Medical Students’ Practical Training Initiative at IBioBA

Medical students from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) recently undertook a laboratory session at the Instituto de Investigación en Biomedicina de Buenos Aires (IBioBA, CONICET – Max Planck). Their visit encompassed familiarizing themselves with the Institute’s state-of-the-art facilities and engaging in a practical application of forensic genetics utilizing the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique. Beyond…

Guided by IBioBA, students from the Pestalozzi School won the first stage of the German competition “Youth Researches”

Three secondary school students won first place in the regional stage of Jugend Forscht (Youth Researches), the renowned European science competition, with a project on the effects of flavourings in e-cigarettes. In October 2023, Sofía Capello, Zoe Augspach and Milagros Ruiz Lodwig began to shape their project in the laboratories of the Buenos Aires Institute…

Basic research: fundamental in the fight against cancer

As part of World Cancer Day, which is celebrated every 4 February, we tell you about the work being carried out by research groups at the Buenos Aires Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IBioBA, CONICET-Max Planck) to provide knowledge about its mechanisms and potential drug or treatment developments. Who does not feel fear when hearing…

FOCEM Seminar on Artificial Intelligence

The IBioBA organized a year-end seminar with talks dedicated to Artificial Intelligence in Biomedicine and Society. IBioBA staff participated in two interesting presentations by colleagues from specialized organizations in the country. The day began with the seminar “Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Keep calm and join the revolution”, by Rodrigo Fernando Ruiz from the Universidad Nacional…

A night full of Science

IBioBA participated in the first edition of the Argentine Science Night held at the Centro Cultural de la Ciencia (C3), where the work of different organizations of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation of the country was exhibited. Last Friday, 3 November, “La Noche de la Ciencia Argentina” was held, an event in…

Eduardo Arzt received the award “Dr. Eduardo Charreau for the Regional Scientific and Technological Cooperation”

The founder of IBioBA received the prize, awarded by the Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI), in the category “Trajectory in Exact, Natural, Biomedical and Technological Sciences”. The winners of the “Dr. Eduardo Charreau Awards for Regional Scientific and Technological Cooperation” of the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI) have been announced.…

IBioBA present at The Night of the Museums

On Saturday 23rd September we took part in this cultural initiative that takes place in the city of Buenos Aires with the aim of bringing science closer to the community in a fun and entertaining way. Around 6,000 people visited the three stands set up by the institute inside the Centro Cultural de la Ciencia…

Pestalozzi students visited the Institute

We received the visit of 25 stidents from the 6th year of the International Baccalaureate (IB) of the Pestalozzi School. Upon arrival, the students listened to an introductory talk by Patricio Yankilevich, coordinator of the Bioinformatics Platform, who told them about the Institute’s research lines and groups, IBioBA’s link with the Max Planck Society, and…