Research group Bio-Inorganic Chemistry (QBI)
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Worldwide News

 

New Target for Treating Alzheimer: The Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)

Tacking a different tack with amyloid-β

Researchers have designed small molecules to block a receptor involved in amyloid-β production.

 

'Copper pump' findings could prime discovery of anti-cancer drugs

human copper transporter 1 (hCTR1) protein

QBI News

  • April 2017: the Association Science2 (ScienceSquared) is launched

 

  • Patrick Gamez is elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (24 June 2016).

 

  • Patrick Gamez presented a seminar entitled "May amyloid-β/Cu metalloprotein act as an oxidation enzyme?" at the UAB; Barcelona, March 13, 2014.
  • Patrick Gamez gave an invited oral presentation entitled "Metal coordination compounds that bind to biomolecules" at the VI Journees Franco-Catalanes de Chimie Moleculaire, LCC-Toulouse (France, January 27-28, 2014).
  • Alejandra presented her poster entitled "Evaluation of the interaction of copper(II) and ruthenium(II) compounds with fibronectin and tubulin proteins: two potential chemotherapeutic targets" at The European Cancer Congress 2013, held from September 27 to October 1 in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
  • Atittaya received an award for the best student lecture for her oral presention entitled "DNA Damaging Agents Based on Copper(II) Complexes: Anticancer Activity" that she gave at the International Congress for Innovation in Chemistry (PERCH-CIC Congress VIII), held from May 5 to May 8, 2013 in Pattaya (Thailand).
  • Nanthawat gave an oral presentation entitled "Supramolecular Effects on the Spin-Crossover Properties of Iron(II) Compounds with 2,2'-Dipyridylamino-Substituted Triazine Ligands" at the International Congress for Innovation in Chemistry (PERCH-CIC Congress VIII), held from May 5 to May 8, 2013 in Pattaya (Thailand).
  • Patrick Gamez gave an invited oral presentation entitled "New Copper(II) Complexes from Planar N,N,O Ligands as DNA Cleavers: Efficient Cytotoxic Agents" during the International Congress for Innovation in Chemistry (PERCH-CIC Congress VIII), in Pattaya (Thailand) held from May 5 to May 8, 2013.
  • Nanthawat defended his doctoral thesis on May 3rd, 2013 at Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
  • Ester Torrents obtained the Master Degree in Advanced Chemistry at the University of Barcelona, on February 6th, 2013.
  • Patrick Gamez was invited to give a seminar entitled "A decade-long supramolecular journey in the exciting world of anion-pi interactions" at the ICIQ (Tarragona, Spain) on September 28th, 2012
  • Patrick Gamez and Alejandra Rodríguez presented part of the research investigations carried out in the QBI group on cancer and Alzheimer at the first whole action metting of COST CM1105 (Granada, Spain, September 17-18, 2012).
  • 5th International Conference on Molecular Materials (MOLMAT 2012), Barcelona, July 3-6, 2012.
  • Nanthawat presented his poster entitled "Electronic effects on the spin-crossover behaviours of related iron(II) coordination compounds from (s-triazine/2,2'-dipyridylamine)-based ligands" at MOLMAT 2012 (July 3rd, 2012).
  • Patrick Gamez was invited to give a seminar at MATGAS; June 20th, 2012; MATGAS Conference Room.