In the latest issue of Science, from the lab of Pura Muñoz-Cánoves at UPF, Roman et al. show the importance of nuclear movement and local protein translation for repairing injured myofibers and uncover key components that regulate muscle reconstruction. Image taken from the Perspective article, in the same issue of Science.
Dr. Martínez Arias joined the UPF Department of Experimental and Health Sciences as an ICREA senior research professor earlier this year. He has made outstanding contributions in the molecular underpinning of cell fate heterogeneity and self-organization properties of cell behaviour during development. We are pleased to have him officially part of CATCAT and look forward … Read more
CATCAT groups are always looking to recruit young, motivated scientists interested in cell and tissue research. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! Deadlines are approaching fast! ICFO Deadline 29th of November, 2021 https://jobs.icfo.eu/?detail=616 CRG Deadline 10th December, 2021 https://www.crg.eu/en/content/training-phd-students/crg-international-phd-fellowships-programme IRB Deadline 10th December, 2021 https://www.irbbarcelona.org/en/talent/young-scientists/irb-barcelona-international-phd-fellowship-2022 Find information on starting a PhD at our other partner institutes … Read more
Nuria Montserrat, ICREA Research Professor and Group Leader at IBEC, has been awarded the National Research Award for Young Talent 2020 by the Catalan Government and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi). This award recognizes the pioneering research of Professor Montserrat in the field of bioengineering of pluripotent cells and generation of organoids, also known as mini-organs, for the study of diseases in humans. See … Read more
An international team led by Xavier Trepat, ICREA Research Professor and Group Leader at IBEC, in collaboration with the IRB, researchers from the UB and UPC universities in Barcelona, and the Curie Institute of Paris, has deciphered the mechanisms leading the crypts to adopt and maintain their concave shape, and how the migration movement of the cells towards the peaks occurs, without … Read more
Nadia holds a PhD degree in Biophysics from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and has over 10 years of experience teaching microscopy and using quantitative live-cell imaging techniques. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School and then a postdoctoral researcher and imaging facility manager at the Structural … Read more
Congratulations to Verena Ruprecht from CRG (left) and Nuria Montserrat from IBEC (right), who have been selected as EMBO Young Investigators this year. “We are delighted to welcome the new Young Investigators to the EMBO community and look forward to support them in leading and further developing their independent laboratories,” says EMBO Director Maria Leptin. … Read more
We hosted our first CATCAT morning on November 5th and it was huge success! More CATCAT mornings will follow in 2021 where we will continue to feature the exciting Cell and Tissue Research happening here in Catalonia. Read more about the inaugural event and the CATCAT initiative here in the CRG news briefing https://www.crg.eu/en/news/new-research-initiative-puts-catalan-cell-and-tissue-research-map The … Read more