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The ceremony was opened by the Dean of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Jaume Casals, the coordinator of CSIC in Catalonia, Lluís Calvo, and Tomàs Marquès-Bonet, Director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE, CSIC-UPF). His speech was devoted to talk about IBE's achievements and perspectives, but also about the global mission of the institution.
The opening ceremony was followed by different scientific sessions, with José Luis Gómez-Skarmeta from Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Nicole King, from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of California, Toni Gabaldón, from the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC-CNS) and the Institute of Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas, from the Department of Computational Biology at the University of Lausanne.
The ceremony was closed with a lunch for all guests.