1st edition – Barcelona, December, 15-16 2005

All students shared one same concern: their fear of public speaking. Submitting a communication before an audience frequently becomes a nightmare that, sooner or later, any scientist must face. However, graduate training in biomedical areas not always provides students with the possibility of developing such an essential facet of their professional development. Many aspects must…


Special Collaboration: IV Meeting of Ethics Committees for the Research in Spanish Universities (2005)

The yearly meeting of the Ethics Committees of the Spanish universities was held in November 2005. This edition, held at the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Madrid, helped consolidate these meetings (four already: Sitges 2002, Murcia 2003, Granada 2004 and Madrid 2005). Again, the Esteve Foundation contributed to this initiative, ultimately intended…


Aula El Pa√≠s: Llu√≠s Quintana-Murci, de l’Institut Pasteur (Par√≠s)

As part of the current presentation of¬†The Genographic Project, a study sponsored by National Geographic and IBM is attempting to trace the human migration routes throughout history. Sitting astride anthropology and genetics, this is high-scale research: for five years, ten laboratories worldwide will work together with the same methodology to¬†analyze more than 100,000 DNA samples…


One-day meeting on biomedical journalism (2005)

‚ÄúA reflection on the position of biomedical journalism today.‚ÄĚ This sentence could summarize the philosophy of the last meeting organized by the Esteve Foundation in collaboration with the Observatory of Scientific Communication of the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. The meeting was held last 7th of October in S‚ÄôAgar√≥, Girona, and was divided in three…


Aula El País: Luis Serrano, from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg)

Born more than thirty years ago with the purpose of overshadowing the United States, it is apparently achieving its objective. The EMBL ‚Äďthe European Molecular Biology Laboratory headquartered in Heidelberg‚Äď is presently one of the reference research centers in Europe. Eighty-five percent of the scientists that have worked in its premises have decided to pursue…


5ª edición - Bilbao, 28 y 29 de junio de 2005

5th edition – Bilbao, June 28-29 2005

All the seminars on this topic are targeted to postgraduates in health sciences with the aim to improve their knowledge and skills to write and publish scientific papers. Dr. Esteve Fern√°ndez Mu√Īoz (from the Institut Catal√† d‚ÄôOncologia, lecturer of the Universitat de Barcelona and co-coordinator of the Master on Public Health at the Universitat Pompeu…