EVENTS 2009

EVENTS 2009

19/01/2009
Where is the limit between controled drugs consumption and addiction? What happens to my brain when I take drugs? Why taking drugs is bad if it makes me feel so good? Is there any genetic predisposition for becoming an addict? Is it possible to take...
04/02/2009
World Cancer Day event: Presentation of the book "Mi cáncer y yo" Our director, Miguel Beato together with the author, Susana Frouchtmann, will chair the presentation and some invited speakers will give their opinion about cancer. These invited...
16/03/2009 22/03/2009
BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2009 Barcelona joins the celebration of the Brain Awareness Week with proposals exploring several aspects of neuroscience research and approaching the possibilities offered for a better understanding of our brain. Further...
26/03/2009 27/03/2009
2nd Spanish Worm Meeting 2009   The Spanish Worm Meeting 2009 will take place in Barcelona from 26-27 March 2009.  The 2 day meeting is co-hosted by the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), and will include...
06/05/2009
What is behind our genome? Flies and humans have almost the same number of genes but, why are we so different? How nature can bring us such diversity from this shared gene set? Scientists are hardly studying the genome and we are used to listen...
08/05/2009
  The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Event lab from the UB and IDIBAPS, together with the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona and the Fundació Catalana per la Recerca i la Innovació (FCRi) are proud to present you the 2009 Brain Illusions...
09/06/2009
SCIENTIFIC COFFE. EVOLUTION: FROM CELLS TO FACEBOOK Do cells and social nets evolve in the same way? To evolve means to get more complex? Only biological life can evolve? How researchers study evolution today? We have heard a lot about Darwin this...
13/06/2009 14/06/2009
SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2009   More than 70 activities and 25 talks will be held at the Ciutadella Park on 13-14th june. The festival will be full of scientific activities like workshops, talks, shows and theater play for general public. The Centre for...
21/06/2009 28/06/2009
  Stress, drug addiction and eating disorders A summer school at Dubrovnik with lecturers from the PRBB, University Pompeu Fabra and the Centre for Genomic Regulation! Registration open! Any interested student (pre-docs and post-docs) are kindly...
01/07/2009
SCIENTIFIC COFFEE: Science & Sci-Fi: Where is the limit?  Is it the same to create a sci-fi history and a scientific project? Does reality overcome fiction? Would it be possible to travel by teletransport? Will a pill be the solution for all?...
07/07/2009
Everything you always wanted to know about stem cells but were afraid to ask. A debate on the future of biomedicine This public symposium will be organized within the framework of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 7th Annual...
03/10/2009
  How is the daily routine of researchers? Have your ever extracted the DNA from a kiwi? Do you know how Darwin developed his theory of evolution? Would you like to create you own fossil? Summing up… what’s science for? Here you have a chance to...
15/10/2009 16/10/2009
REGISTRATION CLOSED VIII CRG ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM "STEM CELLS, DIFFERENTIATION AND CANCER" The CRG symposia have been highly successful in bringing together some of the best scientists in their field. For the upcoming VIIIth symposium we have merged the...
05/11/2009
Program 16:00 - 16:05 h        Welcome by Hernán López-Schier 16:05 - 16:50 h        Marco Milán (ICREA and IRB Barcelona)                                 "Micro-RNAs and growth control" 16:50 - 17:35 h        Vivek Malhotra (ICREA and CRG...
10/11/2009 13/11/2009
Barcelona, 10th to 13th November 2009 Organised by the Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG) and Leica Microsystems Workshop overview (10-11th November) It is the aim of the course to provide an overview of advanced light microscopy techniques. The...
24/11/2009
The III CRG PhD Students Symposium is a CRG internal symposium with the aim to provide a platform for the young scientists working at the CRG. All 2nd year students will give a short talk focusing on the main question they want to address in their...
27/11/2009
SCIENTIFIC COFFEE: RARE DISEASES  What do we know about the CDG Syndrome, the RETT Syndrome and the other rare diseases?  What is a rare disease? How can we detect them? Do we find new rare diseases or we already know all of them? Is the scientific...
03/12/2009
CRG-SMS SCIENTIFIC COFFEETHE FUTURE OF ENERGYWhich energy will we use to turn on the light in the future? Do we spend too much energy or can we go on with our current habits? Are the renewable energies "clean"? Is the fossil fuel "dirty"?Speakers:...
07/10/2009 08/12/2009
  The DNA Model Contest is open to anyone from 8 to 18 years old! There are 4 categories and 4 prizes worth 1000€ each! For example: 2 days in Toulouse in Space City Microscopes, a terrarium, biotechnology kits and other scientific material for...
11/12/2009
REGISTRATION CLOSEDBarcelona, 11th December 2009
Organised by the Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG)                 Symposium overview The sequencing field has experienced a major shift with the introduction of innovative, high-throughput...