IBEC participates in the Mater Project

Mater is a Fomento de las Artes y del Diseño (FAD) project for the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, born from the increasing importance of materials in the development of our society. It starts with the exhibition “Mater in progress. New materials, new industry”, which revolves around innovation and technological development through materials, and is on show at the Sala de Exposiciones FAD (plaça dels Àngels 5-6), from February 8 until April 28, 2008.

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The textbook Molecular Cell Biology selects a figure from a nanobioengineering researcher at IBEC

The prestigious reference textbook Molecular Cell Biology (Lodish et al.) has selected for its 6th edition (2008) a figure from the researcher at the nanobioengineering laboratory at the IBEC, Dr. Xavier Fernández-Busquets. Thanks to this important recognition of scientific excellence, the IBEC is the only Spanish institution appearing in the acknowledgements of the textbook, out of a total of 150 universitites and research centres.

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Ruth Diez-Ahedo, best poster award at the ESF-EMBO Symposium in Sant Feliu de Guixols

Ruth Diez-Ahedo, PhD student at IBEC, has received the best poster award for her poster entitled “Tailored ICAM-1 patterned surfaces to study the nano-scale organisation of the adhesion receptor LFA-1”, granted by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Symposium on Biological Surfaces and interfaces that took place in Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, from July 1-6, 2007.

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