Francesc Posas Garriga#

Email:francesc.posas 'at' irbbarcelona.org
Membership Number:5127
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:fposasgarriga
Elected:2019
Homepage: http://www.irbbarcelona.org


Present and Previous Positions

  • 2018 - to date Director, IRB Barcelona
  • 2017- 2018 Commissioner for Universitat Pompeu Fabra scientific strategy, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2015 - 2017 Vice-rector for Science Policy and Faculty Affairs, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2013 - 2015 Vice-rector for Science Policy,Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2007 - 2013 Head of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2006 - to date Full Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2002 - 2006 Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 1999 - 2002 Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 1999 - 1999 Research Associate, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 1998 - 1999 Research Associate, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • 1998 - 1998 Research Associate, Harvard University
  • 1996 - 1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, (FPU MEC) Harvard University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Signal transduction
  • Stress adaptation
  • Stress-activated MAP kinases
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Cell cycle control
  • Synthetic Biology

Honours and Awards
  • Recipient of the Award from the Catalan Government "ICREA Acadèmia" (2009 - 2013; 2014 - 2018, 2019 - 2023 respectively)
  • Recipient of the Award "Carmen y Severo Ochoa de Investigación en Biología Molecular” (2011)
  • EMBO Member (2006)
  • Recipient of the EURYI to Young Investigators from the European Union (ESF) (2004)
  • Beckman Coulter Award to Young Investigators (2004)
  • Award to Young Investigators from the Catalan Government (DURSI) for the Promotion of University Research (2001)
  • EMBO Young Investigator (2000)
  • Award to the best PhD Thesis. Dpt. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1995)
  • Evaluations of teaching activity:
    • 5 positively evaluated 5-year terms of Teaching Activity (Catalan government) (1990 - 2015)
  • Evaluations of research activity:
    • 4 positively evaluated 6-year terms of Research Activity, CNEAI (Spanish government) (1992 - 2015)


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