Lidia Mateo, undergraduate student from UPF Human Biology degree, and scientific collaborator at Evolutionary and Functional Genomics Lab, wins one of the 10 fellowships to present her research in one of the most prestigious worldwide Conferences in molecur Biology and Evolution in Chicago (EUA) this summer. Interview to Lidia Mateo [+]
Past Thursday 25th May took place the CAF-Elhuyar Scientific Dissemination Awards 2012 Ceremony in the town of Usurbil, in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa. The prize of the best dissemination article based on the PhD thesis was for Isabel Mendizabal from the IBE, for her work "Ijitoen jatorria, DNAn islatua" (The origin of the Gypsies, reflected in DNA). [+]
AGENDA: 2013 Phyton meeting; 17th April 19h PRBB
On the 17th April has take place a new edition of Python meeting for cloud computing. This meeting is organised by IBE predoctoral researcher Giovanni Marco Dall'Olio and ChristianTeijón-Lumbreras from de Mind the Byte. This year the meeting counts with more than 70 preinscriptions wich could mark a record of attendance in this year's edition. [+]
SCIENTIFIC NEWS: Xavier Grau obtains the 2012 "Extraordinary Prize of UB Master on Developmental Biology"
Xavier Grau, IBE Predoctoral Researcher at I- Ruiz-Trillo's Group has been awarded the "Premi Extraordinari del màster de Biologia del Desenvolupament i Genètica de la UB 2012" for his work entitled: "Evolution and diversity of HECT ubiquitin ligases in eukaryotes" [+]
SCIENTIFIC NEWS: Published the book: "PALABRAS EN EL TIEMPO"
IBE Research Scientist Carles Lalueza is the author of this outreach book entitled: "Palabras en el Tiempo: la lucha por el genoma neanderthal" just published in the collection Drakontos by editorial [+]
SCIENTIFIC NEWS: Roger Vila appointed Associate Editor of BMC Evolutionary Biology
BMC Evolutionary Biology (IF 2011 = 3.521; 17/45 in Evolutionary Biology; 48/158 in Genetics & Heredity) is an open access journal that considers articles on all aspects of molecular and non-molecular evolution of all organisms, as well as phylogenetics and palaeontology
SCIENTIFIC NEWS: Xavier Belles Member of the Scientific Council of the LabEx BCDiv (Paris)
Xavier Belles has been appointed as Member of the Scientific Council of the LabEx BCDiv (Biological and Cultural Diversities) of the National Museum of Natural History (Paris, France), for the period 2013-2015. Once a year, the Scientific Council evaluates the research groups of the National Museum of Natural History that work on subjects related to biological and cultural biodiversity.