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,…
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CSIC offers 399 positions for tenured scientists

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) offers 399 places for tenured scientists through the general free access system. The offer is part of the new announcement of the Ministry of Science and Innovation with 450 places for scientific…

Towards quicker, more accessible and less expensive diagnosis and monitoring of a rare childhood genetic disease

The project led by Dr. Ignacio Alfonso, of the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), in collaboration with the Vall d'Hebron Hospital, is one of those selected in the CaixaResearch Validate 2022 call. The researchers have…

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…