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CIC bioGUNE, is an inter-disciplinary research centre in biology, including the main fields of biotechnology applied to health: functional genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, stem cells and cellular biology, and bioinformatics. Strategic goal is to identify, prevent and to cure diseases. CIC bioGUNE aims at contributing to the social and economic development by accelerating the process that leads to innovation, trying to reduce the time between knowledge generation and its exploitation, creating products or services.

Role & Activities of the organisation in the project

New therapeutic system using nanonucleic carrier. Therapeutic effect of RNAi using the silencing approach


Key people involved in the project

BERRA, Edurne (PhD). In the company since November 2006. Responsibility: Group Leader (Gene Silencing Platform/ Cell Biology and Stem Cells Unit). Experience:
2001-2006: CR1-CNRS: Tenure position, CNRS-UMR 6543 (Nice, France)
1998-2001: Postdoctoral fellow, CNRS-UMR 6543 (Nice, France)
1996-1998: Postdoctoral fellow, Laboratorio Glaxo-Wellcome-CSIC de Biología Molecular y  Celular (Madrid, Spain)
1991-1996: Ph.D. student, Centro de Biología Molecular «Severo Ochoa», UAM, (Madrid, Spain)

PEREZ, Encarnación (PhD)
In the company since November 2006. Responsibility: Technician (Gene Silencing Platform). Experience:      2000-2005: Ph.D. student, UPV (Leioa, Spain)