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Synopsis B·Debate

Synopsis of the B·Debate: Zika virus and other mosquito-borne viruses

Are we ready to prevent or fight the mosquito-borne diseases? To discuss this, and to propose the necessary improvements, some of the top international experts will participate in B·Debate.

Sinopsi del B·Debate "GTEx"

Members of the GTEx project, all international experts, met for the first time in Europe to share the most recent advances.

BDebate Artificial Intelligence

Several top international experts in artificial intelligence met for a B·Debate session, an initiative of Biocat and the “la Caixa” Foundation, to discuss the benefits and risks of AI, specifically but not exclusively online and on social media.

B·Debate Industrial Biotechnology

On 14 and 15 February 2016, researchers and businesspeople from around the world met for a B·Debate on the present and future of industrial biotechnology.


More and more, medicine strives for a greater level of precision. And it has an increasingly important ally: imaging techniques. In order to discuss some of the most recent and important advances, several of the top experts in the world came together convened by B·Debate.


Rare diseases each, by definition, affect only a handful of people. However, there are more than 7,000 different types and they affect roughly 10% of the global population. Researchers from around the world gathered at B·Debate to discuss the new advances in drug repurposing for rare diseases.

Sinopsis B·Debate: Early Life Experiences

On 25 and 26 October 2016 researchers from around the world gathered at B·Debate to discuss early stress and its relation with an increased risk of mental illness

Sinopsis B·Debate: El cáncer más allá del genoma

On October 13 and 14, 2016, researchers from around the world met at B·Debate to discuss about the cancer's genetic and epigenetic regulation mechanisms during the forth edition of the Barcelona Conference on Epigenetics and Cancer (BCEC).

Sinopsis BDebate Plant Proteostasis

On 27 and 28 September 2016 experts in biotechnology met at B·Debate to create synergies that could facilitate this transition from a dependence on fossil-derived products to a sustainable bioeconomy.


Sinopsis BDebate

On 6th and 7th of September 2016, researchers from around the world gathered at B·Debate to propose ideas and explore the potential of new therapeutic approaches for retinal dystrophies, combining different disciplines such as nanotechnology and regenerative medicine.