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Master's Final Project Proposals

Academic year 2019-20

Project: Dysregulating calcium signaling against glioblastoma
Keywords autophagy, ER stress, chemioresistance, cell death
Supervisor/s Judit Herreros / Carles Cantí
E-mail j.herreros@cmb.udl.cat; c.canti@mex.udl.cat
Group Senyalització per calci
PhD Yes


Project: Precision medicine in patients with sleep apnea and acute coronary syndrome: Predictive model of response to treatment.
Keywords Sleep Apnea; Acute Coronary Syndrome; CPAP treatment; cardiovascular risk; Predictive Medicine.
Supervisor/s Dr. Ferran Barbé / Dr. Manuel Sánchez de la Torre
E-mail sanchezdelatorre@gmail.com
Group Group of Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine / Group of Precision Medicine in Chronic Diseases.
PhD Yes


Project: Mort cel·lular i autofàgia: Modulació farmacològica i per microRNA
Keywords Mort cel·lular, autofàgia, RNA no codificant, farmacologia experimental
Supervisor/s Judit Ribas; Jacint Boix
E-mail judit.ribas@mex.udl.cat ; jacint.boix@mex.udl.cat
Group Unitat de Farmacologia
PhD Yes


Project: The Role of NMDA receptor in renal injury. Study of the molecular mechanisms and possible therapeutic implications.
Keywords NMDAR, kidney
Supervisor/s Milica Bozic Stanojevic/Jose M. Valdivielso
E-mail mbozic@irblleida.cat
Grup de Recerca Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group
Possibilitat Tesis Yes


Project: Multi level data integration and analysis of drought-and striga-resistant synthetic biology maize.
Keywords Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data
Supervisor/s Rui Alves / Ester Vilaprinyó
E-mail ralves@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD Yes


Project: Multi level data integration and analysis of desert growing, salt resistant Tamarix: Lessons for the reengineering of stress resistance in plants
Keywords Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data;brine water; desert
Supervisor/s Ester Vilaprinyó / Rui Alves
E-mail evilaprinyo@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD Yes


Project: Design principles for the evolution of drug resistance in cancer cells.
Keywords The cancer genome atlas; Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data
Supervisor/s Rui Alves / Albert Sorribas
E-mail ralves@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD No, but it can be possible


Project: Atrofia Muscular Espinal: mecanismes moleculars i noves dianes terapèutiques
Keywords senyalització neuronal, survival motor neuron protein, diferenciació motoneurones humanes
Supervisor/s Rosa M Soler
E-mail rosa.soler@cmb.udl.cat
Group Unitat de Senyalització Neuronal
PhD Yes


Project: Identificació de gens implicats en metàstasi en un model de càncer colorectal a Drosophila
Keywords Drosophila, cancer colorectal, metastasi, EMT, snail
Supervisor/s Andreu Casali
E-mail acasali@irblleida.cat
Group Drosophila models of disease
PhD Yes


Project: Understating the role of Neuroprotective therapy by a comprehensive assessment in preclinical models.
Keywords ictus isquèmic, models preclínics, neuroprotecció
Supervisor/s Dr. F. Purroy / Dra. G. Arqué
E-mail fpurroygarcia@gmail.com ; garque@irblleida.cat
Group Neurociències Clíniques
PhD Yes


Project: Paper de RhoE en el desenvolupament de l'escorça cerebral de ratoli
Keywords RhoE, escorça cerebral, RhoGTPasa, ratoli, transgenic, migracio neuronal, adhesio cel.lular
Supervisor/s Joaquim Egea
E-mail joaquim.egea@cmb.udl.cat
Group MDN
PhD Yes


Project: IMPACTE DE LA DIABETIS MELLITUS TIPUS 2 SOBRE LA HIPOXIA NOCTURNA, L'ACTIVACIÓ SIMPÁTICA I ELS MARCADOS BIOLÒGICS DE LESIÓ. 
Keywords type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, nocturnal hypoxia
Supervisor/s Albert Lecube
E-mail alecube@gmail.com
Grup de Recerca Grup de Recerca en Obesitat, Diabetis i Metabolisme
Possibilitat Tesis Yes


Project: Evolution and development of brain areas involved in regulation of emotions, social behavior and cognition
Keywords amygdala, cerebral cortex, gene expression, cellular phenotype, connections, networks
Supervisor/s Loreta Medina / Ester Desfilis / Antonio Abellán
E-mail loreta.medina@mex.udl.cat
Group Evolutionary and Developmental Neurobiology
PhD Yes (if candidate can get a fellowship or any other founding)

 

Project: Pesticide detection with endocrine disruption function and its relationship with the pregnancy exposome
Keywords pesticides, endocrine disruptors, exposome, pregnancy
Supervisor/s Anna Espart
E-mail anna.espart@dif.udl.cat
Group Grup de Recerca de Cures de Salut (GRECS)
PhD Yes


