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1 LIFEsciencesCAMPUS CAMPUS OF INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE

2 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh2 Francisco Gonzalez University of Santiago de Compostela Spain

3 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh3 More than 500 years-old Is the most relevant institution for research in Galicia ( inhabitants) Over teaching and research staff About students University of Santiago de Compostela

4 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh4 University of Santiago de Compostela About 500 USC students per year participate in interchange programs with foreign universities. The USC receives about foreign students per year (34 from UK). The USC has about 70 visiting professors every year (76 in 2010). We have agreements (Erasmus) to accept students from Heriot-Watt Univ., Aberdeen Univ., St Andrews Univ., Stirling Univ.

5 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh5 6 Research Institutions – Universities Universidad de A Coruña Universidad de Vigo CSIC CIEMAT CESGA INL Parque Científico de Barcelona 8 Medical and Health Institutions CHUS IDIS CHUAC INIBIC CHUVI INIBIV FPGMX HVU-Rof Codina 13 Companies ESTEVE ADVANCELL NANOGAP NEOKER KERAMAT MESTRELAB GALCHIMIA FEUGA INDITEX ZELTIA ALMIRALL FAES FARMA GRUPO SANATANDER 3 Public Administrations Xunta de Galicia Ayuntamiento de Santiago de Compostela Consorcio de la Ciudad de Santiago3 Campus of Excellence CAMPUS VIDA Consortium

6 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh6 Campus of Excellence CAMPUS VIDA Focused on Life Sciences The University of Santiago de Compostela currently offers: 48 Degrees,12 directly related to Life Sciences (Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Nutrition, Odontology, Optometry, Psychlogy, Biology,…) 79 Masters, 18 directly related to Life Sciences (Biotechnology, Organic Chemistry, Neuroscience, Biomedical research, Clinic Psychology, Odontology sciences, Public health, …) 75 PhD programs, 22 directly related to Life Sciences (Biotechnology Engineering, Neuroscience, Microbial biology, Food Industry, Chemical technology, Medical-surgical specialties, Molecular Medicine, …)

7 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh7 Campus of Excellence CAMPUS VIDA International Doctorate School (17 PhD programs) Endocrinology Drug Research and Development Molecular Medicine Neuroscience Health integral attention Biotechnology Advances in microbial and parasitic biology Gerontology Basic research applied to veterinary science Genetic, nutritional and environmental determinants of growth Medico-Surgical specialties Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology Forensic sciences and pathology Medical morphology Dentistry sciences Vision Sciences Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International Predoctoral grant program

8 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh8 UniversityHospital Campus Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS) Center for Research in Molecular Medicine an Chronic Diseases (CIMUS) Center for Research in Information Technologies (CITIUS) Center for Biomedical Research of Galicia (CEBEGA) Emprendia Building

9 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh9 Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS) Rearch project leaders: 35 Total rearchers: 160 External Funding: 3.0 M/year Thesis: 12/year Papers JCR: 95/year Nature Materials, J Am Chem Soc, Angewandte Chemie, …

10 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh10 Computational chemistry: dynamics of proton transfer reactions, dynamic in gas and condensed phases, computational chemistry. Structural chemistry: Biomolecular NMR, Biophysical chemistry, photophysics, spectroscopy. Biological Chemistry: sensors and interaction agents with DNA, new antibiotics, chemical sensors, metalopetides, molecular virology, combinatory chemistry, carbohidrate chemistry, nanotubes, helycoidal polimers, taxan synthesis, sensors and nanostructures, efficient reactions promoted by transition metals, reactivity and cathalysis. New Materials: magnetism and nanotechnology, carboran coordination chemistry. Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS)

11 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh11 Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CIMUS) Research project leaders: 25 Total researchers: 170 External Funding: 4.5 M/year Thesis: 17/year Papers JCR: 120/year Science, Nature Medicine, Nature Genetics, Cell Metabolism J Clinical Invest, Nature Neurosci, PLosBiol …

12 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh12 Cancer: cell signaling and cancer, cell proliferation and differenciation in hipophyisis and thyroid, oncologic endocrinology, molecular oncology. Endocrinology and nutrition: obesity, thyroid and metabolic diseases, neuroendocrinology and metabolism. Neuroscience: experimental neurology, systems neuroscience, visual neuroscience, farmachology of protein G receptors, protein transduction, neuromorphology. Farmacology: nanotecnology and drug delivery, membrane biology, signal transduction in farmacology. Cardiovascular: cellular and molecular cardiology, Genetics and functional genomics: medical genomic, translational research in cancer. Proteomics. Biostatistics. Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CIMUS)

13 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh13 Center for Research in Information Technologies (CITIUS) Research project leaders: 42

14 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh14 Artificial intelligence: intelligent systems, natural language processing Computer engineering: computer architecture Digital Image and Multimedia: Artificial vision, multimedia animation, virtual reality, radiology image Systems engineering: laboratory systems, neural computation, biomedical engineering. Center for Research in Information Technologies (CITIUS)

15 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh15 Center for Biomedical Research of Galicia (CEBEGA) Biomedical Research Facility: m 2 Laboratories: 20 Imaging: MRI, PET

16 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh16 Emprendia Building Aimed to: Promote enterprise and business. Set innovative links between industry and the academy. Transfer technology and knowledge.

17 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh17 CompanyActivity Pexego Sistemas Informaticos SLDairy products Nanogap Subnmpowders SANanotechnology Health in Code SACardiology and genomic medicine XestionarteArt, environment, urbanism InnolactDairy products Amallos ConsultoriaPsicometrics Glass Vivo/MfibraCeramic Xenotechs Laboratorios SLSea products Paralaxe Multimedia and Virtual Systems SLMultimedia Enermilk SLDairy products Deinal Solutions Agroalimentarias SLFood control Holistica Consultora para a Lusofonia SLLanguage Teganova Laboratorio de analisis y Control SLChemistry BioviaEvironmental studies CelenisLanguage services Spin-Off

18 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh18 Institute of Health Research (IDIS) (SERGAS-USC-CHUS) Areas of Research: Systems Biology Cardiovascular Endocrinology Neurology Oncology Rheumatology

19 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh19 Institute for Biomedical Research of Vigo (INIBIV) (SERGAS-CHUVI) Areas of Research: Neuroscience Infectious and respiratory diseases. Endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition Cardiovascular Genetics Primary Care Cancer Immunology Cellular and molecular Biology Pharmacology

20 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh20 Institute for Biomedical Research of La Coruña (INIBIC-SERGAS-CHUAC) Areas of research: Bioinformátics Cancer Cardiovascular Endocrinology Hematology Neurology Respiratory Nursing Aging Epidemiology and Public Health Genetics Microbiology and Parasitology Telemedicine and Medical Informatics

21 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh21 IndicatorCampus Vida 2010 Researchers1.959 R+D External Funding*126 MEur Papers JCR*4.265 Patents*56 Thesis*451 * period Campus Vida Consortium

22 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh22 More than 350 research groups with a wide variety of topics

23 F.Gonzalez (USC) 18 & 19 May, Edinburgh23 Thank you


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