IBEC becomes the first research center in Spain to certify its laboratories as sustainable

IBEC’s Core Facilities and nine of its research groups have undergone the “green laboratory” certification process granted by the My Green Lab organization, all awarded with the highest levels of … Read more

The President of Catalonia visits IBEC

During the visit, the President of the Government of Catalonia, Pere Aragonès i Garcia, and the Minister of Health, Manel Balcells i Díaz, were able to learn first-hand about several … Read more

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Pluripotency for organ regeneration Research Group

Application Deadline: 23/09/2022
Ref: PD-NM

The Pluripotency for organ regeneration group at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher to develop his/her project on the fabrication of microfluidic devices for tissue engineered organ-on-a-chip cultures during health and upon SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The contract will be within the framework of “Modern approaches for developing antivirals against SARS-CoV 2” from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking (JU) under grant agreement no. 101005026 .

Laboratory-generated mini-kidneys help understand the link between diabetes and COVID-19 disease

In an international collaboration, researchers led by Nuria Montserrat, ICREA Research Professor at IBEC, have generated human mini-kidneys that simulate the kidney of a person with diabetes in the early stages of the disease. These diabetic mini-kidneys open the door to studying, among others, the relationship between diabetes and COVID-19.