Navigation Links
An IRB Barcelona project on computational biology receives an ERC Advanced Grant
Date:10/27/2011

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Modesto Orozco, researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), an Advanced Grant within the category of Physical Sciences and Engineering, which received 917 applications from around Europe. This category commonly accounts for 45% of the total budget dedicated to Advanced Grants, which provide project funding typically in the range of between 2 and 3 million Euros over five years. These ERC grants have been operating since 2007 and aim to support internationally recognized scientists performing cutting-edge research in Europe. The projects awarded are characterized by having a strong multidisciplinary nature and innovative applications in emerging fields.

Modesto Orozco, brief CV

Dr. Modesto Orozco heads the Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics group at IRB Barcelona. He is a senior professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Barcelona, director of the Life Sciences Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), director of the Joint IRB Barcelona/BSC Computational Biology Programme, and director of the Structural Biology node of the Instituto Nacional de Bioinformtica (INB).

Dr. Orozco is a European leader in the simulation of biological systems and an international authority in the theoretical study of macromolecular systems, especially nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). During his career he has published more than 300 scientific articles and developed a series of computational programmes and algorithms that are used by the scientific community worldwide. His articles have received about 9,000 citations with an elevated impact factor, as reflected by a Hirsch index of 51, thus positioning him as one of the most visible chemists and computational biologists in the world. Dr. Orozco is an editor and editorial member of the most prestigious international scientific journals in his field of expertise. He has also served or i
'/>"/>

Contact: Snia Armengou
sonia.armengou@irbbarcelona.org
34-934-037-255
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Amber MD Workshop 2011 -- May 3-6, Barcelona
2. Scientists at IRB Barcelona discover a new protein critical for mitochondria
3. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers first to clone mice in Spain
4. IRB Barcelona to coordinate two European projects on biomedicine
5. Researchers at IRB Barcelona produce more data on key genes in diabetes
6. Barcelona Declaration 2008: Challenges and Pathways to Earth Sustainability
7. Eurofins MWG Operon and Integrated Genomics cooperate to provide complete genome projects
8. Eurofins MWG Operon and Integrated Genomics cooperate to provide complete genomics projects
9. $3.6 million nursing research project promotes exercise for girls
10. TGen graduate students receive $50,000 each from Salt River Projects support program
11. $40 million project to revitalize Africas orphaned crops announced
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
An IRB Barcelona project on computational biology receives an ERC Advanced Grant
(Date:4/15/2014)... years, it has become clear that the genetic ... In addition to the well-known building blocks adenine, ... an important role. Scientists now assume that the ... second layer of information that extends and complements ... like umlauts that extend the standard alphabet," explained ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... New research, partially funded by the U.S. Department of ... can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or ... , In a study published online in ... lead author Theresa Nicklas, DrPH, of Baylor College of ... datasets from 2005-2010 and evaluated the association of rice ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... to swallow, but if you,re over 24 years of ... your cognitive motor performance, according to a new Simon ... psychology doctoral student, associate professor Mark Blair, Thompson,s thesis ... doctoral student, deliver the news in a just-published ... of the first social science experiments to rest on ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):German Research Foundation approves new priority program in the life sciences 2Eating rice boosts diet quality, reduces body weight and improves markers for health 2Eating rice boosts diet quality, reduces body weight and improves markers for health 3Study says we're over the hill at 24 2
... 4, 2009) A large body of science supports the ... high-quality protein for growth, muscle strength and energy and promote ... shown to reduce the risk of neural tube birth defects ... 2008 issue of Diabetes Care that examined data ...
... in Spanish . , CAREFREE, A.Z. - ... released for the first time at the American Association for ... in Carefree, Arizona. "Hispanics are the fastest-growing minority ... their risk for breast cancer," said Elena Martinez, Ph.D., professor ...
... 2, 2009--Phosphorus is one of the key nutrients that ... in lakes, rivers, and estuaries worldwide. Phosphorus entering ... land receiving long term applications of organic by-products such ... Such soils often become enriched with P, leading ...
Cached Biology News:Statement by the Egg Nutrition Center and American Egg Board on Diabetes Care study on egg consumption 2Statement by the Egg Nutrition Center and American Egg Board on Diabetes Care study on egg consumption 3Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group 2Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group 3Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group 4Understanding phosphorus in soils is vital to proper management 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 This webinar ... on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. ... guide a path for biosimilar drug development, however ... of biosimilarity with regards to quality, safety and ... of biosimilar drug development and registration, development strategies ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NC (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... an enhancement to its Online Web Portal for Life ... now have the ability to specify the subject matter ... nearly 50 life science sub-domains. This will help reduce ... and scientific fields, and decrease the likelihood of error. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... – 11 p.m. , Location: Warrington Country Club, 1360 ... Hepatitis B Foundation, the only national nonprofit organization solely ... improving the quality of life for those affected worldwide, ... 11 at Warrington Country Club in Warrington, Pa. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... initiated coverage of Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua ... and marketing proprietary products to serve the wound ... , In late 2012, Alliqua was restructured ... launched the company’s new strategy to become a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3
... the airbag in your car to inflate and rotate ... couch. Now a research group of Tel Aviv University,s ... useful. Prof. Yael Hanein, Dr. Slava Krylov and ... make sensors for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) significantly more sensitive ...
... , SAN FRANCISCO and BERLIN , March 22 Guidewire Group, the world,s leading analyst firm focused ... at IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH as part of its Innovate!2010 global competition to identify and promote 100 top technology startups ... ... , ...
... portable electronic medical records management, announced today the addition of internationally-renowned biotechnology veteran Dr. Gurinder Shahi , M.D., Ph.D., to its Advisory Board. , ... , ... ... ...
Cached Biology Technology:A more sensitive sensor 2Meet and Engage With Innovate!100 Semi-Finalists in Berlin on March 22 2Meet and Engage With Innovate!100 Semi-Finalists in Berlin on March 22 3Meet and Engage With Innovate!100 Semi-Finalists in Berlin on March 22 4Meet and Engage With Innovate!100 Semi-Finalists in Berlin on March 22 5Meet and Engage With Innovate!100 Semi-Finalists in Berlin on March 22 6MedeFile Adds International Biotech Expert to Advisory Board 2MedeFile Adds International Biotech Expert to Advisory Board 3MedeFile Adds International Biotech Expert to Advisory Board 4MedeFile Adds International Biotech Expert to Advisory Board 5
Mol wt: average mol wt16,951.27 Da by calculation...
A set of five peptides which can be used to calibrate a Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) or Electrospray Ionization (ESI) mass spectrometer....
... number is a new product ... Cornings product number. If showing ... under the old Sigma-Aldrich number ... for assistance. ID clarifier: filling ...
... CLS number is a new ... match Cornings product number. If ... order under the old Sigma-Aldrich ... service for assistance. ID clarifier: ...
Biology Products: