CSIC researchers develop photocontrolable drugs that enable the control of the heart rate by light

Researchers at the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC), in collaboration with the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), have developed molecules that…

BBQ-CSIC Projects 2022

On 3rd February, the I Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biology, Biomedicine and Chemistry was held, organized by the Molecular Biology Institute of Barcelona (IBMB), the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB) and the Institute…

IQAC welcomes students of Master Degree’s in Cosmetics and Dermopharmacy

The Master Degree's in Cosmetics and Dermopharmacy, from the Center for Advanced Studies in the Pharmaceutical Industry (CESIF), aims to provide participants with complete technical and managerial knowledge necessary to develop their professional…

Open call for ComFuturo postdoctoral fellowship

The Fundación General CSIC opens the call for applications for the third edition of its ComFuturo programme, which aims to attract the best young research talent and enable them to develop innovative and highly applicable research projects…

Open submission for Frontiers in Chemistry special issue on Nucleic Acid-Based Aptamers in Therapeutics and Diagnostics

Dr. Anna Aviñó and Dr. Carme Fàbrega from the Nucleic Acid Chemistry group together with Dr. Claudia Riccardi from the University of Naples Federico II, Dr. Stefania Mazzini from University of Milan, and Dr. Raimundo Gargallo from the University…

The coming revolution: synthetic DNA and RNA for therapeutic and diagnostic applications

The discovery of the mRNA vaccines for the treatment of coronavirus, as well as new medicines for the treatment of genetic diseases, has been important in the quest of solutions for undrugable diseases in an unexpected short-time. Thus, the…

Open submission for journal special issue on Oligonucleotide Based Therapies

Dr. Ramon Eritja, from the Nucleic Acid Chemistry group, and Dr. Santiago Grijalvo, from Colloidal and Interfacial Chemistry group, together with Dr. Andreia F. Jorge, from Coimbra Chemistry Centre (CQC), acting as guest editors of journal Pharmaceutics,…

A new mechanism of action of a common insecticide on the nervous system is discovered

Researchers from the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), together with the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC) have described that only 24 hours of exposure to the carbaryl insecticide produce…

Bicosome has been awarded with EcoVadis Gold Medal for its sustainability practices

Bicosome, spin-off of the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia, has been awarded a Gold Rating of the EcoVadis certification, placing it in the top 5% of the companies that receive this rating. Initiatives around Corporate Social Responsibility…

Beatriu de Pinós (BP2021) call to work at the Institute of Advaced Chemistry of Catalonia

The Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia is looking for excellent postdoctoral researchers from any country in the world interested in applying for the Beatriu de Pinós (BP2021) call, of the Agency of Management of University and Research…