Jan 14

Achucarro has a new Scientific Director

Prof. Ignacio Torres Alemán joins Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience to strengthen the trajectory of the Basque Center for Neurobiology Research

Prof. Carlos Matute, the founding Scientific Director of ACHUCARRO, one of the BERC research centres fostered by IKERBASQUE and the UPV/EHU, passes the baton of the scientific directorate to Prof. Ignacio Torrés Aleman, since the beginning of this year.

Oct 25

SARS-CoV-2 security protocol in ACHUCARRO

We publish our security protocol due to the current situation of the pandemic in our region

Following the recommendation of our authorities, we provide here the latest version of the security protocol to work at the headquarters of our research organisation in Leioa.

Dec 30

Ane Rodriguez wins one of the Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research

The predoctoral researcher works in a collaboration project between the Encinas and Tønnesen labs

Ane Rodríguez Bodero, predoctoral researcher funded by the Basque Government has been awarded a grant from Sigma XI Grants in Aid of Research of 1,000 USD.

Ane is working on a joint project between the laboratories of Neuronal Excitability and Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis of ACHUCARRO. The objective of this project is to understand how hyperexcitability impacts existing and newborn neurons in the hippocampus.

Ane Rodriguez, awarded by SigmaXi


Nov 12

New collaborative publication on the role of P2X7 receptors in experimental schizophrenia

Researchers from ACHUCARRO collaborate with Prof. Beata Sperlagh from the Institute of Experimental Medicine in Budapest.

Stefano Calovi, a predoctoral researcher of the laboratory of Prof. Beata Sperlagh at the Institute of Experimental Medicine in Budapest (Hungary) has been on a research visit to ACHUCARRO, where he spent time in the Laboratory of Neuronal Excitability led by Dr. Jan Tønnesen.