Project: NRG1-ErbBs signalling pathway in C-Type cholinergic synapses of motor neurons: implications in the physiopathology and therapy in animal models of Amiotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Keywords Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, C-bouton, Neuregulin-1, SOD1
Supervisor/s Sara Hernandez, Anna Casanovas
E-mail sara.hernandez@mex.udl.cat
Group Grup de Patologia Neuromuscular Experimental
PhD Yes
 
Project: Epidemiology, burden of disease and microbiology of livestock-related MRSA in human pathology
Keywords Keywords: MRSA, community-acquired, farms, pigs, sequencing, outcomes. 
Supervisor/s  Alba Bellés & Juan M Pericàs
E-mail jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat/abelles.lleida.cat@gencat.cat
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD Yes


Project: Impact of the source of infection and type of treatment on enterococcal bacteremia
Keywords Keywords: bloodstream infections, bacteremia, endocarditis, antibiotic treatment, source control, Enterococcus spp. 
Supervisor/s  Juan M Pericàs & Alba Bellés
E-mail  jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat/abelles.lleida.cat@gencat.cat
Group  TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD  Yes


Project: Development of a swine model of sepsis and septic shock to evaluate the impact of sleep fragmentation on therapy, inflammatory and immune response, and severity (SEPSLEEP).
Keywords Keywords: sleep fragmentation, animal models, sepsis, septic shock, exosome analysis, microRNAs
Supervisor/s Supervisor/s: Juan M Pericàs & Ferran Barbé
E-mail jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)/Group of Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine
PhD  Yes


Project: Tropical infectious diseases in HIV patients
Keywords HIV, travel medicine, tropical and imported infections, vaccination
Supervisor/s Christian Manzardo & María F Ramírez
E-mail cmanzardo@gss.scs.es
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD  Yes
 
Project: Dysregulating calcium signaling against glioblastoma
Keywords autophagy, ER stress, chemioresistance, cell death
Supervisor/s Judit Herreros / Carles Cantí
E-mail j.herreros@cmb.udl.cat; c.canti@mex.udl.cat
Group Senyalització per calci
PhD Si


Project: Precision medicine in patients with sleep apnea and acute coronary syndrome: Predictive model of response to treatment.
Keywords Sleep Apnea; Acute Coronary Syndrome; CPAP treatment; cardiovascular risk; Predictive Medicine.
Supervisor/s Dr. Ferran Barbé / Dr. Manuel Sánchez de la Torre
E-mail sanchezdelatorre@gmail.com
Group Group of Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine / Group of Precision Medicine in Chronic Diseases.
PhD Yes


Project: Mort cel·lular i autofàgia: Modulació farmacològica i per microRNA
Keywords Mort cel·lular, autofàgia, RNA no codificant, farmacologia experimental
Supervisor/s Judit Ribas; Jacint Boix
E-mail judit.ribas@mex.udl.cat ; jacint.boix@mex.udl.cat
Group Unitat de Farmacologia
PhD Yes


Project: The Role of NMDA receptor in renal injury. Study of the molecular mechanisms and possible therapeutic implications.
Keywords NMDAR, kidney
Supervisor/s Milica Bozic Stanojevic/Jose M. Valdivielso
E-mail mbozic@irblleida.cat
Grup de Recerca Vascular and Renal Translational Research Group
PhD Yes


Project: Multi level data integration and analysis of drought-and striga-resistant synthetic biology maize.
Keywords Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data
Supervisor/s Rui Alves / Ester Vilaprinyó
E-mail ralves@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD Yes


Project: Multi level data integration and analysis of desert growing, salt resistant Tamarix: Lessons for the reengineering of stress resistance in plants
Keywords Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data;brine water; desert
Supervisor/s Ester Vilaprinyó / Rui Alves
E-mail evilaprinyo@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD Yes


Project: Design principles for the evolution of drug resistance in cancer cells.
Keywords The cancer genome atlas; Modelling; Omics data; Phenotype data
Supervisor/s Rui Alves / Albert Sorribas
E-mail ralves@cmb.udl.cat
Group Biologia de Sistemes
PhD No, but it can be possible


Project: Atrofia Muscular Espinal: mecanismes moleculars i noves dianes terapèutiques
Keywords senyalització neuronal, survival motor neuron protein, diferenciació motoneurones humanes
Supervisor/s Rosa M Soler
E-mail rosa.soler@cmb.udl.cat
Group Unitat de Senyalització Neuronal
PhD Yes


Project: Identificació de gens implicats en metàstasi en un model de càncer colorectal a Drosophila
Keywords Drosophila, cancer colorectal, metastasi, EMT, snail
Supervisor/s Andreu Casali
E-mail acasali@irblleida.cat
Group Drosophila models of disease
PhD Yes


