The Structural Biology Unit is one of the leading research poles in the field of macromolecular X-ray crystallography in Spain. The SBU aims to understand the cell machinery and physiological processes from a structural and functional perspective using molecular and structural biology techniques as X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy.

The SBU is part of the Molecular Biology Institute of Barcelona (IBMB), a strategic research center from the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and is located at Barcelona Science Park, which provides an excellent scientific and technological framework.


Launch Of The “Alliance Of Severo Ochoa Centers And María De Maeztu Units”

Launch of the "Alliance of Severo Ochoa centers and María de Maeztu units"

Yesterday, the 25 centers and 16 units accredited by "Severo Ochoa Excellence" and "María de…

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Richard Henderson Awarded A Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Richard Henderson awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry

Dr. Richard Henderson is awarded with the Nobel Prize form the Royal Swedish Academy for…

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Researchers From The SBU Show How Their Daily Work Looks Like To The General Public

Researchers from the SBU show how their daily work looks like to the general public

From 3th to 6th of May, a group of researchers from the SBU has participated…

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CSIC Researchers Participate In A Project For Drug Development Against Rare Diseases

CSIC researchers participate in a project for drug development against rare diseases

The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MINECO), within the subprogram RETOS-COLABORACIÓN of the National…

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The Structural Biology Unit (SBU), created in 1998, is one of the leading research poles in the field of macromolecular X-ray crystallography in Spain. It consists of seven research groups, featuring over 60 researchers, all involved in cutting-edge projects of medical, biological or biotechnological relevance.

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