Master in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine

Placements

Completion of practical classes corresponding to the Practical Module and the Master's Thesis.

To complete practical classes corresponding to the Master's Thesis and/or the Practical Module, you must access the practical classes platform, at the following link.

Procedure

  • Enter the platform to validate the curriculum.
  • Sign up to vacancies on the platform (maximum 5, prioritising by order of preference).
    The company will complete the selection process and you will receive an email with confirmation of the assigned place and you can pick up the agreement at the office of the Sciences secretary
  • The faculty will revise the document, print out three copies and you will be required to collect them and ask for the tutor at company and the academic tutor (coordinator of the master's degree) to sign them.
  • The agreement is registered (with each party keepings a copy).

The Practical Module is assessed by the tutor using the criteria at this link.

The Master's Thesis and assessment criteria can be found at this link.

(More information about the Master's Thesis in the "Research work, projects").

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE LINES OF RESEARCH AT THE DIFFERENT LABORATORY WHERE PLACES ARE AVAILABLE TO COMPLETE PRACTICAL CLASSES AS PART OF THE MASTER’S THESIS OR PRACTICAL MODULE.

Laboratory of Microbiology (ICRA)

  • Detection of genes resistant to antibiotics in the viral fraction of ADN in samples of hospital effluents.
Quality of the Water and Microbial Diversity (ICRA)
  • Seasonal dynamics and diversity of MCG archaea in a karstic lake.
Group of Molecular Microbial Ecology (Biology)
  • Transcriptomic analysis of Clostridium ljungdahlii and Clostridium carboxidivorans in conditions of electrosynthesis.
Biochemistry of Cancer (Biology)
  • New strategies in the tumour treatment.
  • Analysis of the anomalous glycosylation in mucines associated with the pancreas cancer.
Cork Laboratory (Biology)
  • Analysis of the regulation of the StNAC103 gene via vegetal hormones.
Genetic Ichthyology Laboratory (Biology) 
  • Familiar structure analysis by high throughput SNP genotyping in Atlantic Bluefin tuna. 
Biotechnology of Animal and Human Reproduction (Technosperm) (Biology)  
  • Effect of the acute and chronic nytril intoxication on the gonadal activity of rodents.
  • Determination of the presence of Lactobacillus sp. in the uterine fluid of female domestic donkeys (Equus asinus asinus).
  • Study of the sperm resistance at 5ºC in relation to a previous exposure at 17ºC in pigs.

Cell neurobiology (Biology)
  • Modulation of the AEIC of BDNF and neural markers in cerebral areas related with learning and memory.
  • Study of neurogenesis and glicogenesis markers in rats subjected to EIC.
Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Biology)
  • Research on genetic elements involved in the AEIC prototype associated with Crohn’s disease.
Protein engineering (Biology)
  • Design of selective cytotoxic ribonucleases for tumours showing HER-2. 
  • Studies of molecular determiners responsible for the aggregation of TDP-43. 
  • Redesign of anti-tumour ribonucleases to increase its average in vivo.
NEOMA research group (Medicine)
  • Study of the adhesion proteins involved in vestibular synaptic degeneration and repair processes in animal models.
  • Study of the molecular mechanisms of the BNDF signalling system involved in vestibular synaptic degeneration and repair processes in animal models.
  • Protective effect of the PACAP neuropeptide in the degeneration of striatal neurons that occur in the event of Huntington’s disease.
Nutrition, Eumetabolism and Health Group (IDIBGi)
  • Study of the effect of the metabolism of sulphide in the physiology of fatty tissue.
  • Genetics of the taste receiver, type 3, member 38 (TAS2R38) in relation to the food conduct disorders, obesity and nervous anorexia.

Genetic Descriptive Epidemiology and Cancer Group (Catalan Institute of Oncology)
  • Patterns of care and factors associated with ageing in surviving chronic lymphonic leukaemia.
  •  Population-based assessment in line with clinical practice guidelines for breast cancer and adherence to endocrine oral therapy.

Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics (IDIGBI)
  • Regulation of the intracellular traffic of subunits B1 and B2 of the voltage-gated sodium channels.
  • Regulation of the expression and function of the cardiac sodium channel.
  • Functional studies of relevant ionic canals in cardiac physiology.

R&D Laboratory (ZOETIS Manufacturing & Research Olot, S.L.)
  • Viral vectors as second generation vaccines
R&D Laboratory (Vall d'Hebron)
  • Analysis of intestinal-disease bacterial indicators by Q-PCR.
Laboratory of Proteomics (Vall d'Hebron)
  • Proteomic analysis for the research and validation of biomarkers in cancer.

Department of Genetics (Vall d'Hebron)
  • Improvement of molecular diagnosis techniques.
IRTA Monells (IRTA)
  • Safe and quality products. The importance of the active antimicrobial packaging in foods.

These options will vary depending on the lines of research being studied in the corresponding academic year, potentially extending to groups of research that do not feature in this list.