Convocatoria Premios MEDES-MEDicina en ESpañol 2013


Within the objectives related with the training and dissemination of the biomedical Knowledge, the Lilly Foundation announces  the awards MEDES-MEDicina en ESpañol 2013.

The MEDES initiative aims to promote scientific publication in biomedical journals in Spanish, and to foster their dissemination through various national and international research, education and outreach.

The MEDES Award aim to recognize those initiatives that generate quality knowledge and communicate using the Spanish language as well as institutions that promote its dissemination among the Spanish speaking population.

Attached you can find the poster, the call terms and the submission form.

Submission deadline: 8 October 2013

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The European Science Foundation Call for Conference Proposals – Molecular Biology +


The European Science Foundation invites researchers to submit proposals for high-level research conferences to take place in 2015 within the framework of its Research Conferences Scheme in the following scientific domain:

  • Molecular Biology+

In the framework of their partnership, ESF and EMBO jointly fund multidisciplinary conferences to promote links between molecular biologists and other scientists in Europe, giving them an opportunity to discuss common themes and exchange cross-disciplinary results.

Successful proposals will be organised within the framework of the ESF Research Conferences Scheme and will be awarded a conference grant of up to EUR 30.000.

Submission deadline: 1 October 2013

Further information can be found at: more info

Grants by the SEI to participate at the International Congress of Immunology 2013, Milan (Italy)


The Spanish Society of Immunology (SEI) aims to promote the participation of young immunologists Spanish (residents, pre- and post-doctoral students under 35 years-old) at the 15th International Congress of Immunology (ICI2013). The event will be held in Milan in August 22 to 27, 2013. The SEI offers grants for the amount of € 300 to cover the full price of the registration. This aims to help those young researchers who have not obtained any of the grants that have just been awarded by the ICI or by the EFIS (European Federation of Immunological Societies) or other entities promoting grants.


– Being a member of the SEI at least from the previous year (2012) to the realization of the conference, and be pre- or post-doctoral less than 35 years.

– Submit a letter as first author to the 15th ICI´s congress.

– Have applied for the travel grant to either the ICI or the EFIS.

The enjoyment of these grants are incompatible with other travel grants awarded for this conference.

Link: more info


Resource: SEI

“Expert University” Course in Nanomedicine


Período: 01-29 July 2013

Biomedical Research Networking Centre on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN)

Room: CIBER-BBN, Barcelona Vigo

Time: Check with organisers

Speakers: Senior Researchers of the BIOCAPS project (IBIV)

Organises:  Biomedical Research Networking Centre on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN)


In May 15 the period for enrollment Course Diploma in Nanomedicine opened. This is organized by the CIBER-BBN, in collaboration with the Open University and the National School of Health (ENS-ISCIII). This period is open until June 28.

All information is available in

The registration can be done through this link:

A press note is also attached.

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Master in Biological Sciences (MBS) at the University of Vigo, Spain


University of Vigo – Faculty of Biology

The main goal of the Master in Biological Sciences (MBS) is to provide graduate students with practical knowledge to take on top science‐based positions in Health and Environmental Sciences, Computational Biology and Biotechnology.

The official language of the MBS is English. Non‐ English speaking students must demonstrate a minimum of English proficiency (by holding a B1 certificate or through an oral interview). MBS aims to become an International Master Programme and to attract students of different nationalities.

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EULAR 14th Annual European Congress of Rheumatology


The next EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology will take place from 12-15 June 2013 in Madrid. Madrid 2013 will be a platform to facilitate interactions between patients, medical doctors, scientists, health professionals, and professionals representing the pharmaceutical industry both from within Europe and from around the world.

The EULAR Congress 2013 in Madrid will once again offer a wide range of topics including clinical innovations, clinical translational and basic science. In addition there will be meetings organised by people with arthritis, health professionals, and the health care industry. The central activity of the Congress will be poster presentations and poster tours with their highly interactive exchanges among participants. The Madrid event will further strengthen the reputation of the EULAR Congress as a highly innovative and informative venue for clinical and translational researchers not only within the different facets of our discipline (e.g., pain, bone, mechanical, and inflammatory disorders) but also for practising physicians who will find updated high-quality information on the management of diseases commonly seen in daily rheumatological practice.

Venue: Madrid

Speaker: Various

Organises:  European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR)


Contact: Dr. Enrique Blázquez

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X Curso para Postgraduados: “Fundamentos Moleculares de la Medicina


Dr. Enrique Blázquez from the Departament of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) organises this course with the Support of the Fundación Lilly.

Information and registration: La información sobre las inscripciones (gratuitas), podrá encontrarla en el programa adjunto y las solicitudes deben dirigirse por correo electrónico a la atención del Prof. Enrique Blázquez, antes del 18 de mayo de 2013

Room: Sede de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina

C/ Arrieta, 12; 28013 Madrid –  Ópera

Time: 10.00 hours

Speaker: Various

Organises:  Fundación Lilly

Contact: Dr. Enrique Blázquez

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