Jero wins the ERC-StG

News Jero wins an ERC-StG Jero has won an ERC – Starting Grant with the project “Constraints and Opportunities for Horizontal Gene Transfer” in which we will develop novel methods and concepts to obtain a better understanding of Horizontal Gene Transfer in bacteria. Hopefully, this will lead to a new predictive framework to predict the… Seguir leyendo Jero wins the ERC-StG

Nacho joins the lab!

News Ignacio de Quinto (A.K.A Nacho) has joined the lab as an undergraduate. Nacho is studying a biology degree at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and will be around for at least a year during which we will show him the secrets and wonders of bacterial evolution. We’re glad to have you here!!!

ISPB 2022

News ISPB 2022 Last month, Cris and Paula attended their first Plasmid Biology Meeting (Toulouse, France). Both shared their results in oral presentations and received very good and useful feedback from the Plasmid Community.  Being surrounded by so many wonderful people and learning so much has been an incredible experience! Looking forward to the next… Seguir leyendo ISPB 2022


News MicroMol2022 This week we attended to the MicroMol2022 Meeting in Granada, Spain, where we met old and new friends. Cris and Paula had the opportunity to present their projects and Jero was awarded the MicroMol2022 research prize. Great science and amazing environment! See you in the next MicroMol!

Workshop at CNB

News Workshop at CNB On June 10, we attended the Workshop Ecology and Evolution of Antimicrobial Resistance, at the National Center for Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC) organized by Álvaro San Millán and Sara Hernando-Amado. All the talks were very interesting and we learned a lot! In addition, Paula was one of the speakers presenting the first results… Seguir leyendo Workshop at CNB

FEMS Summer School for Postdocs

FEMS Summer School for Postdocs

News FEMS Summer School for Postdocs Our colleague Cristina just came back from FEMS Summer School of Postdocs in Split, Croatia. She has enjoyed 10 unforgettable days of amazing science in an extraordinary venue (MedILS; see picture above!) with excellent mentors and postdocs. And also, she won the award for the Best Project. Congratulations Cris!!… Seguir leyendo FEMS Summer School for Postdocs

New lab member!

News First undergraduate of the lab! Laura Álvaro is studying the Master’s degree in Microbiology and Parasitology at the UCM and will be in the lab for a few months to complete her Master’s Thesis on new therapeutic approaches to combat antibiotic resistance. We’re glad to have you here! Share on facebook Share on twitter… Seguir leyendo New lab member!

Cris joins the lab!

News Cris joins the lab! Cristina Herencias joins the lab. She did her PhD focused on polymer bacterial biotechnology (CIB-CSIC), but in 2019 she enrolled on the PBE lab (IRYCIS and CNB-CSIC), where she started working on plasmid biology and antibiotic resistance. Now, she is thrilled to work in the Evodynamics lab with a Sara… Seguir leyendo Cris joins the lab!

New project funded!​

News New project funded! The lab wins the SEIMC-Soria Melguizo Grant that will fund the development of new treatment strategies to eradicate KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae colonizing the gut of hospitalized patients. In this project we will collaborate with members of the Ramón y Cajal (Madrid), Reina Sofía (Córdoba), and Virgen del Rocío (Sevilla) Hospitals and Utrecht… Seguir leyendo New project funded!​