In the 3rd Biology Night of July 11, held in the historic building of the Universidad de Barcelona, the awards ceremony of the Sociedad Catalana de Biología (SCB) took place. Dr. Arnaldo Parra was among the finalists for the Young Researcher Award for his doctoral thesis 'Role of CREB/CRTC1-regulated gene transcription during hippocampal-dependent memory
Dr. Carles Saura and his PhD student Carlos M. Soto have attended 17th Meeting of the Spanish Society of Neuroscience (SENC), which took place in Alicante. The congress started with the presidential lecture of Dra. Carmen Sandi titled “Who wins and who loses” about how stress and anxiety affect social competitiveness. In this session, they
Last week, the Alzheimer’s Global Summit was held in Lisbon (Portugal), comprised in the XI CIBERNED Scientific Forum. The congress, organized by Champalimaud Foundation, Queen Sofia Foundation, CIEN Foundation (centre for Research in Neurological Diseases, CRE Alzheimer (State Reference Centre for the Care of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias of the Ministry of
This year the annual Conference of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department took place on 6th of June, included in the BioRecerca- UABio Conference, at the Faculty of Biosciences of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). In this Edition, Dr. Antonio Zorzano from Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB) gave the Opening lecture entitled: “Mitochondrial function and
Dr. Carles Saura and Dr. Lilian Enriquez have attended to the IV International congress on research and innovation in neurodegenerative diseases (CIIIEN) in Alicante. The conference, organized by the Queen Sofia Foundation, the Foundation Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Neurológicas (CIEN) and the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas (CIBERNED), have brought together the best experts
These week master students in our lab have defended their master’s thesis. Icía Varela who has coursed the Master in Pharmacology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), defended his master’s thesis on 11th of July. Her master’s thesis was titled: “Expression of BDNF isoforms in the brain of Alzheimer’s disease transgenic mice”. Icía
On 4th of February Arnaldo J. Parra defended his PhD thesis titled: “Role of the transcriptional coactivator CRTC1 on hippocampal-dependent memory in Alzheimer´s disease mouse models”. After an exciting discussion with the scientific tribunal of excellence composed by Dra. Lídia Gimenez Llort (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Dr. Antonio Rodriguez Moreno (Universidad Pablo de Olavide) and Dr.
From Saura lab we wish you Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!!