Departament de Biologia

La Universitat de Girona té més de 15.000 estudiants i 1.400 professors. Ofereix uns 50 estudis de grau i més de 20 màsters. S’organitza en 9 centres docents, 1 Escola de Doctorat, 6 centres adscrits. L’activitat de recerca es du a terme en 24 departaments, 12 instituts de recerca i més de 40 càtedres, a més d’un centenar de grups de recerca especialitzat. Té la seu a la ciutat de Girona i s’integra en el sistema d’universitats públiques catalanes.

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Recent Submissions

Study of the anticancer activity of a nuclear directed HP-RNase variant and different metal-based compounds 

Bravo Bonilla, Marlon Rolando (Date of defense: 2022-06-16)

Cancer is the leading cause of death due to non-communicable diseases worldwide. Despite the advances in the development of new antitumor drugs, there are still problems such as the resistance that tumor cells acquire ...

Algoritme diagnòstic en el laboratori. Impacte dels nous índex hematimètrics 

Marull Arnall, Anna (Date of defense: 2021-06-21)

Currently, automatic analyzers based on highly accurate methods can determine hematologic parameters in a fast and reliable way which is important to detect abnormalities in blood cells. In laboratories with a high care ...

Physiological role of sperm and seminal plasma proteins along the female reproductive tract in livestock 

Recuero Cobos, Sandra (Date of defense: 2022-04-01)

In Spain, as well as in the rest of Europe, livestock farming represents a substantial part of economy; thus, it is necessary to ensure an optimal breeding of the main farm animals, including swine and cattle. In order to ...

Importance of hydrogen-mediated mechanisms for microbial electrosynthesis: regulation at the molecular level 

Perona Vico, Elisabet (Date of defense: 2022-01-28)

Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) is engineered to use electric power and carbon dioxide (CO2) as the only energy and carbon sources in reductive bioelectrochemical processes for biosynthesis. This technology is conducted ...

Signatures bacterianes com a eines de diagnòstic diferencial i monitoratge de les malalties inflamatòries intestinals 

Amoedo Cibeira, Joan (Date of defense: 2020-12-15)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of immune-based pathologies that affect the digestive tract, causing chronic inflammatory diseases processes. In recent years, the microbial communities that inhabit the human ...

Applying a sequential approach in order to detect and interpret a possible increased rate of myeloid malignancies in the Girona province 

Bitchatchi, Enrique Y. (Date of defense: 2021-04-15)

This thesis is aimed at demonstrating a sequential-based approach in detecting an epidemic of chronic diseases in small populations. Especially if commences at some unobserved point. Analyses encompassed registered cases ...

Monitoratge de la malaltia inflamatòria intestinal en la pràctica clínica mitjançant marcadors de la microbiota intestinal en mostres fecals. Estudi prospectiu 

Miquel Cusachs, Josep Oriol (Date of defense: 2021-12-17)

The gut microbiota (GM) plays a pivotal role in the maintenance of gut homeostasis, and the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which includes Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). The degree of ...

Role of miRNAs in multiple sclerosis: study of miRNAs in cerebrospinal fluid for different clinical conditions 

Muñoz San Martín, María (Date of defense: 2021-09-15)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered a chronic inflammatory and neurodegenerative disease, characterized by the existence of demyelinated areas in the central nervous system, infiltration of inflammatory cells in the ...

Genetics and transcriptomics of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC): new approaches to uncover molecular markers for its rapid identification 

Camprubí Font, Carla (Date of defense: 2019-07-26)

The adherent-invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC) pathotype could play a role in the course of Crohn’s disease. This is characterized by its capacity to adhere to and to invade intestinal epithelial cells as well as to replicate ...

Physical performance and hamstring injury risk factors during the off-season period in footballers: inertial flywheel versus gravity-dependent resistance training methods 

Vicens Bordas, Jordi (Date of defense: 2021-06-16)

The physical demands (high-intensity running and sprinting) of football match-play place footballers at increased risk of hamstring injuries. Some of the negative effects of a hamstring injury such as neuromuscular ...

Electrical stimulation of the medial forebrain bundle as a potential therapy for Alzheimer's disease: effects on molecular markers in rodent model 

Puig Parnau, Irene (Date of defense: 2021-06-01)

Electrical stimulation of deep brain areas has been suggested as a novel approach to restore memory circuits in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Previous studies from our group have demonstrated that rewarding stimulation of the ...

Occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes in aquatic microbial communities exposed to anthropogenic activities 

Marti Serrano, Elisabet (Date of defense: 2014-03-07)

The overuse of antibiotics has led to the selection of resistant strains. This thesis investigated the occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in aquatic microbial communities influenced by anthropogenic activities. ...

Microbial communities responses in fluvial biofilms under metal stressed scenarios 

Argudo Fernández, Maria (Date of defense: 2021-02-08)

This thesis shows how the metals of natural and anthropic origin change significantly the composition of the prokaryotic communities (mainly the composition of bacteria). The β-diversity is the most sensitive variable to ...

Inter-limb asymmetries and sports performance: from assessment to the application of a sport-specific iso-inertial resistance training in young athletes 

Madruga Parera, Marc (Date of defense: 2020-06-03)

The asymmetries detected in the different multi-directional sports vary in magnitude depending on the test selected. Furthermore, in the individual analysis of the different tests administered, it was observed that athlete’s ...

Groin problems in male football: beyond the time-loss approach 

Esteve Caupena, Ernest (Date of defense: 2020-10-02)

This Thesis aimed at studying the prevalence and severity and broadening the knowledge of aetiology and risk factors of groin injuries in male football. The four papers, which form part of this Thesis, are based on the ...

Altered glycosylation in pancreatic cancer: development of new tumor markers and therapeutic strategies 

Guerrero Barrado, Pedro Enrique (Date of defense: 2020-07-29)

Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDA), the most common pancreatic cancer, remains one of the most lethal tumor types, with extremely low survival rates due to late diagnosis and resistance to standard therapies. Expression ...

Desenvolupament d’una vacuna contra la mamitis bovina causada per Streptococcus uberis 

Collado Gimbert, Rosa (Date of defense: 2019-11-11)

Bovine mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis is a major problem in the dairy industry worldwide. Despite of that, there is no vaccine commercial available against it. Therefore, the objectives of this doctoral thesis are ...

Towards the implementation of a biotechnology for biogas upgrading: role of bacteria in siloxane removal 

Boada Cahueñas, Ellana (Date of defense: 2020-07-20)

Biogas is a highly recognized alternative to fossil fuels towards a sustainable energy production. Massive use of biogas depends on the removal of contaminants that may affect performance of processing equipment and energy ...

Development of new, non-invasive tools based on faecal bacterial signatures for the early detection of colorectal cancer 

Malagón Rodríguez, Marta (Date of defense: 2019-12-13)

This thesis aims to develop a new non-invasive tool based on faecal bacterial markers for the early detection of colorectal cancer, which is capable of detecting precancerous lesions before the onset of clinical signs. ...

Efecte de l'administració de l'rt-PA en condicions isquèmiques in vitro i in vivo: Cav-1 com a potencial biomarcador de volum d'infart 

Comajoan von Arend, Pau (Date of defense: 2019-12-18)

Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is currently the only FDA-approved drug for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke. However, the application of this therapy is limited to <5-7% of patients due to the ...

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