Advances in the synthesis of the Englerin A, the anticarcinogenic African substance

CiQUS researchers present a new method to obtain this compound of natural origin, with a promising activity in kidney cancers.

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CiTIUS researcher Tomás F. Pena, new Associated Editor of IEEE Journal ‘Transactions on Computers’

Appointed as a ‘Multimedia Editor’, he will take charge of producing a video with every monthly issue to introduce the most relevant paper

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Caléndula obtains the ‘Best Open-Source Academia Project 2016’ award

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The app developed at CiTIUS wins this award’s 9th Edition and becomes the first project from the University of Santiago obtaining this prize.

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CiMUS Principal Investigator Mª José Alonso enters the ‘US National Academy of Medicine’

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Her Lab has pioneered numerous discoveries in the field of Pharmaceutical Technology and Nanomedicine. She becomes now the second scientist in Spain obtaining this distinction.

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Researchers identify the key role of a gen involved in safe stem-cell therapy

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A work developed by a CiMUS researcher reveals new strategies to regulate the different states of this kind of cells, contributing to the optimization of methods that might allow to use them in clinical practice.

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CiMUS researchers find a new protein in the hypothalamus involved in the decreasing of body mass

Scientists from the NeurObesity Research Group at CiMUS have identified a new molecular mechanism that demonstrates how the increasing of a protein in the hypothalamus help obese rats to lose weight without changing their eating habits, improving their metabolic status and decreasing associated type 2 diabetes.

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The USC joins the EU protocol to promote Human Resources Excellence in research

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The institution is working at present with the aim of obtaining the ‘HR Excellence Award’ in Human Resources, a distinction that has been only reached by other four Spanish universities.

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Translating organometallic catalysis to the mitochondria of living cells

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A research group from CiQUS (Centro de Investigación en Química e Materiais Moleculares) reports the first demonstration of a non-natural chemical reaction in a subcellular compartment, in a paper published by Nature Communications recently.

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Campus Vida opens three postdoctoral positions

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The Campus Vida Research Centers Network of the University of Santiago de Compostela is seeking three postdoctoral researchers for a period of two years.

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CiQUS Researcher Francisco Rivadulla obtains a new ERC European Grant

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The project ANTS (A New Technology of microthermal Sensing for application in microcalorimetry) has obtained one of the 44 ‘Proof of Concept’ (PoC) given by the European Research Council in this call.

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