3rd IRB Barcelona PhD Student Symposium

We would like to remind you about the 3rd IRB Barcelona PhD Student Symposium, a scientific meeting organized every two years by the student community at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona (IRB Barcelona). This third edition is entitled “The Clock of Life: cellular and molecular processes of development, ageing and disease” and will be held at La Pedrera in Barcelona on November 14-15, 2013.


Our distinguished list of speakers is detailed below:


  • Bill Keyes PhD, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sara Annika Wickström MD PhD, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany  
  • Óscar Fernández-Capetillo PhD, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, Madrid, Spain
  • Christopher Dobson PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • John Hardy PhD, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
  • João Pedro de Magalhães PhD, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  • Coleen T. Murphy PhD, University of Princeton, Princeton, USA
  • Carlos López Otín PhD, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
  • Andrew D. Hamilton PhD, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


Early registration, which includes 30 % off, will close this very next June 23!


To learn more, please visit our website. You can also find us on Facebook (IRB.PhD.Symposium) and Twitter (@IRBPhDSymposium). Travel grants to attend the Symposium are available!


We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona!



The Organizing Committee of the 3rd IRB Barcelona PhD Student Symposium