Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomédica (IRB Barcelona)

Contact Information


Phone: (+34) 934020250

Fax: (+34) 934037114.

Address:

Baldiri Reixac 10-12
08028 Barcelona
España

Headquarters





Brief description of Institution


IRB Barcelona is a world-class research centre devoted to understanding fundamental questions about human health and disease. It was founded in October 2005 by the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya) and the University of Barcelona (UB), and is located at the Barcelona Science Park (Parc Cientific de Barcelona).

The Institute's missions include conducting multidisciplinary research of excellence at the unique interface between biology, chemistry and medicine, providing high-level training in the biomedical sciences to staff, students and visitors, driving innovation through active technology transfer to the benefit of society, and actively participating in an open dialogue with the public through a series of engagement and education activities.


 

Institution


Institution: Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomédica (IRB Barcelona).

Ownership: Public.

Activity begining year: 2005.

Principal Investigator: Ernest Giralt.

Contact Person: Tiago O. Botelho.

Web: http://www.irbbarcelona.org

Facilities

Usable surface area (m2): 4522.

Nuclear Security Council Authorization: No.

Animal Facility: Yes.

R&D Department: Yes.

Medical Department: No.

Quality department: No.

Production Department: No.

Chemistry Department: Yes.

Others (please specify): No.

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Infraestructure


23 Research Groups organized in 5 interdisciplinary programmes:

  • Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology.
  • Oncology.
  • Structural and Computational Biology.
  • Molecular Medicine.
  • Cell and development.

Cutting-edge in-house core facilities:

  • Advanced digital microscopy
  • Mass Spectometry
  • Functional Genomics
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Protein Expression
  • Mouse Mutant
  • Histology


Staff


Permanent Staff

Number of PhDs: 53.
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Number of Graduates: 33.
Graduates Functions: -.

Number of Diplomates: 4.
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Number of Technicians: 22.
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Other Personnel: 0.
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Recruited Staff

Number of PhDs: 66.
PhDs Functions: -.

Number of Graduates: 49.
Graduates Functions: -.

Number of Diplomates: 1.
Diplomates Functions: -.

Number of Technicians: 0.
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Other Personnel: 0.
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Quality Control and Certifications


Validation criteria for each tested plate: -.

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Experience and collaborations

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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Consulting services


Consulting services available: Yes.

Consulting services types: Technical experts in our research fields.

Available assays - Capacities

Services

Radioligand binding assays: No.
List of Radioligand binding assays available: -.

Enzymatic activity assays: No.
List of Enzymatic activity assays available: -.

Second messengers measurement assays: No.
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Cytochrome assays: No.
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Cytotoxicity assay: No.
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Isolated tissues assays: No.
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Ionic channels assays: No.
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High content imaging assays: No.
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Other assays: No.
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Collaboration

Radioligand binding assays: No.
List of Radioligand binding assays available: -.

Enzymatic activity assays: No.
List of Enzymatic activity assays available: -.

Second messengers measurement assays: No.
List of Second messengers measurement assays available: -.

Cytochrome assays: No.
List of Cytochrome assays available: -.

Cytotoxicity assay: No.
List of Cytotoxicity assays available: -.

Isolated tissues assays: No.
List of Isolated tissues assays available: -.

Ionic channels assays: No.
List of Ionic channels assays available: -.

High content imaging assays: No.
List of High content imaging assays available: -.

Other assays: No.
List of Other assays available: -.






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