October 2017

We warmly welcome Meritxell Pons as a new Senior Post-doc in the lab! She will be focused on the non-cell autonomous contribution of glial cells during PD pathogenesis.

We also welcome Lucas Blasco Agell as new PhD Student in the lab working on the possible pathologic role of microglia in PD.

September 2017

Congratulations to Carles Calatayud for completing his PhD, titled: “Genome editing in human induced pluripotent stem cells by using TALENS”.

June 2017

Nobel Laureate, Walter Gilbert, pays a visit to our lab!

May 2017

We warmly welcome Daniel Malagarriga as a new Post-doc in the lab! He will be focused on modelling the functional behavior of the network created by dopaminergic neurons in culture.

MARCH 2017

We warmly welcome Marco Valtorta in the lab who is working on a research project investigating microtubule dynamics in our cell model!


We warmly welcome Chrysanti Blithikiouti (Greece) and Monika Matusiauk Brueckiner (Germany) in the lab!

JULY 2016

Congratulations to Isabel Fernandez Lopez for completing her Undergraduate project, titled: “Parkinson e inflamación: De células de paciente a células inflamatorias”.

JUNE 2016

Congratulations to Roger Torrent for completing his PhD, titled: “Using patient specific iPSC derived dopaminergic neurons to investigate Parkinson’s disease – a new perspective in stem cell research and application”.