permanent disability is more common among people with an unstable working life
17.03.2016
Tomorrow starts the first meeting to discuss about the teaching of the RRI at University
10.03.2016
What do you know about the chemical safety of your laboratory?
09.03.2016
Biotechnology and research: Communication and social networks in expanding situations
07.03.2016
The use of the programming languages is determined by social imitation mechanisms
04.03.2016
Getting closer to the biological computers
02.03.2016
Regulating neuronal membrane lipids could be the key to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
February
29.02.2016
The Catalan Society for Biology announces new lineup of prizes and presents the 1st Night of Biology
23.02.2016
The Science, Communication And Society Studies Centre Organizes The Workshop "Responsible Research And Innovation In Action"
22.02.2016
DCEXS-UPF offers a grant for a PhD in Biomedicine
19.02.2016
Intellectual disability focuses the second scientific coffee on rare diseases
17.02.2016
Neanderthals mated with modern humans much earlier than previously thought
16.02.2016
Challenging the ethics of new technologies
10.02.2016
Esteve and Pompeu Fabra University strengthen their collaboration in research to combat pain
09.02.2016
The Generalitat awards Jaume Bertranpetit with the Narcís Monturiol medal
05.02.2016
Núria López-Bigas has won one of the European Research Council grants
03.02.2016
Undergraduate students from Pompeu Fabra University investigate how to prevent colon cancer
January
29.01.2016
Is the embryonic development involved in the risk of getting cancer?
25.01.2016
The Mar campus launches the pilot of the Administrative Management Unit that will support the UCA
21.01.2016
A complex genetic mechanism present in cancer occurs routinely in yeast reproduction
20.01.2016
Arcadi Navarro is named new Secretary of Universities and Research of the Generalitat de Catalunya
19.01.2016
A Novel Brain Mechanism for Nicotine addiction
15.01.2016
New tools for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in its early stages
15.01.2016
Researchers find a posible new target to act over one of the most important oncogenes
13.01.2016
"La Caixa" Foundation opens a new call for grants
08.01.2016
Cell autophagy, a key process in muscle regeneration during ageing
2015
December
18.12.2015
Science at Christmas
17.12.2015
Applying the principles of electricity to genetic engineering
16.12.2015
The Institute for Catalan Studies devotes a symposium to Bioinformatics
11.12.2015
Arcadi Navarro participates in a scientific coffee organized by the Centre for Genomic Regulation
11.12.2015
Fish do not lose hearing thanks to retinoic acid
09.12.2015
Susceptibility to cocaine addiction can be related to a differential control of a neuronal receptor
04.12.2015
María Luisa Pachán, patron of the DCEXS, visits our facilities
04.12.2015
A novel immunotherapy may improve the treatment of HIV when regulatory T cells collaborate
01.12.2015
Erasmus+ international mobility A4U
01.12.2015
Erasmus+ international mobility UPF
01.12.2015
Scientists consider the boundaries in artificial intelligence research at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona
November
27.11.2015
The potential use of cannabinoids as a treatment against post-traumatic stress
25.11.2015
Josep-Eladi Baños receives the Professional Excellence Award granted by the Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona
23.11.2015
Genetically deciphering the origin of gypsies
23.11.2015
Repetitive regions of the genome to date unknown contribute to understanding what makes us human
13.11.2015
EU-ToxRisk: An integrated European flagship program driving mechanism-based toxicity testing and risk assessment for the 21st Century
12.11.2015
A symposium dedicated to the most innovative in silico strategies in biomedical research
11.11.2015
The Integrative Biomedical Informatics announces a new release of DisGeNET
10.11.2015
A week for the scientific dissemination
03.11.2015
New computational approach to predicting adverse drug reactions with higher confidence
October
29.10.2015
The use of condoms reflects socioeconomic inequalities in adolescents of Barcelona
27.10.2015
DCEXS involved in the winning Project of the University Social Responsibility competition
23.10.2015
The bacterial origin of neuron communication is discovered
19.10.2015
Synthetic biology as a strategic tool to prevent anthropogenic effects on the environment
09.10.2015
Conference on essential medicines by Marcus M. Reidenberg
Setember
30.09.2015
International experts to discuss new tools for biomedical research
18.09.2015
NETT brings together experts in Neurosciences and Robotics to talk about neural engineering
16.09.2015
Kick off of European project HEIRRI
15.09.2015
Synthetic biology helps improve human health
14.09.2015
A new tool based on virus and microbe interactions to analyze bipartite networks
07.09.2015
Ray G. Butler will give a technical seminar on Exploratory Data Analysis
07.09.2015
First ancient genome recovered from the Mediterranean area
August
24.08.2015
Mutations in the dark region of the genome cause leukaemia
July
22.07.2015
The cause of the extraordinary resistance of bacterial biofilms has been identified
20.07.2015
The populations of east Africa have great genetic diversity
20.07.2015
The way to reduce the adverse cognitive effects of cannabis has been identified
15.07.2015
The Bioinformatics Barcelona Association is created
01.07.2015
Universitat Pompeu Fabra will lead the European project HEIRRI for the integration of RRI in higher education
June
29.06.2015
Three postdoctoral researchers are to join the UPFellows programme at DCEXS
25.06.2015
Green spaces influence the cognitive growth in children
23.06.2015
Francisco X. Real chairs the European Pancreatic Club's Congress, which is this year focused on the social aspects of this disease
19.06.2015
The NeuroPharmacology lab wins for the second time the Esteve Foundation Research Award
19.06.2015
Is genome instability the key to fighting cancer?
