09/03/2017
The intestine has a high rate of cellular regeneration due to the wear and tear originated by its function degrading and absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. The entire cell wall is renewed once a week approximately. This explains why the intestine holds a large number of stem cells in...
03/03/2017
Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) have substantially broadened the applicability of single cell genomics by combining cell and tissue cryopreservation with workflows of this emerging research field.   The study, published in Genome Biology, has found that single...
17/02/2017
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Vall d’Hebron Instituto de Investigación (VHIR) launch the third year of the training programme “PhD for Medical...
13/02/2017
Researchers from CNAG, the Institut Català d’Oncologia and other research institutions have compared RNA sequencing results from paired formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) and fresh-frozen (FF) glioblastoma tissue samples. The study was performed as part of the Glioma Catalonia Group and...
10/02/2017
The Human Genome Meeting 2017 (HGM2017) was held in Barcelona from 5-7 of February. This is the annual conference of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO), a major scientific conference for human genetics & genomics, genomic medicine, and genomic biology. Ivo Gut, director of the CNAG, chaired  ...
14/12/2016
Spanish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), currently one of the world’s most endangered felines. They have confirmed the “extreme erosion” suffered by its DNA. The Iberian lynx has one of the least genetically-diverse genomes. It is even less diverse than...

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