Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022

The MECHANO·CONTROL consortium, led by several research institutions across Europe, is launching the second edition of the “Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School” which will take place between September 27th – October 1st 2022 at the Eco Resort in La Cerdanya.

IBEC renews the accreditation ‘HR Excellence in Research’ from the European Commission

IBEC has been awarded for the second time the ‘Human Resources Excellence in Research’ from the European Commission, in recognition of its commitment to continuously improving its HR policies. With multiple actions in line with The European Charter of Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code), IBEC renews the logo for the next three years.

Unique resonance technology in Spain to study cellular metabolism, hosted by IBEC

A Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation (DNP) Polariser for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) has been recently installed at IBEC, being the only one in operation in Spain, and among the few ones existing in Europe. This equipment can improve up to 10000 folds the signal compared to a conventional NMR procedure and allows for the study of cellular metabolism in real time.

Nanomedicine seeks solutions against rare diseases

Despite its importance in the fight against pandemics such as COVID-19, a lesser-known face of nanomedicine is its potential to contribute to solutions to so-called rare or minority diseases. Coinciding with February 28th, the world day for rare diseases, experts invited by the Nanomed Spain platform and the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD) present the latest advances in nanomedicine against three of these disorders: muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis and Fabry disease.

11F: IBECers celebrate and promote women in science

Last February 11, on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, IBEC researchers and staff gave talks in different schools around Catalonia. The objective of these meetings was to bring science closer to schools and to make more visible female scientific talent.

The Nano World Cancer Day brings together experts from research, medicine, foundations and business sectors

This February 4, World Cancer Day, experts from hospitals, research centres and foundations met virtually with some 80 attendees, at the event organised by Nanomed Spain, to publicise the latest advances in nanomedicine against cancer. This is the seventh edition of the Nano World Cancer Day, an event that is fast becoming a benchmark in Spain.