SINGEK @ 5th BCN Science Slam, Feb’ 2019

5th BCN Science Slam

8th February 2019, 20h @ Bar mau mau (Barcelona)

The 5th edition of the BCN Science Slam took place last Friday 8th of February 2019 in Bar Mau Mau. This time, this event was organized by the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in partnership with the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) and was part of the Barcelona City Science Biennial “CIUTAT i CIENCIA”.

A total of 8 slammers gave a great and entertaining talk, including Ina Deutschmann (SINGEK ESR2) with a contribution about connecting microbes as dots of a network to understand the world we live in:

Konstantina (SINGEK ESR3) also participated as a trainer in the science communication workshop previous to the Science Slam also organized by the Centre for Genomic Regulation:

Congratulations to both!!


SINGEK: Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo elected as new EMBO member

Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo, supervisor of “ESR3 – Uncultured opisthokonts and the origin of metazoan multicellularity“, has been elected as new EMBO – excellence in life sciences member as recognition of research excellence. He is one of the 65 outstanding life scientists in the list published by this institution this week. Congratulations Iñaki!!


Iñaki is an ICREA research professor at IBE: Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC – UPF) and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Multicell Genome Lab. His group focuses on how animal multicellularity emerged from our common unicellular ancestor.


Check more details about Iñaki’s profile and his role in SINGEK here.