News from CEXS-UPF
The Catalan Society for Biology (SCB), the first subsidiary of the Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC) has convened during this 2016 and for the first time, five awards in order to reward the agents - people or institutions - that have contributed in the development and dissemination of Biological Sciences within the Catalan-speaking territory. These awards are born with the purpose convened annually and become a reference event for the entire scientific community in the country: the Biology Night.
This year, the Biology Night will be held on 7 July at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), home of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) at Pompeu Fabra University, host institution of the event's 1st edition. During the ceremony, and as part of a reception and a law, the SCB will give the prizes.
In this first edition, the SCB Award for a professional career -the most honorable of all the convoked prizes- will distinguish the commitment and scientific work globally recognized of Joan Massagué i Solé, director of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.