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17 Octubre 2016


09 Noviembre 2016

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Workshops "Current Trends in Biomedicine"



The two workshops “Current Trends in Biomedicine” held at the "Campus Antonio Machado", (Baeza, Spain) in autumn 2016 were:


“Chaperones in the maintenance of cellular proteostasis”

17-19 October 2016                                                     


  • José María Valpuesta (Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CNB-CSIC). Madrid,Spain)
  • Ana María Cuervo (Institute for Aging Studies, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.Bronx, USA)
  • Cintia Roodveldt (CABIMER-Andalusian Center for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Sevilla, Spain)



- More Information by clicking at the right side on "MORE INFO CHAPERONES CELL PROTEOSTASIS"

Application form (doc)

Application form (odt)



“Steps towards personalized therapy: functional genomics, genetic screenings and animal models”

7-9 November 2016                                                   


  • Fernando Casares (CABD (Andalusian Centre for Developmental Biology), CSIC-Universidad Pablo de Olavide-Junta de Andalucía. Sevilla, Spain)
  • Marcelo A. Nobrega (Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago. Chicago, USA)
  • Luiz O. F. Penalva (Children's Cancer Research Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. San Antonio, USA)



- More information by clicking at the right side on "MORE INFO PERSONALIZED THERAP"

Application form (doc)

Application form (odt)

General Information

General Information

Biomedicine is a prime concern at the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA). In this context, the University continues in 2016 the programme "Current Trends in Biomedicine", started in 2004.

The purpose of these workshops is to promote and improve international cooperation and scientific exchanges on the Biomedicine field, thus promoting and facilitating scientific interaction, specially between Andalusian researchers and the international scientific community.

The conferences will be held over a three day period at UNIA's head office, Campus Antonio Machado, in Baeza (Andalusia, Spain) and the working language will be English. Campus Antonio Machado is in Plaza Santa María, in the historic city centre, facing the Cathedral. The head office has all the facilities required to host this series of workshops: computer room, library, class-rooms, and meeting rooms. It also has a hall of residence where those attending the conferences will be accommodated. Thus, social interaction and informal discussions will be facilitated.

Campus Antonio Machado offers the added advantage of being in the World Heritage city of Baeza (pop.:17,000).

The guest speakers, 17 in all, are highly prestigious researchers with broad experience in the field concerned.

Attendance is restricted to 35 people, to complete a group of around 50, including the guest speakers. A certain number of places will be reserved for doctoral students and young PhDs. Participants are encouraged to exhibit a poster to communicate their outcomes. The organizers will select some of the submitted poster abstracts, so that their authors can present, in addition to the poster, a short talk (15-20 min.).

Applicants submitting a poster abstract will have preference in the selection procedure (if necessary), and participants without presenting a poster will be accepted only in case of available participation places when the application period is over.



All speakers and participants will be accommodated (if desired) in the residence hall at Campus Antonio Machado, where the workshops will be held.

Application and registration

Application and registration

Applicants must fill the Application form and send it, together with:

  • A summary of the current research work of candidate
  • A summary for the Poster (no more than one page, giving the title, authors, research centre, address and an abstract of the communication)


Application form (doc)

Application form (odt)


In compliance with the Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data, the International University of Andalusia (UNIA) informs you that the personal data collected will be incorporated in a file whose controller is the UNIA, established in Monasterio Santa María de las Cuevas, c/ Américo Vespucio nº 2, 41092 - Sevilla, with the purpose of managing your application.
The data is able to be disclosed to other Public Administrations as foreseen by law and to BNV.
You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure and objection by writing to LOPD Area at the direction mentioned above, joining a photocopy of your identity card or passport, or mailing to
lopd@unia.es, or attending to the services of attention to the public in any headquarters of the UNIA.
By firming this form you give your consent to the transfer of the identity data, within the educational activity, to the lecturers established in countries outside the European Union.


Please send the completed Application Form and attached documents as separate Word files, in a single e-mail message, to Workshops.Biomed@unia.es, not later than the deadline for every workshop summoned for 2016.

The successful applicants will be notified after the selection takes place (after the deadline). Once their participation is confirmed, they will receive payment instructions and will have to pay the registration fee by bank transfer, as well as the fee for accommodation and meals, if desired.

There are not scholarships for participants of these workshops.

Prices for the workshops "Current Trends in Biomedicine" 2016 are given below:

Registration: 175 €
Accommodation (shared room) and meals: 150 € (3 days with breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Bank: La Caixa
IBAN (International Bank Account Number): ES78 21009166752200074348

*Selected participants, after receiving payment instructions, must indicate the full name and the workshop title in the bank transfer. After the payment they will be requested to send a copy of the bank document to Workshops.Biomed@unia.es

*Bank charges for the transfer are to be paid by the conference attendees

Call for proposals

Call for proposals

There was a call for proposals (until June 15th) 2016, in order to organize workshops of the series "Current Trends in Biomedicine".

The four workshops corresponding to the proposals selected by the Advisory Board for Biomedicine and approved by the Board of Governance of the UNIA will be held IN SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER 2017.



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