Research programme on biomedical informatics

GRIB carries out fundamental research and technological developments on the application of new information technologies and computational methods in health and life sciences.

News & activities

Once again GRIB participates in “Visit the research of La Marató”

At the Hospital del Mar Research Institute, we are participating in this initiative by organizing four visits where different projects funded by the 2021...

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Scientists reveal for the first time the details of protein association at the atomic level

Scientists from the Computational Biophysics group of GRIB (IMIM-UPF) jointly with Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin), for the first time, simulated the association and dissociation of protein...

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Animal experimentation in toxicology for the 21st century: needed or outdated?

In this opinion article, Karolina Kopańska, a PhD student in computational toxicology, tells us about her views on chemical risk assessment with new approach...

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PERMANENS: Enabling precision medicine software for personalized suicide risk assessment and management to the emergency department

The Hospital de Mar Research Institute leads this project with the support of partner institutions....

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Seminar by Mar Albà on the 8th of September at the Museum Curie in Paris on the role of non-canonical ORFs in cancer.

The researcher presented a computational pipeline developed in the group to identify putatively immunogenic peptides in cancer derived from the translation of small ORFs...

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La Agencia Estatal de Investigación grants thousands of euros in aid to GRIB projects

Dr. Gabriel Santpere, coordinator of the Neurogenomics Research Group, leads research 'Understanding the evolution of controlled regulatory networks fear bHLH transcription factors to identify...

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Research groups

Comparative and functional genomics

During the last years the genomic revolution has provided unique research opportunities unthought-of before....

Structural Bioinformatics

Led by Baldo Oliva and dedicated to the analysis and modelling of protein 3D structures,...

PharmacoInformatics

Led by Manuel Pastor and focused on development and application of pharmacoinformatic methods in the...

Integrative Biomedical Informatics

Led by Ferran Sanz and dedicated to the generation and execution of research initiatives for...

GPCR Drug Discovery

Led by Jana Selent and focussed on the functionality of G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs)...

Functional Genomics

The research focus of the Functional Genomics group led by Robert Castelo is the development...

Evolutionary genomics

Led by M. Mar Albà and focused on the use of comparative genomics and large-scale...

Neurogenomics

Led by Gabriel Santpere aims to gain insight into the evolutionary mechanisms leading to human...

Computational science

Led by Gianni de Fabritiis is dedicated to computational science in biomedicine and machine learning....

Bioinformatics Services

The Bioinformatics Unit (BU), led by Júlia Perera, is part of the the MARGenomics platform…

About Us

The Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB) is a joint research programme of the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Department of Medicine and Life Sciences of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. GRIB brings together a multidisciplinary team of more than seventy scientists, as well as technical and management staff. M. Mar Albà (HMRI) and Manuel Pastor (UPF) are both Coordinators of GRIB.

Work with us

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.