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IBUB participates in the III Encuentro QuinteScience

QuinteScience is a youth association made up of science students, young researchers and science professionals from all over Spain. It has a particular interest in the life sciences, but it also includes mathematicians, physicists, or engineers. Their third national congress, called “III Encuentro QuinteScience” (EQS), will take place in Barcelona this March, from Friday the

Cell Metabolism

The IBUB research group leaded by professor F. Villarroya reports that CXCL14 protein is secreted by brown adipose tissue and has beneficial effects in obesity and diabetis

This new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, with Dr Rubén Cereijo and Dr. Aleix Gavaldà-Navarro as first authors, notes that this protein is synthetized by the brown adipose tissue and can activate anti-inflammatory activity cells –M2 type macrophages- that produce a beneficial effect in the organism, particularly in metabolic diseases such as obesity

Caixa Impulse 2018 awarded 3 UB-Fund. Bosch i Gimpera projects led by IBUB researchers

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“La Caixa” Banking Foundation finances the research project led by Dr. Ofelia Martínez-Estrada about new therapies to repair the heart after an infarct

The “la Caixa” Bank Foundation finances the project “Dissection of the functional role of epicardial metabolism during the development of the heart and the repair after myocardial infarction” in its first call for Research and Health. This research project is led by Dr. Ofelia Martínez-Estrada from the University of Barcelona-Bosch i Gimpera Foundation and member

Award from the Catalan Nutrition Center of the Institute for Catalan studies to researcher Ana Ceicilia Ho Palma’s doctoral thesis.

Award from the Catalan Nutrition Center of the Institute for Catalan studies to researcher Ana Ceicilia Ho Palma’s doctoral thesis The researcher Ana Cecilia Ho Palma, member of the IBUB Research Group Nitrogen-Obesity of the UB, has been awarded the CCNIEC-Fundació Eroski Prize in the new award edition given by the Catalan Nutrition Center of

Bru Cormand participes in first genetic map of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

An international study, focused on the analysis of the genome of more than 50,000 people worldwide, has identified twelve specific fragments of DNA related to the vulnerability of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, involves more than eighty authors among which are several Catalan researchers such as

Genomic keys of origins of vertebrates revealed

Genomic keys of origins of vertebrates revealed The team of the UB, formed by researchers of the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio) and from the Evo-Devo-Genomics Group Ricard Albalat and Cristian Cañestro, and the Institute of Biomedicine of the UB (IBUB) Jordi Garcia-Fernàndez, Beatriz Albuixech, Carlos Herrera-Úbeda and Demián Bruguera, has taken part in the analysis

New call for APIF fellowship, course 2018-2019

University of Barcelona has opened “Ajuts de Personal Investigador predoctoral en Formació (APIF), convocatòria 2018-2019”, and one one of them is for IBUB members. Registration will be open until 25 October 2018. More details: AJUTS DE PERSONAL INVESTIGADOR PREDOCTORAL EN FORMACIÓ PER A ALUMNES DE TERCER CICLE DE LA UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA (APIF) http://www.ub.edu/beques/3rcicle/ub/apif/index.html