A new tool to block protein-protein interactions

Scientists led the researcher Dr. Xavier Salvatella at IRB Barcelona have published guidelines for designing synthetic molecules that block the interaction between two proteins in the journal Nature Communications. In brief, the researchers…

CID-CSIC Gender Equality Committee drives an iniciative of gender-inclusive language

The Gender Equality Committee of CID-CSIC, which includes staff from the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC) and from the Institute for Advaced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), has driven an initiative to…

Jesús Joglar attends the CSIC director annual meeting

The annual meeting of the CSIC directors of all research institutes in Spain was held this year in Valencia on October 10th and 11th. The act was conducted by the CSIC President Eloisa del Pino. The IQAC-CSIC director, Jesús Joglar, attended…

Light-controlled drugs to reduce cardiac damage after a heart attack

On 29th September, in commemoration of the World Heart Day, the PhotoHeart project website has been released. PhotoHeart is a project funded by La Caixa Foundation, led by Amadeu Llebaria, from the Medicinal Chemistry and Synthesis group,…

Open Submission for Journal Special Issue on Natural Compounds and New Analogs in Chemical Synthesis

Dr. Laia Josa-Culleré, from the Medicinal Chemistry & Synthesis group, together with Dr. Plamen Angelov (Plovdiv University Paisii Hiledarski) and Dr. Pengfei Yang (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Qilu University of Technology),…

Julian Guercetti is chosen to present the podcast GENera

AMGEN chose Julian Guercetti, biotechnologist and predoctoral researcher of the Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics group and student of the Master’s degree in Social Communication of the Scientific Research, to present the podcast GENera. 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,…

The CSIC president visits the centers in Catalunya

Eloísa del Pino visited some of the CSIC centers in Catalunya to meet the staff and discuss the needs and challenges of the institutes. She has been able to tour emblematic infrastructures such as the IMB-CNM Clean Room and the Nanoquim and…
From left to right: Jesús Joglar (IQAC director), Eloísa del Pino (CSIC president), and Teresa Moreno (IDAEA director) at the meeting. | Source: Elena Martínez

The CSIC president meets the directors of the centers of CSIC Catalonia

Last July, the elected president of the CSIC, Eloísa del Pino, met the board directors of the 18 centers and institutes of CSIC Catalonia, including the IQAC director, Jesús Joglar, in an event held at the Institut de Ciències del…
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Ramon y Cajal Fellowship (RyC) 2021

If you are looking for an institution to perform your research in the broad area of chemistry, the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) will fully support your career as independient scientist. If you need any more information,…