Below you can find a list of exemplary theses proposals. Please click into the title to find out more. To learn more about the context of these projects, we strongly encourage you to visit the pages of the supervising faculty members and their research groups linked from here.

Note that this list is continuously updated and that you are welcome to contact our faculty members with your own proposals. 

 

Title

Hosting Group

Supervisor

Cell tracking of bacteria in microfluidic chips under fluorescence microscopy Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
[email protected]
Detecting circadian rhythmicity in single-cell transcriptomics data Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
[email protected]
Molecular basis of cellular memory Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
[email protected]
Fast algorithms for treatment planning in electroporation based therapies Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Antoni Ivorra
[email protected]
Galvanic power transfer Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Antoni Ivorra
[email protected]
Computational modeling to assess how to ensure continuous lesions during point-to-point radiofrequency cardiac catheter ablation Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ana Gonzalez
[email protected]
Computational modeling of the occurrence of thrombus formation on the catheter during radiofrequency cardiac ablation Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ana Gonzalez
[email protected]
Microwave Imaging for Endoscopic Explorations and Interventions Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Marta Guardiola
[email protected]
Modelling of atrophy in brain structures due to Alzheimers' Disease Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Continuum model of brain mechanics including vascular structures and haemodynamic forces Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Effect of haemodynamic-driven fiber orientation on cardiac function Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Morphometric characterization of the left atrial appendage: separating chicken wings from cauliflowers Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Electrical and motion activation patterns in an experimental swine model of dyssynchrony and CRT Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Virtual reality platform for left atrial appendage occlusion device implantation Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations of blood flow in the left atrial appendage in patient-specific geometries Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Study of the inter-relation between structural and functional brain integrity measures in neurodegenerative diseases from magnetic resonance images Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
[email protected]
Methods to reconstruct epicardial potentials and epicardial activations maps by means of electrocardiographic imaging Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Judit Chamorro Servent
[email protected]
Methods to reconstruct microwave imaging for colorectal cancer detection Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Judit Chamorro Servent
[email protected]
Modelling of thrombus in the left atrial appendage Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Andy Luis Olivares
[email protected]
Machine learning tools for risk prediction of thrombus formation in left atrial appendages Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Andy Luis Olivares
[email protected]
Cardiac development in the fetus: from sponge to cavity Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
[email protected]
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of cardiac fibres Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
[email protected]
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of cardiac morphology Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
[email protected]
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of the aorta Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
[email protected]
A tool for the assessment of cardiac function in patients with genetic cardiac abnormalities Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
[email protected]
Prediction of the Outcome of Pituitary Gland Adenoma Operation in the Patients With Acromegaly Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Miguel A. González Ballester
[email protected]
Comparison of virtual histology obtained by X-PCI with conventional histology in staging cellular rejection of heart transplant recipients using deep/machine learning Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
[email protected]
Automated Measurement of Elastic Laminae in Arteries from Marfan’s Syndrome Patients. Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
[email protected]
Mathematical model of the oxygen and nutrients transport in the fetal circulation Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
[email protected]
Analysis of Structural Cardiac Alterations in Heart Failure due to Pulmonary arterial hypertension using novel Synchrotron X-ray Phase-Contrast Imaging Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
[email protected]
Cognitive and cerebral correlates of behavioral deficits in the frontotemporal lobar degeneration spectrum Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Alexandre Bejanin
[email protected]
Effect of bilingualism on the cognitive and neuroimaging features of Alzheimer’s disease and behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Alexandre Bejanin
[email protected]
Effect of the APOE4 allele on the cognitive and neuroimaging features of Alzheimer’s disease and behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Alexandre Bejanin
[email protected]
Interplay between structural (MRI) and functional (FDG-PET) cerebral changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease and behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Alexandre Bejanin
[email protected]
The synergistic effect of protein interaction on brain cortical structure. An MRI – PET study Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Eduard Vilaplana
[email protected]
Resting-state functional connectivity in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Eduard Vilaplana
[email protected]
Cortical microstructure. Looking beyond atrophy: a diffusion-MRI study Sant Pau Memory Unit
Neurology service - Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Eduard Vilaplana
[email protected]
Human Body Posture and its incidence over breathing parameters Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
[email protected]
Identification of statistical critical area of proximal femur when a lateral fall happens Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
[email protected]
Patient-specific mesh for biomechanical simulations Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Carlos Ruiz
[email protected]
Deep reinforcement learning for robotics intervention in epilepsy Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
[email protected]
Intra-operative fusion of Video stream for foetal surgery Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
[email protected]
Resurrect the extinct ancestor of a dynamical gene regulatory network Systems Biology Unit
Centre for Genomic Regulation
Aaron New
[email protected]
Heart rate variability from facial videos to measure stress Cognitive Media Technologies Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Federico Sukno
[email protected]
Spatio-temporal effect of intracranial electrical stimulation into brain areas Computational Neuroscience
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Adrià Tauste
[email protected]
Mechanical quantification of epithelial tissue morphogenesis Mechanics of development and disease Research Group
IBEC Barcelona
Vito Conte
[email protected]
Mechanical and geometrical characterization of cell dynamics in intestinal organoids Integrative cell and tissue dynamics Research Group
IBEC Barcelona
Xavier Trepat
[email protected]
Quantification of hepatic steatosis using machine learning and color image processing Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gemma Piella
[email protected]
Building a data-driven 3D+t atlas for zebrafish brain Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gemma Piella
[email protected]
Machine learning for pain assessment in osteoarthritis Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gemma Piella
[email protected]
Intelligent enrichment of specialized corpora to generate of disease- and cell-specific interactomes in computational systems biology Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
[email protected]
Multiscale biophysical simulations of the human intervertebral disc Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
[email protected]
Biochemical changes in articular cartilage tissue and interactions with chondrocyte biophysical regulation Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
[email protected]
Intervertebral disc systems mechanobiology Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
[email protected]
Multiscale modelling of lung emphysema progression Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
[email protected]
Distinguishing direct and indirect interactions using multivariate nonlinear interdependence measures Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ralph Gregor Andrzejak
[email protected]
Finding epileptic brain areas by analyzing micro-electroencephalographic recordings Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ralph Gregor Andrzejak
[email protected]
Face-to-face evaluation of methods for hippocampal subfield segmentation BarcelonaBeta Brain Research Center
Fundació Pasqual Maragall
Gregory Operto
[email protected]