Genetic factors involved in shaping the composition of the human gut microbiome identified


Human genes have an impact on shaping our gut ecosystem. This is evident from a large study by the MIBioGen consortium led by the UMCG. They analyzed the common genetic factors that influence the composition of the human gut microbiome in more than 18,000 people.

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old book

The languages of early medieval charters


'The Languages of Early Medieval Charters' is a project which began in late 2014 at the University of the Basque Country, sponsored by the European Commission. The objective is to study the languages of the early medieval documentation and the internal logic of diplomatic sources in the...

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They discover the structure of a pathogenic toxin


David Albesa, Ikerbasque Researcher at the Institute of Biofisika (CSIC-UPV / EHU), leads an investigation that has allowed to discover the atomic structure of Tse8, a toxin produced by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the...

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Big bang

Nuevo proyecto para investigar el origen del universo


In 2007, the European Commission created the European Research Council (ERC) with the aim of promoting excellent basic science in Europe, supporting the best researchers from all fields and of any nationality who wished to continue his research on the frontiers of knowledge. The ERC finances...

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Science in the Basque Country 2020 Report


The Minister of Education Jokin Bildarratz, presented this morning with the Deputy Minister of Universities and Research, Adolfo Morais, the Director of Research Amaia Esquisabel, and the Scientific Director of Ikerbasque, Fernando Cossío, the results of the Report on Science in Euskadi 2020....

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