Umbrella organizations: National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and partner of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science.


Founding date of the Institute: 

  • October 6, 2011: inauguration of the new building of IBioBA at the Scientific and Technological Polo of Buenos Aires.
  • April 22 to 25, 2012: the international symposium Frontiers in Bioscience, organized in the scientific ‘Polo’ marked the beginning of the activities for graduates and outreach actions of the institute.
  • October 2012: the first reseach group moved to de new building.


Founding Director: Prof. Dr. Eduardo Arzt.


Staff: about 90.


Nations represented: aprox. 10.


Research groups: 13 (3 of which are IBioBA – CONICET – Max Planck Research Groups) + one Max Planck Guest Laboratory.


63.23% of the researchers and fellows are women, while 63.73% of the total staff of the institute are women.