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Diego de Mendoza has been honored with membership in the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

4 July, 2023

CONICET researcher has made notable contributions in the field of membrane lipid regulation and synthesis, providing valuable insights into cellular signaling and adaptation mechanisms, which are relevant for a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has designated Diego de Mendoza, a CONICET researcher at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular

IBR is a partner in a new European project: CropPrime

8 June, 2023

The Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario (IBR-CONICET-UNR) joins a new international network of scientific leaders, composed of research centers from Europe and Africa, focused on the development of ‘molecular priming’ technologies to improve crop performance under stressful conditions caused by climate change. The project is called “CropPrime” and has been funded with

Alejandro Vila was inducted into the American Academy of Microbiology

13 February, 2023

Dr. Alejandro Vila is a Rosario-based scientific researcher, globally recognized in the field of metallo-β-lactamase (MBL)-mediated bacterial resistance. He is a senior researcher at CONICET, a full professor at the Faculty of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the National University of Rosario, works at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario and is

EXO+: A new startup born out of IBR will be funded by SF500

10 February, 2023

EXO+ is focused on developing pharmacological products for the preventive or regenerative treatment of neurons, and therapies for acute and chronic diseases of the central nervous system. The SF500 Investment Committee will finance Exo+, a project led by IBR researchers Claudia Banchio and Hugo Gramajo. The venture is based on the results of scientific and

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Undergraduate Student at Homeóstasis de cofactores metálicos en tripanosomátidos

Science & Communication



16 January, 2023

If you are interested in continuing your training in scientific research, you can do so at one of the country’s cutting-edge institutes! At IBR, we continue to grow alongside young people who choose a top-level academic education. We have open calls for postgraduate scholarships in several of the laboratories at IBR. You can view the

Selected Publications

Estefanía Cordisco, María Inés Zanor, Diego Martín Moreno & Diego Omar Serra. Selective inhibition of the amyloid matrix of Escherichia coli biofilms by a bifunctional microbial metabolite. 2023 NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Mariana Demarchi, Rocıo C. Arce1, Mabel Campi, Juan J. Pierella Karlusich, Mohammad-Reza Hajirezaei, Michael Melzer, Anabella F. Lodeyro , Raquel L. Chan & Nestor Carrillo. Targeting of flavodoxin to chloroplasts of mesophyll but not bundle sheath maize cells confers increased drought tolerance. 2023 New Phytologist

Steeman, T. J., Weiner A. M. J., David, A. P., Binolfi, A., Calcaterra, N. B., Armas, P. . G-quadruplexes regulate miRNA biogenesis in live zebrafish embryos. 2023 International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Lorenzatti, A., Piga, E. J., Gismondi, M., Binolfi, A., Margarit, E., Calcaterra, N. B., Armas, P. . Genetic variations in G-Quadruplex forming sequences affect the transcription of human disease-related genes. 2023 bioRxiv

Agustina Cerri, Elisa M. Bolatti, Tomaz M. Zorec, Maria E. Montani, Agustina Rimondi, Lea Hosnjak, Pablo E. Casal, Violeta Di Domenica, Ruben M. Barquez, Mario Poljak, Adriana A. Giri. Identification and characterization of novel alphacoronaviruses in Tadarida brasiliensis (Chiroptera, Molossidae) from Argentina: insights into recombination as a mechanism favoring bat coronavirus cross-species transmission. 2023 Microbiology Spectrum

Marisel R. Tuttobene, Julieta Schachter, Cora L. Álvarez, Nicolás A. Saffioti , M. Florencia Leal Denis, Horst Kessler, Pablo J. Schwarzbaum & Eleonora García Véscovi. ShlA toxin of Serratia induces P2Y2- and α5β1-dependent autophagy and bacterial clearance from host cells. 2023 Journal of Biological Chemistry

Andrea L. Livieri, Facundo Colaccini, Martin A. Hernández, Gabriela Gago, Héctor M. Alvarez, Hugo Gramajo & Eduardo Rodriguez . Genetic analysis of acyl-CoA carboxylases involved in lipid accumulation in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. 2023 Applied Microbial and Cell Physiology

Mariano A. Torres Manno, Fernán O. Gizzi, Mariana Martín, Martín Espariz, Christian Magni & Víctor S. Blancato. Metagenomic approach to infer rumen microbiome derived traits of cattle. 2023 World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Florencia C. Mascali, Roberta Crespo, Leandro C. Tabares & Rodolfo M. Rasia. Conserved linker length in double dsRBD proteins from plants restricts interdomain motion. 2023 Journal of Magnetic Resonance Open

Elvio Rodriguez Araya*, Marcelo L. Merli, Pamela Cribb, Vinicius C. de Souza, & Esteban Serra* . Deciphering Divergent Trypanosomatid Nuclear Complexes by Analyzing Interactomic Datasets with AlphaFold2 and Genetic Approaches. 2023 ACS Infectious Diseases

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