03/12/2012
The CNAG and the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) have joined the campaign to collaborate with the Fundació Banc dels Aliments de Barcleona. The goal of this campaign is to collect the maximum quantity of food to deliver to the Banc dels Aliments who will distribute it to more than 200,000 people in...
20/11/2012
The goal for all participants of the open days at the PCB is to do a sort of "express doctorate" in a couple of hours, reconstructing in this way, the steps that a scientist has to carry out to do his or her project.   Researchers at the CNAG explained what we do at the centre to...
13/11/2012
What is Xplore Health? Xplore Health is a European educational portal on cutting-edge health research that offers innovative multimedia and hands-on experiences to young people through the internet, schools and science centres and museums.   Xplore Health aims: - To bridge the gap between...
01/11/2012
Despite examples of excellent practice, rare disease (RD) research is still mainly fragmented by data type and by disease. Individual efforts have little interoperability and almost no systematic connection of detailed clinical information with genetic information, biomaterial availability or...
29/10/2012
If we use the well-known comparison of the genome with a book, then we can say without fear of being wrong that it is a very complicated book. It is thousands of times bigger than a regular book, with more than 3 billion letters in total, each one being an A, C, G or T, as per the four possible...
15/10/2012
The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, presents a new perspective in cancer research, integrating the results of the complete sequencing of the genome and epigenome in patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Researchers identify cells that cause the disease, discover new molecular...

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