• 13/06/2019 to 14/06/2019
    This conference on synthetic biology is focused on medical applications on gene editing technologies . Our capacity to engineer genomes has increased enormously, and this advancement is impacting science and society. Synthetic Biology drives to a new era in a wide variety of research fields ranging...Llegeix més
  • 07/11/2018 to 08/11/2018
    Traditionally, medicine relies on the patient's examination, medical history and available clinical parameters for the diagnosis of diseases and the selection of treatments. However, this practice is currently evolving with the emergence of new imaging techniques and high-throughput molecular...Llegeix més
  • 18/10/2018 to 19/10/2018
    A balanced diet, moderate physical activity and emotional wellbeing are solidly established tenets for a healthy lifestyle in Western societies. However, an overwhelming body of scientific research supports the notion that quality sleep must be considered the fourth pillar of a healthy life . Sleep...Llegeix més
  • 04/10/2018 to 05/10/2018
    Open Science aims to open up the whole research cycle to society, reinforcing the idea of scientific knowledge as a public good . Open Science leverages on new digital technologies and facilitates inclusiveness, openness, participation and collaboration across the globe. It embraces open access to...Llegeix més
  • 03/09/2018 to 04/09/2018
    Climate change and the current growth in the world’s population constitute unprecedented challenges for food security. In such a context, optimization of food security by increasing yield and decreasing loses is mandatory for a sustainable production and supply , and it is one of the central topics...Llegeix més
  • 16/11/2017 to 17/11/2017
    There are approximately 3.5 million women’s deaths because of cancer every year worldwide (6,000 cases in Catalonia). Despite scientific advances on the classification of tumor subtypes and molecular drivers, further improvement of prevention and precise treatment of each case is clearly needed. To...Llegeix més
  • 09/11/2017
    Demographic change and well-being have been identified as major societal challenges. The rapid growth of the oldest age groups will have a major impact on health care costs. Engineering must play a substantial role managing the effects of this surge in demand for healthcare and providing care to be...Llegeix més
  • 25/10/2017 to 26/10/2017
    Among the most important challenges in biomedicine is to understand the role of chromatin and epigenetics in human health and disease. During last 15 years, epigenetics has consolidated as a new multi-disciplinary field on its own with an enormous scientific and therapeutic potential for cancer and...Llegeix més
  • 05/10/2017 to 06/10/2017
    The emergence of information and communication technologies, as well as the globalization of economy and information, entails, since the beginning of this century, a profound social structural transformation: family, work, education, information, employment and political participation. Sociological...Llegeix més
  • 17/07/2017 to 18/07/2017
    Understanding the genetic bases of our uniqueness as humans or the distinctiveness of human populations is a permanent open question in biology that may be addressed through the detection of specific adaptations. This goal is now possible through the analysis of full genome sequencing data and by...Llegeix més