Science for all

We are very happy to be part of a series of workshops in which we will share with the general public scientific knowledge that is relevant in our daily lives. These workshops are … Continue Reading →


Mentoring Programme for women researchers at Leibniz institutions

Josefa González has been appointed as mentor within the Leibniz Mentoring programme for women researchers at Leibniz institutions. The Leibniz Association supports and promotes equal opportunities. The project “Mentoring for women … Continue Reading →


5th DrosEU workshop @IGC Lisbon

On the 14th and 15th November the 5th DrosEU workshop took place at the Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência in Lisbon hosted by Elio Sucena. The workshop gathered scientists from 18 … Continue Reading →


Melanogaster: Catch the Fly! today at the Barcelona Citizen Science Day

La Ciència Al Teu Món will bring today our citizen science project to the Barcelona Citizen Science Day. Stop by to learn how you can be part of an European … Continue Reading →


LAB Technician position open!

We are seeking a lab technician to join our research team at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF). Our laboratory focuses on understanding how organisms adapt to the environment. We … Continue Reading →


ERC Kick-off meeting

The DrosADAPTATION Kick-off meeting took place on the 2nd November 2016. All members of González lab participated in this meeting in which strategies about how to best accomplish the scientific objectives … Continue Reading →


Thanks to IES José de Mora and IES Eladio Cabañero!!

The IES  José de Mora in Baza, Granada, and the IES Eladio Cabañero in Tomelloso (Ciudad Real) are the pioneers of our citizen science project aimed at involving high school students and … Continue Reading →


González lab at XXI Seminario de Genética de Poblaciones y Evolución

González lab has attended the XXI Seminario de Genética de Poblaciones y Evolución that was held in Sitges (Barcelona) on the 3rd-5th of October 2016. Miriam Merenciano, who has started … Continue Reading →


PhD position available!

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join our research team at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF). Funding for this PhD position is supported by the European … Continue Reading →


New lab publication in PLoS Genetics

We have discovered and characterized in detail several naturally occurring independent transposable element insertions in the promoter region of a cold-stress response gene in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. The nine … Continue Reading →