2021 August 3

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute organizes a Single Cell Genomics Symposium

The 1st Single Cell Genomics Symposium will take place on February 18th 2022 at the PRBB Auditorium (Barcelona).

The human body consists of trillions of cells, but a mutation in one of them can cause cancer. This example demonstrates that biology is not a process driven by averages and highlights the importance of single cell-level studies. The last years have seen a rapid expansion of the field of single-cell genomics, which has enabled paradigm shifts in many fields of biological sciences, ranging from evolutionary biology over stem cell biology to cancer research.

The Single Cell Genomics Symposium is co-organized by three of Barcelona’s leading centres for genomic and biomedical research: the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC), the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the IRB Barcelona.

This event aims to bring together researchers from Barcelona working in that discipline and global leaders of the field in order to foster new local and international research alliances.

The organising committee is composed of members of the three organizers centres:

  • Elisabetta Mereu | Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
  • Lars Velten | Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
  • Alejo Rodríguez-Fraticelli | IRB Barcelona

Consult the preliminary program and stay tuned; registration and abstract submission will be open soon!