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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

Positions at IBR

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

Andrea A. E. Méndez , José M. Argüello, Fernando C. Soncini & Susana K. Checa. Scs system links copper and redox homeostasis in bacterial pathogens. 2024 Journal of Biological Chemistry

Alejandro Palavecino, Mariana Gabriela Sartorio, Nestor Carrillo, Nestor Cortez & Ana Bortolotti. The extremophilic Andean isolate Acinetobacter sp. Ver3 expresses two ferredoxin-NADP+ reductase isoforms with different catalytic properties. 2024 FEBS Letter

Rocío C Arce, Martín L Mayta, Michael Melzer, Mohammad-Reza Hajirezaei, Anabella F Lodeyro & Néstor Carrillo. Introduction of a terminal electron sink in chloroplasts decreases leaf cell expansion associated with higher proteasome activity and lower endoreduplication. 2024 Journal of Experimental Botany

Carlos A. Lobertti, Fernán O. Gizzi, Christian Magni, Analía Rial, José A. Chabalgoity, Lucía Yim, Víctor S. Blancato, Christopher R. M. Asquith & Eleonora García Véscovi. Enhancing colistin efficacy against Salmonella infections with a quinazoline-based dual therapeutic strategy. 2024 Scientific Reports

Diego S. Val, Luisina Di Nardo, Fiorela Marchisio, Salvador Peiru, María Eugenia Castelli, Luciano Andrés Abriata, Hugo G. Menzella, & Rodolfo M. Rasia . Thermal Stabilization of a BacterialZn(II)-Dependent Phospholipase C through Consensus Sequence Design. 2024 Biochemestry

Gonzalo Tulin, Nicolás R. Figueroa, Susana K. Checa, Fernando C. Soncini. The multifarious MerR family of transcriptional regulators. 2023 Molecular Microbiology

Evelyn Tevere, Cecilia Beatriz Di Capua, Nathan Michael Chasen, Ronald Drew Etheridge, Julia Alejandra Cricco. Trypanosoma cruzi heme responsive gene (TcHRG) plays a central role in orchestrating heme uptake in epimastigotes. 2023 FEBS Journal

Santiago Leiva , Alejo Cantoia , Cintia Fabbri , Marina Bugnon Valdano , Victoria Luppo , María Alejandra Morales , Germán Rosano & Daniela Gardiol . The Zika virus infection remodels the expression of the synaptotagmin-9 secretory protein. 2023 Journal Biological Chemistry

Lucía Giacone, M. Marcela Cameranesi,  Rocío I. Sanchez, Adriana S. Limansky, Jorgelina Morán-Barrio* & Alejandro M. Viale*. Dynamic state of plasmid genomic architectures resulting from XerC/D-mediated site-specific recombination in Acinetobacter baumannii Rep_3 superfamily resistance plasmids carrying blaOXA-58- and TnaphA6-resistance modules. 2023 Frontiers in Microbiology

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

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