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European Consortium to Study How to Reduce the Impact of Endocrine Disruptors on Pregnancy and Pre-puberty

2024-03-07T17:30:34+01:00March 7th, 2024|Health, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The European HYPIEND project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, is studying the impact of endocrine disruptors on the hormonal system during pregnancy, the first 18 months of a baby’s life and during pre-puberty to gain the understanding needed to devise strategies to minimise exposure to these chemicals and minimize their adverse effects on [...]

Centre for Omic Sciences underscores potential of metabolomics and nuclear magnetic resonance for personalised nutrition and medicine

2024-01-17T12:35:16+01:00December 14th, 2023|Food, Health, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Centre for Omic Sciences, a joint Eurecat technology centre and Rovira i Virgili University unit, has underscored at the COS 2023 Annual Symposium held in Reus and online the potential of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and for studying people’s biomarkers to unlock personalised nutrition and medicine. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) “is an analytical [...]

Eurecat seeks to identify key biomarkers in major depression to increase diagnosis and treatment accuracy

2023-12-15T12:16:58+01:00October 19th, 2023|Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is working in the European OPADE project for the identification of key biomarkers in major depressive disorder to support healthcare professionals in their decision-making and increase the accuracy of diagnosis and antidepressant treatment. Specifically, the Eurecat research team is analysing multi-omics data from hundreds of patients with severe depression “to find [...]

Centre for Omic Sciences in Reus cements its leadership in omics technologies research with new high-resolution device

2023-07-20T12:58:15+02:00June 15th, 2023|Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Reus-based Centre for Omic Sciences, a joint Rovira i Virgili University and Eurecat technology centre initiative and a node in the OmicsTech Unique Scientific and Technical Infrastructure, has acquired a new high-resolution mass spectrometer which is crucial for metabolomics and proteomics research in life sciences, biomedicine, agri-food and the environment. The Thermo Scientific Orbitrap [...]

New Orbitrap Eclipse Tribrid equipment for proteomics and metabolomics applications at the Centre for Omic Sciences

2023-07-10T12:15:34+02:00May 30th, 2023|Areas of knowledge, Omics sciences|

The ICTS OmicsTech at its Omic Sciences Centre node, a joint unit of the URV and Eurecat, has installed a new high-resolution Orbitrap Eclipse Tribrid mass spectrometer from Thermo Scientific that is an essential tool for metabolomics and proteomics research, as this high-resolution system detects a wide range of compounds, peptides and small molecules [...]

The Omic Sciences Centre renews its membership with the Map of Unique Scientific and Technical Infrastructures

2022-10-17T15:20:40+02:00April 25th, 2022|Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Omic Sciences Centre (Centre de Ciències Òmiques – COS), managed by the Eurecat technology centre and Rovira i Virgili University, has renewed its membership in the National Map of Unique Scientific and Technical Infrastructures (Infraestructures Científiques i Tècniques Singulars – ICTS) for 2021-2024. The COS is a scientific infrastructure equipped with state-of-the-art tools and technologies [...]

Digital platform to be developed to process large-scale omics datasets using big data and artificial intelligence

2022-07-25T12:28:07+02:00July 16th, 2021|Big Data, Consulting, Omics sciences, Press Notes, Smart Management Systems, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European Glomicave project which is to develop a new digital platform which can process large-scale omics datasets using Big Data and Artificial Intelligence by leveraging pre-existing data to enhance our understanding of biological systems as a whole. The project, which has funding coming to €6,372,583, addresses the need to build systems which can relate genotypes, i.e. [...]

Volunteers sought to demonstrate the efficacy of the Mediterranean diet in attaining a healthy weight and habits

2022-07-25T17:30:30+02:00February 19th, 2021|Food, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre’s Reus site has announced a call to find 80 teenagers who would like to take part in the MED4Youthresearch project. It is designed to demonstrate that a Mediterranean diet featuring produce such as pomegranates, chickpeas, hummus, nuts and sourdough bread is effective in helping young people to attain a healthy weight and healthy [...]

TecnomiFood Network to invest €4 million in optimising the industrial development and innovation of functional foods and nutraceuticals using omic technologies

2021-01-28T15:55:14+01:00September 25th, 2020|Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

Over the next three years the TecnomiFood Network consortium is to spend nearly €4 million on a coordinated strategy to optimise the industrial development of foods, functional ingredients and nutraceuticals using omic technologies, which encompass research areas with enormous potential in personalised nutrition. The TecnomiFood Network is an accredited Cervera Centre of Excellence and led [...]

Eurecat and UIB join forces to speed up the development of vaccines and drugs against COVID-19

2020-10-19T08:14:36+02:00June 15th, 2020|covid19, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre and the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) have inked a partnership agreement to enable the UIB’s Nutrigenomics research group and Eurecat’s Biotechnology division to launch joint research initiatives on ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) and related areas mainly focused on respiratory and viral diseases. The purpose of the partnership is to enable researchers from the UIB, [...]

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