EYRAS JIMENEZ, EDUARDO ANGEL
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Eduardo Eyras was appointed ICREA Research Professor at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2005. He has a PhD in Physics, has worked in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge (1999-2001) and in the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute at Hinxton, UK. He has published 15 articles in the area of Mathematical Physics and more than 30 articles in Computational Biology. Currently he leads the Regulatory Genomics research group at the IMIM-UPF jointResearch Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB) with 5 PhD students, 2 postdocs and 3 Master students.
Eduardo Eyras group participates in the Spanish network project RNAREG, in which high-throughput technologies are applied to discover alterations in post-transcriptional regulation in cancer; and in the European network project RNPnet , where the relation between transcription and splicing is studied. During the period 2008-2011, Eyras was awarded a Young Investigator Grant of the EURASNET network on Alternative Splicing. Since 2007, he has been organizer of the Alternative Splicing - Special Interest Group meeting, for the conference Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB). E Eyras is currently an associate member of the European network of Epigenetics and Systems Biology and associate editor of BMC Genomics.