18.06.2015
Two postdoctoral researchers join the GRIB through the program UPfellows
17.06.2015
The 2014 Quiral Report is focused on the public communication of the Ebola virus disease
16.06.2015
How epithelial cells use forces and fluids to sculpt cavities during development
08.06.2015
INPACT, an international Project for the preclinic development of innovative drugs
May
27.05.2015
Robots that have evolved their own language
25.05.2015
Ricard Solé and Sergi Valverde study the evolution of programming languages
22.05.2015
Molecular dissection of intracellular iron regulation
22.05.2015
Muscle fibrosis is accentuated by the partial loss of the identity and functionality of muscle cells
22.05.2015
Researcher Pura Muñoz-Cánoves, new member of the international organization EMBO
22.05.2015
ZeClinics leads the biggest scientific crowdfunding campaign from 2015
19.05.2015
MedBioinformatics, a project about translational research and personalized medicine in oncology and neuropsychiatry
14.05.2015
David Andreu, doctor and professor honoris causa by the Eötvös Loránd University
14.05.2015
Gene expression, key to understand differences in disease susceptibility
13.05.2015
Mice develop an addiction to chocolate
12.05.2015
In the quest for a general theory of the critical behaviour of biological systems
12.05.2015
New NextSeq 500 Sequencing System from Illumina
08.05.2015
Universitat Pompeu Fabra creates the Science, Communication and Society Studies Centre (SCS-UPF)
06.05.2015
The DCEXS has been highlighted by laSexta on its new campaign "Constantes y Vitales"
April
24.04.2015
The Department of Experimental and Health Sciences recognized as a "María de Maeztu" Unit of Excellence by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
22.04.2015
Around twenty people interested in collaborating with UPF research visit the three campuses
21.04.2015
Come to discover what neuro-enhancement is!
15.04.2015
A study identifies new genetic alterations involved in the development of Autism Spectrum Disorders
14.04.2015
Factors that influence when publishing scientific papers
10.04.2015
Inbreeding among mountain gorillas may help save the species
March
12.03.2015
Pura Muñoz-Cánoves wins the "La Vanguardia Science"
10.03.2015
Bioengineering could save the biosphere from the ravages of climate change
02.03.2015
Effects of alcohol and cannabis consumption on the adult brain and behaviour
February
26.02.2015
The promiscuity of chemical probes discovered
20.02.2015
Project iPIE: Testing the environmental impact of drugs
12.02.2015
Pura Muñoz, nominated for the La Vanguardia Science prize
January
16.01.2015
UPF's researchers are going to study migraine thanks to a grant from the Migraine Research Foundation
16.01.2015
A new and efficient method discovers switches predictive of cancer
14.01.2015
Deciphering the genetic fingerprint of the domestication of the horse
2014
December
16.12.2014
Open Call: Teaching Mentorship Programme DCEXS-UPF 2014-2015
16.12.2014
Roderic Guigó participates in the sequencing of the centipede genome
09.12.2014
INTERVIEW with Arcadi Navarro: "It's thrilling that goodwill can make achievements like establishing the EGA in Barcelona possible"
04.12.2014
Humans and Mice: Similar enough for studying disease and different enough to give us new clues about evolution
02.12.2014
Third DCEXS Symposium: New insights in Genetics and Neuroscience research
02.12.2014
An online platform analyzes fifteen years of high-impact biomedical scientific production in Spain
November
19.11.2014
Gema Revuelta, professor in the DCEXS-UPF, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Ebola virus disease
05.11.2014
Interview with Jordi Sunyer: "Seeing the results of research is something that takes a hold of you forever"
03.11.2014
Scientists uncover a case of malpractice in biomedical research
October
30.10.2014
UPF and Aelis Farma sign a licensing agreement for the treatment of dendritic diseases
28.10.2014
A study reveals a hitherto unknown protein affinity
21.10.2014
Arnau Busquets, is awarded a prize by the Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors
20.10.2014
Signing of the new Code of Good Scientific Practice
15.10.2014
The new voyage of the 'Argonautes'
Setember
23.09.2014
A method for predicting biological invasions is developed
12.09.2014
Sequencing and analysis of gibbon genome sheds light on its complex evolution and the role of repeats in chromosomal rearrangements
10.09.2014
Jordi Sunyer, awarded with the "Nobel prize" for environment and health research
July
28.07.2014
Josep Eladi Baños, new member of the Management Board at the AQU Catalonia
28.07.2014
Scientists have completed the genome sequence of the marmoset, the first sequence of a New World monkey
15.07.2014
Collaboration-scholarship for academic year 2014-2015
14.07.2014
INTERVIEW with Joaquim Gea: "Our students will be highly competitive and I am sure we will reap the fruits of everyone's efforts"
11.07.2014
Study identifies two endogenous peptides involved in cocaine relapse
10.07.2014
Roderic Guigó, among the world's most highly cited scientists
01.07.2014
Proteins may decide what we remember or what we delete from the memory
June
26.06.2014
The colon has a safety mechanism that restricts tumour formation
25.06.2014
The Institute of Evolutionary Biology has participated in the Catalonia - La Pedrera Foundation's 'Teachers and Science' Programme
20.06.2014
The consumption of sleeping pills and sedatives is associated with work stress
13.06.2014
Six UPF researchers receive the ICREA Acadèmia recognition
10.06.2014
PIPredictor: a mathematical model that predicts how successful researchers will be
May
27.05.2014
INTERVIEW with Sydney Brenner: "I'm interested in the science of solving problems"
19.05.2014
Arcadi Navarro will lead the European Genome-Phenome Archive team
16.05.2014
The grid of audition: the ordered organisation of hair cells in the ear.
05.05.2014
Do tumour cells behave like in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button?
April
29.04.2014
The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa , visits the PRBB
15.04.2014
REPORT: Sydney Brenner captivates UPF during his investiture ceremony as doctor honoris causa
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