News

23rd-28th September 2018:
Dr. Mercè Capdevila and Dr. Òscar Palacios are attending and contributing to the Copper 2018 Meeting with a poster communication about the recent work on MTs carried out in our group.

05th-08th September 2018:
Dr. Mercè Capdevila is attending and contributing to the XIV International Symposium on Inorganic Biochemistry with an oral communication about the recent work on MTs carried out in our group.

04-06th September 2018:
Marc Ricard-Batten and Arnau Pons have succesfully defended their Master’s Thesis about Pt anticancer agents and hemocyanin. Congratulations!

26th-30th August 2018:
Dr. Òscar Palacios is attending and contributing to the EUROBIC 14 with an oral communication about the recent work on MTs carried out in our group.

04th July 2018:
Alejandro García and Clara Solé have defended their Bachelor’s Final Projects about anticancer complexes. Good luck and congratulations!

24th June-29th June 2018:
Dr. Òscar Palacios is attending and contributing to the Metals in Medicine (Gordon Research Conferences) in Andover (United States) with a poster presentation about the recent research work on Pt anticancer agents carried out in the group.

18-20th June 2018:
Mario García-Risco, Arnau Pons, Dr. Mercè Capdevila and Dr. Òscar Palacios are attending a scientific meeting in Innsbruck (Austria) about the research on Metallothioneins (MTs).

11th June-14th June 2018:
Mario García-Risco and Glòria García are attending the 4th Edition of the Training Course “Técnicas Experimentales en Bioinorgánica” and the 1st Edition of  “Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores en Bioinorgánica” (Experimental Course in Bioinorganic Techniques and Young Bioinorganic Researchers Meeting) .

Dr. Òscar Palacios gave an oral communication in this course about Mass Spectrometry applied to Bioinorganic Chemistry.

5th June-6th June 2018:
Quim Peña is attending  the “Rencontres Scientifiques des Doctorants en Chimie de Marseille” (Doctoral Sessions) in Marseille (France). He contributes with an oral communication related to the recent work on Cu(II) anticancer agents.

30th May-1st June 2018:
Quim Peña is attending  the “8th Edition of the Jornades Doctorals en Química” (Doctoral Sessions) at the UAB (Barcelona, Spain). He contributes with a poster presentation and an oral communication related to the recent work on Cu(II) anticancer agents.

1st April 2018:
Quim Peña left for a 3-month research stay at the Aix-Marseille Université (Marseille, France). Good luck, Quim!

21st-24th May 2018:
Dr. Òscar Palacios , Dr. Mercè Capdevila and Quim Peña are attending  the CuBICS2018 Symposium held at the Pharo Palace (Marseille, France). They contribute with two oral communications and a poster presentation related to the recent work on Cu(II)-MTs and Cu(II) anticancer agents.

08-09th March 2018:
Dr. Òscar Palacios succesfully defended his Professor place in a public competition at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona to get a permanent position. Congratulations, Òscar!

15th February 2018:
The video of the Act of Hommage “In Memoriam” to Dr. Sílvia Atrian, at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), has been edited and published: Act of Homage_In Memoriam_Silvia Atrian_2017

15th Feburary 2018:
Arnau Pons has recently joined our group as a MSc Student. He will be involved in Metalloproteins project. Welcome, Marc!

12th December 2017:
Mercè Capdevila participated in the Act of Hommage “In Memoriam” to Dr. Sílvia Atrian, at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Download the program: In Memoriam_Silvia Atrian.

30th November 2017:
Quim Peña gave an oral communication about his work on Cu(II) complexes as anticancer agents at the MetDrugs meeting at the ICN2 (UAB, Bellaterra).

24th November 2017:
Selene Gil has succesfully defended her PhD Thesis on Metallothioneins! Congratulations, Dr. Selene Gil! All the best for the future!

31st October 2017:
UAB divulga published some news related to the Metallothioneins work recently carried out in our group.

25th October 2017:
The fourth meeting of the MetDrugs network – in which our group is involved- takes place in Madrid.

20th October 2017:
Alejandro Garcia and Clara Solé have started their Bachelor’s Degree Final Project in our group. They will work on the anticancer topic. Welcome!

1st October 2017:
Glòria Garcia and Mario García-Risco have recently joined our group as new PhD students. Their PhD Thesis will focus on the “Metallsurfactants for medicinal applications” and “Metallothioneins” topics, respectively. Welcome and good luck!

27th-29th September 2017:
Dr. Òscar Palacios presented an oral communication related to the recent research work on Heavy Metals Contamination (in collaboration with Dr. Cristina Palet) at the Franco-Spanish Workshop on Bio-Inorganic Analytical Chemistry (Huelva, Spain).

