“CNIC image analysis seminars series” are monthly seminars on Image processing/analysis, open to scientists interested on the development of new techniques, methods and algorithms for the acquisition, processing and analysis of biomedical images. If you are interested in participating as assistant or speaker please send an email to María Montoya, Jesús Ruiz Cabello and Valeria Caiolfa.

If you are interested in Mechanobiology and work in the Madrid area, you may want to join CNIC’s Mechanobiology Seminar Series, which is held at CNIC on a monthly basis attracting scientists from several nearby institutions (UCM, UPM, CNB, IMDEA, CBM). Send an e-mail to Jorge/María/Miguel Ángel to join our distribution list.


SLAS Europe presented a High-Content Screening Conference was co-organized by Marc Bickle, Thierry Dorval and María Montoya at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, June 27-20. Participants have contributed to the “Special Collection on High-Content Screening” which will be published along with Editorial article: “SLAS High-Content Screening Conference in Dresden: A Glimpse of the Future?” by Maria Montoya, Thierry Dorval, Marc Bickle in J. Biomol. Screening.

The VI CNIC conference “Mechanical Forces in Physiology and Disease” co-organized by Jorge together with M.A. del Pozo, N. Mercader, M. Montoya and M. Schwartz (Yale) is open for registration. The conference will be held on Nov 4th and 5th, 2016 here at CNIC. Several top scientists in their fields will present their work at the meeting.


EUCAI European Cell-based Assays Interest Group provides state of the art cell based screening platforms that advance basic research and drug discovery towards improved prediction of clinical efficacy and safety. In particular, the interest group offers expertise in the development, characterization and application of advanced cell biological models such as 3D culture, co-cultures, primary cells and stem cells for screening purposes.

REMOA Red Española de Microscopía Óptica Avanzada promotes knowledge transfer and collaboration between Microscopy Laboratories and Facilities located in Spanish Research Institutes, Universities and Hospitals. The REMOA community develops its activity around scientific and technical topics, mainly in the fields of Optical Microscopy and Digital Imaging for Life Sciences.

SDDN Spanish Drug Discovery Network is a forum where professionals working in the drug discovery field may know each other better, exchange ideas and discuss new initiatives and trends in the field.