A team of researchers led by the lecturer Manel Esteller, ICREA researcher in the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Barcelona, have characterized the complete epigenomes of the most common tumours, among which are the ones from colon cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer.
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Scientists from the Computational Biophysics group of GRIB (IMIM-UPF) jointly with Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin), for the first time, simulated the association and dissociation of protein molecules in atomic detail.
Vocational Education and Training (commonly known as VET) in bioinformatics is sure to be a way for many young people to enter the job market and a good gateway to companies in the healthcare and life sciences sector looking to add junior technicians to their teams, not just PhDs.
p38α is a protein involved in chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer, among other pathological conditions. Published in the journal eLife, the study provides a deeper understanding of the structure of this protein, thereby paving the way for the development of more effective inhibitors.
Made of Genes, a personal genomics start-up based in Barcelona (Spain) whose beginnings lie in ESADE Business School (both BIB members), has been selected to join the 2nd edition of the Dubai Future Accelerators program, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation.
His appointment confirms the centre’s commitment to personalized medicine as an area of future development for supercomputing.
When 18,000 years ago humans entered America through the Bering Strait they found a totally different climate and food. A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS) shows that this migration left traces in the genome of Native Americans, descendants of those early settlers.
May be key in central nervous system diseases such as Alzheimer's
Educational and economic levels of the analyzed countries are highly related to the practice of physical activity of their citizens.
Predictive models of diseases are gaining importance in medicine thanks to their usefulness when customizing treatments. Hence, computational methods based on human biology have become a key factor for the development of customized medicine.