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The President of the Generalitat of Catalonia visits the PRBB's facilities

The Director of the IBE, Salvador Carranza, and the researcher, Tomàs Marquès-Bonet, accompanied President Pere Aragonès on his visit to the PRBB facilities. During their visit, President Aragonès and his companions could experience the excellent research of the center by the researchers themselves.


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Mr. Pere Aragonès, President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, visited the facilities of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) yesterday, where he met with the scientific teams and directors of the different centers that comprise it, including the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE, CSIC-UPF). He also toured the research facilities.

The President and his companions, Mr. Manel Balcells, Minister of Health, and Ms. Laia Arnal, General Director of Knowledge Society, Transfer, and Territory of the Department of Research and University, were welcomed to the PRBB by the Hon. and Magnificent Ms. Eulàlia de Navidad, Rector of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Dr. Jordi Camí, General Director of the PRBB, Ms. Marga Sala, General Administrator of the PRBB, and Dr. Olga Pané, Manager of the Hospital del Mar.

President Pere Aragonès greeting the director of the IBE Salvador Carranza, together with Jordi Camí, director of the PRBB.

The visit moved to the Meeting Room afterwards, where the President attended a presentation of the PRBB by Dr. Jordi Camí, accompanied by Dr. Salvador Carranza, Director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE, CSIC-UPF), Dr. Antoni Plasencia, Director of ISGlobal, Dr. Tomàs Marquès, Principal Researcher of Comparative Genomics at the IBE, Dr. Montserrat Coll, Mesoscopic Microscopy - EMBL, and Dr. Reimund Fickert, Communication Director.

Presentation of the PRBB by director Dr. Jordi Camí.

The visit continued with a tour of the research facilities on the third floor of the PRBB building and the laboratory of Dr. Juana Díez, where Dr. Tomàs Marquès presented his research on the genome of primates, published in the special issue of the Science journal last June.

Tomás Marqués-Bonet, Principal investigator at IBE, presenting his research.

The visit ended with the presentation of the Mesoscopy Room of the PRBB by Dr. Montserrat Coll, after which the government delegation continued its agenda at the Hospital del Mar.

Dra. Montserrat Coll presenting the Mesoscopy Room.




Profiles of the protagonists:

Salvador Carranza
Tomàs Marquès-Bonet


SDG - Sustainable Development Goals:

Els ODS a la UPF