• How Mind Emerges from Brain: a View into the Future
    12/07/2012 to 13/07/2012
    Neuroscience is a new discipline devoted to the systemic understanding of functions contained in the brain, like sensations, motor functions, learning, memory, attention, pleasure, reward, decision-making and emotions. In recent years, neuroscience has experienced an important transformation thanks...Llegeix més
  • Beyond Omics Revolutions: Integrative Knowledge Management
    03/07/2012 to 05/07/2012
    The omics research (genomics, systems biology, etc.) is generating huge amounts of data that incorporates key information for the understanding of the biological basis of life and diseases. The management and analysis of this information requires powerful computational methods and tools, which are...Llegeix més
  • Avenços del làser en medicina
    Light, and specifically laser light, has become one of the key tools for scientific, technological and economic advancement in many areas, ranging from telecommunications and the Internet through the life sciences and health, to the environment and entertainment. The aim of these sessions is to...Llegeix més
  • Als orígens de la ment humana
    21/05/2012 to 11/06/2012
    When we speak about human nature, we normally define it using traits and behaviors generated in our minds: language, emotions, creativity, generosity, collaboration, self-awareness, etc. However, we still know very little about how these qualities have developed to the point where they have come to...Llegeix més
  • Setting the Future for Water and Health Research
    21/05/2012 to 22/05/2012
    The availability of safe and clean drinking water is a key public health issue, which concerns the competent European authorities. Water is a limited natural resource –drinking water is just a small fraction of the total- and, moreover, is under great pressure, due to both growing demand and...Llegeix més
  • Good Practices for Fostering Transformative Research in Health and Life Sciences
    10/05/2012 to 11/05/2012
    There total number of people with dementia worldwide is estimated at 36 million, more than 7 million of which are in Europe and more than 600.000 in Spain. One in 10 people over 65 suffers from Alzheimer, the most common form of dementia, and increased life expectancy gives us reason to believe...Llegeix més
  • Progress and Challenges on HPV Vaccination and Screening in Developed and Developing Countries
    22/03/2012 to 24/03/2012
    Human papilloma virus (HPV) is responsible for the most frequent sexually transmitted disease of viral origin. There are more than one hundred thousand people infected around the world and this virus leads to 600,000 new cases of cervical cancer each year and tens of thousands of young people and...Llegeix més
  • 17/10/2011 to 07/11/2011
    Some time ago the progress in the field of life sciences is dominating huge social changes and there is some coincidence that the next technological revolution will come from biology. With scientific advances, human life expectancy is growing at the same time that new potentials are apearing, as...Llegeix més
  • 14/10/2011 to 18/11/2011
    Humanity has used both science and culture as tools to build civilizations and to progress in all areas, including the field of food. The International Center for Scientific Debate , the Technology Museum of l'Empordà and the Girona Regional Government Casa de Cultura propose a menu to reflect and...Llegeix més
  • 27/09/2011 to 29/09/2011
    The positive effects of sport and physical exercise on the health and wellbeing of the general population are well known. Nevertheless, promoting healthy practice of sport and correct application of treatment protocols for injuries, developing new practices in sports medicine and promoting regular...Llegeix més