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PhD Day 2021

october, 2021

22oct08:4519:15PhD Day 2021L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


Event Details

Cancer General Interest Neuroscience Regenerative Medicine Translational Medicine


PhD Day 2021

22 October 2021, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat



The PhD Day provides a forum for the dissemination of the current and ongoing research of predoctoral fellows and a space for early career researchers in different groups within the areas of cancer, neuroscience, translational medicine, and regenerative medicine to interact with each other as well as with more senior IDIBELL researchers.
The PhD Day 2021 themes are the following:
Clinical Research
Regenerative Medicine
Translational Medicine
In addition to the above main conference sessions the event will host an internationally renowned keynote speaker and a round table discussion on open science.


Tentaive program:
08:45 – 09:15 Registration
09:15 – 09:30 Opening ceremony
09:30 – 10:30 Oral communications
10:30 – 12:00 Coffee break & Poster session I
12:00 – 12:30 Oral communications
12:30 – 13:00 Keynote
13:00 – 15:00 Lunch break & Poster session II
15:00 – 16:00 Oral communications
16:00 – 17:00 Round table
17:00 – 17:15 Closing ceremony
17:15 – 19:00 Networking









Round table on open science

Open science is the movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society. This year, the PhD Day will count with the participation of four experts. Topics will range from open access and open data to ethics and reproducibility, and citizen science.

Abstract Submission

Oral and poster abstracts – TBA


Useful links
Abstract submission will open soon!
Submit your abstract via our online registration form


Additional information
Authors will be notified of the outcome of the review process within about 3 days of the submission deadline. Posters will be displayed at the University of Barcelona – Bellvitge Campus main building throughout the event and 1-min flash presentations by poster presenters will be recorded in advance and posted on Yammer.
The PhD Day prizes will be awarded to the best oral and poster presentations by the end of the event.



All sessions are free to attend for IDIBELL members, but must register in advance to secure their seat.


Sponsorship and Supporting Organizations

A selection of sponsorship opportunities are available for companies who would like to promote their activities at the PhD Day 2021.


Supporting Organizations


Catalan Institute of Oncology




University of Barcelona



Bellvitge University Hospital 



Hospital de Viladecans





bioNova científica s.l.



DD BioLab & Cultek









University of Barcelona – Bellvitge Campus
Av. Mare de Déu de Bellvitge 3
08907 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


Organizing Committee


Cecilia Velasco Dominguez
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology Group
Neuroscience Program


David Ricardo Ahumada Brena
Modeling Human Diseases in C. elegans Group
Genes, Disease and Therapy Program


Iván Prieto Durán
Tumor Angiogenesis Group
Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Therapy in Oncology Program


Juan Navarro Ventura
Aging and Cancer Group
Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Therapy in Oncology Program

Rubén Escribá Piera

Stem Cell Potency Group
Regenerative Medicine Program

Rut Espinosa Sotelo

TGF-beta and Cancer Group
Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Therapy in Oncology Program






Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute


Contact Information

PhD Committee
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute
Hospital Duran i Reynals
Avinguda de la Gran Via 199
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


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