last update 30/10/2015

Come to the fourth DCEXS Symposium on November the 17th: "Innovative in silico strategies in biomedical research"

We are pleased to announce the fourth DCEXS Symposium which will be held on Tuesday, November 17th 2015, at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) AUDITORIUM.

Confirmed Speaker

  • Alfonso Valencia - Spanish National Cancer Research Centre; "The mESC epigenetics network as an example of the combination of network and evolutionary analysis"
  • Mihaela Zavolan - Biozentrum, University of Basel; "Exploiting single cell level heterogeneity to uncover in vivo hierarchies of miRNA targets"
  • Caroline Gubser Keller - Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research; "The splice is right: RNA-seq analysis to impact drug discovery for spinal muscular atrophy"
  • Marta Filizola - Structural and Chemical Biology, ISMMS" New Strategies for  a New Era in G Protein-couples Receptor Drug Discovery""
  • Gerhard Ecker - Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Vienna; "Prediction of drug - transporter interaction and its exploitation in biomedical research"
  • Bart Vannieuwenhuyse - Health Information Sciences, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson; "Unlocking the value of Real World Data for lifesciences"
  • JoaquĆ­n Dopazo - Computational Genomics, Centro de Investigacion Principe Felipe; "Digging into thousands of variants to find disease genes in Mendelian and complex diseases"

The symposium, organized by the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) and the Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics-GRIB (IMIM-UPF), will bring together leading researchers in the vibrant field of biomedical research, to explore new advances in in silico strategies.

The symposium is part of an initiative by the DCEXS to provide a forum for leading scientists working on topics included in the Department’s Research Programs to present and discuss the latest results, to promote the education of young scientists, as well as catalysing scientific interactions between the DCEXS and other institutions.

Limited places

The symposium is open to everybody interested in biomedical research, and there are no registration fees. However, the number of places available are limited so you are kindly asked  to register here

Poster competition

Do you have a poster? Present it at the symposium reception, you can win an iPad! Send an email with your abstract to by the 8th of November.

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