Project: Understating the role of Neuroprotective therapy by a comprehensive assessment in preclinical models.
Keywords ictus isquèmic, models preclínics, neuroprotecció
Supervisor/s Dr. F. Purroy / Dra. G. Arqué
E-mail fpurroygarcia@gmail.com ; garque@irblleida.cat
Group Neurociències Clíniques
PhD


Project: Paper de RhoE en el desenvolupament de l'escorça cerebral de ratoli
Keywords RhoE, escorça cerebral, RhoGTPasa, ratoli, transgenic, migracio neuronal, adhesio cel.lular
Supervisor/s Joaquim Egea
E-mail joaquim.egea@cmb.udl.cat
Group MDN
PhD Yes


Project: IMPACTE DE LA DIABETIS MELLITUS TIPUS 2 SOBRE LA HIPOXIA NOCTURNA, L'ACTIVACIÓ SIMPÁTICA I ELS MARCADOS BIOLÒGICS DE LESIÓ. 
Keywords type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, nocturnal hypoxia
Supervisor/s Albert Lecube
E-mail alecube@gmail.com
Grup de Recerca Grup de Recerca en Obesitat, Diabetis i Metabolisme
Possibilitat Tesis Yes


Project: Evolution and development of brain areas involved in regulation of emotions, social behavior and cognition
Keywords amygdala, cerebral cortex, gene expression, cellular phenotype, connections, networks
Supervisor/s Loreta Medina / Ester Desfilis / Antonio Abellán
E-mail loreta.medina@mex.udl.cat
Group Evolutionary and Developmental Neurobiology
PhD Si (condicionado a existencia de beca y/o otros fondos)

 

Project: Pesticide detection with endocrine disruption function and its relationship with the pregnancy exposome
Keywords pesticides, endocrine disruptors, exposome, pregnancy
Supervisor/s Anna Espart
E-mail anna.espart@dif.udl.cat
Group Grup de Recerca de Cures de Salut (GRECS)
PhD Yes


Project: NRG1-ErbBs signalling pathway in C-Type cholinergic synapses of motor neurons: implications in the physiopathology and therapy in animal models of Amiotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Keywords Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, C-bouton, Neuregulin-1, SOD1
Supervisor/s Sara Hernandez, Anna Casanovas
E-mail sara.hernandez@mex.udl.cat
Group Grup de Patologia Neuromuscular Experimental
PhD Yes

 

Project: Epidemiology, burden of disease and microbiology of livestock-related MRSA in human pathology
Keywords Keywords: MRSA, community-acquired, farms, pigs, sequencing, outcomes. 
Supervisor/s  Alba Bellés & Juan M Pericàs
E-mail jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat/abelles.lleida.cat@gencat.cat
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD  Yes


Project: Impact of the source of infection and type of treatment on enterococcal bacteremia
Keywords Keywords: bloodstream infections, bacteremia, endocarditis, antibiotic treatment, source control, Enterococcus spp. 
Supervisor/s  Juan M Pericàs & Alba Bellés
E-mail  jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat/abelles.lleida.cat@gencat.cat
Group  TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD  Yes


Project: Development of a swine model of sepsis and septic shock to evaluate the impact of sleep fragmentation on therapy, inflammatory and immune response, and severity (SEPSLEEP).
Keywords Keywords: sleep fragmentation, animal models, sepsis, septic shock, exosome analysis, microRNAs
Supervisor/s Supervisor/s: Juan M Pericàs & Ferran Barbé
E-mail jmpericas.lleida.ics@gencat.cat
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)/Group of Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine
PhD  Yes


Project: Tropical infectious diseases in HIV patients
Keywords HIV, travel medicine, tropical and imported infections, vaccination
Supervisor/s Christian Manzardo & María F Ramírez
E-mail cmanzardo@gss.scs.es
Group TRIDLE (Translational Research Group on Infectious Diseases of Lleida)
PhD  Yes

 

Project: Effects of dietary supplementation in structural and molecular changes of the neuromuscular system related with aging.
Keywords motoneuron, neuromuscular junction, aging, synaptic modifications
Supervisor/s Olga Tarabal/Jordi Calderó
E-mail olga.tarabal@mex.udl.cat
Group Grup de Patologia Neuromuscular Experimental
PhD Yes


Project: Predicción de micrometástasis en pacientes de cáncer de cólon de alto riesto
Keywords cultiu línies cel·lulars càncer de còlon, RNAi, assajos migració i invasió cel·lular, teixit humà, RTqPCR, estadística recerca traslacional
Supervisor/s Antonieta Salud Salvia i Maria Alba Sorolla Bardaji
E-mail asaluds@hotmail.com, msorolla@irblleida.cat
Group Grup de Recerca de Biomarcadors en Càncer
PhD Yes