Women have two copies of chromosome X, while men have one X and one Y. This little Y chromosome holds the key to why men have higher risk of cancer. Photo by Kate Whitley CC-BY.

Six Y chromosome genes could explain men’s increased risk of cancer

An ISGlobal study reveals how the loss of Y chromosome gene function could help explain why cancer affects men more than women.

A matter of gender (or gender matters)

Narrowing the gender gap can deliver better outcomes for all. What are we waiting for?, asks Cristina Pujades in this opinion article, where she exposes some current figures and calls for real action.

A transversal office: from strategy and scientific policy, to projects and training

Learn about the Scientific and International Affairs office of the CRG, a transversal place where everything surrounding science takes place.

The leftover biological material that is donated is stored in biobanks, installations that keep collections of blood, urine, DNA and tissues, as well as all its associated information. | Pictures by Markus Spiske and Creators Collective from Unsplash.

The Spanish Biobank Network, 10 years coordinating the collection of samples for research

The annual meeting of the Spanish Biobank Network (RNBB), in which several PRBB scientists participated, focused on the quality of the data associated to the stored biological samples, amongst other things.