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Lourdes Campos and Francisco Acosta-Reyes, researchers from the UPC research group Crystallography, Structure and Function of Biological Macromolecules (MACROM).Researcher Lourdes Campos with a member of her team, Francisco Acosta-Reyes, observing 3D images of the structure of CD27 and its behaviour in the DNA on two computer screens. The effectiveness of a new drug against malaria has been proved using synchrotron light Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC), the Instituto de Química Mèdica (IQM-CSIC) and the University of Glasgow have proved that the CD27 drug is a true alternative against malaria. They have analysed the crystalline structure of the DNA with the drug by performing X-ray diffraction experiments at the ALBA synchrotron.
Jul 21, 2014

The 3D model of the CIM Foundation helped surgeons at Sant Joan de Déu Hospital to carefully plan the operation. 3D printing by the CIM Foundation helps to simulate operations on children with cancer Surgeons at the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital in Barcelona have planned a complex operation to remove a tumour by printing it using the 3D printing technologies developed by the CIM Foundation, a UPC technology centre.
Jul 02, 2014

From left to right: Fernando Orejas, vice-rector for Research Policy at the UPC; Dídac Ramírez, rector of the UB; Xavier Trias, mayor of Barcelona; David Norton, vice president for Research at the UF, and Antoni Roca, assistant director of the ICGC. New agreement for the creation of a microsatellite applications centre in Barcelona An agreement signed on 18 June by the UPC, the Barcelona City Council, the University of Barcelona, the University of Florida and the Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia lays the foundations for the creation of a Centre for Satellite Applications and Technologies (CenSAT). The initiative will be carried out within the framework of the Barcelona Knowledge Campus.
Jun 18, 2014

José M. Baldasano, professor of the UPC and researcher at the BSC-CNS, during the presentation of the Operational Centre. The BSC-CNS co-manages the first centre of the World Meteorological Organization for forecasting sand and dust storms The Barcelona Dust Forecast Centre, the first operational centre of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) devoted to forecasting sand and dust storms, was presented in Madrid on 10 June 2014. It is a centre run by AEMET and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center–Centre Nacional de Supercomputació (BSC-CNS).
Jun 11, 2014

U-Multirank positions the UPC among the 150 best universities in the world for bachelor's degrees The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) ranked 146th for bachelor's degrees in U-Multirank, the new university ranking by the European Commission, and is one of three Spanish universities that are among the top 150 universities in the world. The UPC also ranks among the top 160 universities for master's and doctoral degrees.
Jun 02, 2014

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