Month: June 2020

Sílvia Osuna wins Catalonian National Research Award for Young Talent

Every year the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI), with the support of the Catalan Government, organises the Catalonian National Research Awards. These prestigious awards recognise and reflect different aspects of research, science communication and outreach. One of these awards is for Young Talent, in recognition of the outstanding effort of a junior researcher

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Carla Calvó wins poster prize at BioExcel Summer School

This week took place the Remote BioExcel Summer School on Biomolecular Simulations, in virtual manner, which included a poster session. Carla Calvó, PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Marc Garcia-Borràs and Prof. Sílvia Osuna, presented a poster titled “Unraveling The Millisecond Allosteric Activation of Imidazole Glycerol Phosphate Synthase (IGPS)”, and won the first prize, which consists of

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Cover JACS on the aromaticity of boron clusters

The Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) features on its front cover the recently published article “Too Persistent to Give Up: Aromaticity in Boron Clusters Survives Radical Structural Changes”. The work has been carried out by Francesc Teixidor, Clara Viñas, and Ines Bennour of the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Jordi Poater at

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