19th September 2017:
Maribel Marin has succesfully defended her PhD Thesis on Metallosomes! Congratulations, Dr. Maribel Marin! All the best for the future!

1st August 2017:
Dr. Mercè Capdevila gave an oral communication related to the recent research work on the MTs project at the ICBIC18 congress (Florianopólis, Brazil).

Jordi Borràs has come back after his research stay at the Barts Cancer Institute (London, UK) under the supervision of Professor Dr. Jane Sosabowski. Welcome back, Jordi!

12-13th July 2017:
The third meeting of the MetDrugs network (in which our group is involved) takes place in Bilbao.

9th-12th July 2017:
Quim Peña, Dr. Mercè Capdevila, Dr. Òscar Palacios, Dr. Joan Suades and Dr. Ramon Barnadas are attending and contributing to the X Reunión Científica de Bioinorgánica (BioBilbao) congress held in Bilbao (Spain), with poster presentation and two oral communications about the recent research work on Cu anticancer complexes, vectors for Zn uptake in animals and metallosurfactants.

6th July 2017:
Mireia Mata just defended her Bachelor’s Degree Final Project on MTs topic, carried out in our group. Congratulations!

7th-10th June 2017:
Kàtia Samper and Dr. Òscar Palacios are attending and contributing to the 14th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (ISABC2017), held in Toulouse (France), with two poster presentations about the recent research work on Pt anticancer complexes.

14th-19th May 2017:
Jordi Borràs and Dr. Joan Suades are attending and contributing to the 22nd International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (ISRS2017), held in Dresden (Germany), with a poster presentation about their recent work on radiopharmacy.

4th May 2017:
Our group offers a 3-years PhD Scholarship for the Metal-MTs interactions project!! Apply before 16th May 2017 (contact and further information: Dr. Mercè Capdevila and Dr. Òscar Palacios). Join us! Applications closed

1st May 2017:
Jordi Borràs is at the Barts Cancer Institute (London, UK) for a 3-month research stay under the supervision of Professor Dr. Jane Sosabowski. Good luck, Jordi!

25th April 2017:
Quim Peña presented a Poster and an Oral Communication at the Rencontres Scientifiques de Chimie de Marseille (Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille).

14th April 2017:
Very good news! A short report has been published in Science about our work on the NMR structure of a snail MT with an additional domain published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition!

1st April 2017:
Quim Peña is at the BiosCiences group (Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille) for a research stay under the supervision of Dr. Olga Iranzo. Good luck, Quim!

5th December 2016:
silvia-atrianOur friend and colleague Sílvia Atrian has passed away. “Sílvia, we will never forget your energy, strenght and tenacity. Your memory will remain alive with us, forever. Rest in peace”

4th December 2016:
Maribel Marin is back after the research stay at the Prof. Yvonne Perrie group (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow). Welcome back, Maribel!

19th October 2016:
Dr. Òscar Palacios gave an oral communication related to the application of Mass Spectrometry for the study of metal-biomolecules interactions in the training course “Especies Metálicas y Biomoléculas. Curso de Experimentación en Bioinorgánica” in Granada (Spain).

17-19th October 2016:
Jordi Borràs, Selene Gil, Kàtia G.Samper and Quim Peña are attending the training course “Especies Metálicas y Biomoléculas. Curso de Experimentación en Bioinorgánica” in Granada (Spain).

11th October 2016:
Kàtia G.Samper is back after her research stay at the Dr. Wilson Research Group (Ithaca, New York). Welcome back, Kàtia!

5th September 2016:
Maribel Marin joins the Prof. Yvonne Perrie group at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), for a 3-month PhD Research stay. Good luck Maribel!

31st August 2016:
Dr. Òscar Palacios participated in the EUROBIC 13 congress held in Budapest with an oral communication about the latest discoveries on Metallothioneins and a poster presentation related to the recent research work about Pt anticancer complexes in our group.

8th July 2016:
Kàtia G.Samper joins the Dr. Wilson Research Group at the University of Cornell (Ithaca, New York) for a 3-month PhD Research Stay. Good luck!

5th July 2016:
Rafa Corral and Verónica Mesa just defended their Bachelor’s Degree Final Project, carried out in our group.  Congratulations!

10th June 2016:
Dr. Òscar Palacios gave an oral communication related to the study of metal/metallic compound interactions towards biomolecules by Mass Spectrometry at the ISMEC2016 congress.
Jordi Borràs, Kàtia G.Samper and Quim Peña contribute with poster and flash presentations to the ISMEC2016 congress.

6th June 2016:
Maribel Marin presented a poster about her work on Metallosomes at the Doctoral Sessions of the BioScience Faculty at the UAB.

1st June 2016:
Selene Gil gave an oral communication and presented a poster on the topic of Metallothioneins at the Doctoral Sessions of Chemistry at the UAB.

 

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