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Èxit del Workshop sobre Bioinformàtica per a enginyers

L'Auditori Pompeu Fabra de la seu dels Enginyers Industrials Catalunya ha acollit el dimarts 11 de juliol un workshop gratuït organitzat per l'Associació Bioinformatics Barcelona (BIB) i el Col·legi Oficial d'Enginyeria en Informàtica de Catalunya (COEINF).

Researchers describe the complete epigenomes of the most frequent tumours

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.

VET in bioinformatics, a good way to attract young talent

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.

Genetic signature of natural selection in first Americans

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.