Great success of the IBEC Bioengineering and Nanomedicine Symposium 2007
On November 7, 2007, the public presentation of the IBEC was held within the framework of the IBEC Bioengineering and Nanomedicine Symposium 2007. The event took place at the Antoni Caparrós Auditorium in the Parc Científic de Barcelona, with an excellent attendance of about 180 professionals.
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.
IBEC’s group on Bionanophotonics publishes article on cover page of ChemPhysChem
IBEC’s Bionanophotonics research line, led by Prof. María García-Parajo, together with researchers from Mesa+ Institute for Technology of the University of Twente (The Netherlands), the Nijmegen Center for Molecular Life Sciences (The Netherlands) and the Institute of Photonic Sciences (Barcelona) have been given the cover page of the July 16 ChemPhysChem issue (Volume 8 Issue 10).
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.
IBEC launches its new web site www.ibecbarcelona.eu
The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia launches its new web site, a new communication tool for IBEC intended to open a door to knowledge regarding bioengineering and aiming to act as an international reference.
IBEC organises the 2nd European Meeting on Cell Mechanics
IBEC organises the 2nd European Meeting on Cell Mechanics on September 26-28, 2007 at Sala Agora in Cosmocaixa (Barcelona).
Barcelona hosts the 13th European Congress on Biotechnology
The 13th European Congress on Biotechnology will take place at Palau de Congressos in Barcelona from 16 to 19 September 2007.