The Aula de Educación Ambiental in "Aquí la Tierra"
Interview with Antonio Molina at AseBio, new CBGP partner.
Interview with Antonio Molina on Madri+D
Interview with Patricia Fernández Calvo in Revista Alimentaria
Patricia looks to plants themselves for the answer to the challenge of creating more productive crops that can withstand climate change.
Fertiberia awards Mónica Navarro and Luis Rubio a runner-up prize for the best doctoral thesis in agriculture
A runner-up prize has been awarded to the agricultural engineer Mónica Navarro Rodríguez, for her thesis "Molybdenum Metabolism in Azotobacter vinelandii and its Biotechnological Applications", defended at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and supervised by Luis Manuel Rubio Herrero, full professor at the same university.
The CBGP Podcast "Alimenta Tu Mente" on Onda Agraria (Onda Cero)
Full program of Onda agraria with Soledad de Juan and Pablo Rodríguez. All the news for workers and lovers of the field. The CBGP Podcast "Alimenta tu Mente" appears from minute 21, with the participation of Jorge Molina.
CBGP launches 'Alimenta Tu Mente', a new podcast on sustainable food production
The Center for Biotechnology and Plant Genomics (CBGP) of the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the National Institute of Agricultural Research and Technology of CSIC, has launched the podcast ALIMENTA TU MENTE, a new space to raise awareness about the importance of producing food in a sustainable way. A corner to disseminate the research work of the CBGP and bring the world of science and research to the general public.
The N protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus produced in plants is valid for diagnosing Covid-19
The N protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is valid to carry out the serological diagnosis of Covid-19. This is indicated by an investigation by the National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (INIA-CSIC), co-led by Fernando Ponz. Specifically, they highlight that the use of this recombinant protein N is an alternative to the majority serological tests based on protein S.
Talk by Antonio Molina with Agathe Cortes in ASEBIO
"Antonio Molina, director of the Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP, UPM-INIA) and co-founder of Plant Response Biotech, is very clear that we can only face the climatic challenges that await us with the combination of all the new innovative tools. We spoke to him on the occasion of Green Week and World Environment Day "
Interview with Joaquin Medina in Horticultura
The potential of plant biotechnology, in the new podcast of 'Sprouts of Science'.
The 'Sprouts of Science' podcast programme dedicates its new edition to the potential of plant biotechnology. It tackles the subject with an interview with Stephan Pollman, senior lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology-Plant Biology. The role of phytohormones and the mutual relationships between plants and endophytes are some of the issues covered. Also the development of new technologies to improve agricultural yields and what lies behind the concept of sustainable agriculture. This is a double chapter, in Spanish and German.
Antonio Molina, Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) and co-founder of the spin-off Plant Response Biotech, participates in the TEIBio Madrid meetings organized by the Damián Rodriguez Olivares Foundation y AsBioMad.
Capital biotechnology on Radio Capital
Antonio Molina, Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) and co-founder of the spin-off Plant Response Biotech, is interviewed together with Carlos Cosculluela, Director of the Damián Rodriguez Olivares Foundation, in the program Capital biotechnology on Radio Capital.
RINAP: 'Ibero-American scientific network of sulfur nutrition in plants' - Dr. Joaquín Medina and Dr. Laura Carrillo
The main objective of the RINAP research network is to strengthen interaction between Spanish and South American research groups around the regulation of sulfur assimilation in plants that aims to identify new strategies to improve sulfur metabolism in plant production systems in the future.
Generation of Nitrogen Fixing Cereals - Dr. Luis Rubio -
In the program, Spanish, of scientific radio "Investigadores por el Mundo", number 108, presented and directed by Antonio G. Armas that was broadcast live on Tuesday, February 02 in Radio Libertad FM, from 8 pm to 9 pm, we have interviewed Dr. Luis Rubio. Principal Investigator of the Biochemistry of Nitrogen Fixation group of the Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP).
Interview with Antonio Molina in TIERRAS magazine
Antonio Molina, as well as director of the Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP), was the founder of Plant Response Biotech SL, a spin-off company of the UPM classified by Thrive 2019 as one of the 50 companies to follow within the technology sector world agriculture. The company was also rated last year as the European company with the highest investment in a financial operation in the area of agricultural biotechnology, as a result of the joint venture with the American company Koch Bio (of the Koch Agricultural Science Group), to create Plant Response Inc.
The Nitrogen Fixation in Cereals Project led by CBGP enters its Phase III
The Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) has received a grant of 6.2 million dollars from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the development of biological nitrogen fixation ( BNF) in cereals. This project, led by Luis Rubio, a scientist at the Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP) of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and the National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), seeks to obtain cereal crops with minimum requirements of nitrogen fertilizers.
Research in practice
Blanca Velasco, a former CBGP (UPM-INIA) researcher who obtained Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Isabel Díaz joins the University of Burgos Office of Knowledge Transfer. Her direct research experience helps to translate the knowledge into applying for competitive national and international projects and grants and to provide support during the process
Plants as biofactories
As a part of the on line celebration of the Fascination of Plants Day 2020, Fernando Ponz, a PI of Plant virus biotechnology group joined the round table organized by Granada Ciudad de la Ciencia with a talk entitled “Plantas como biofactorías”.
Molecular tools to develop more drought-resistant legumes
Biotechnological and sustainable fertilization in the face of the population growth problem
CBGP scientists develop biostimulant that allows the plant to grow more in phosphorus deficit conditions
In own name - Agrodiario
The adventure of knowledge. Why does the peach allergy?
Why does the peach allergy? Polytechnic University of Madrid. The University Responds.
Cajamar AGRO Forum
Antonio Molina Fernández of the Center for Biotechnology and Genomics of Plants CBGP - UPM - INIA, talks about trends in research.
Lab24 - Plant biotechnology
The agriculture of the future is already growing in the Center for Biotechnology and Plant Genomics, a mixed center of INIA and the Polytechnic University of Madrid that inaugurated these facilities ten years ago. His research focuses on plant biology, its interaction with the environment and the mechanisms that regulate plant nutrition. A Severo Ochoa centre of excellence at the forefront of agroforestry biotechnology. It is a report by Paz Cámara.
Interview in Onda Agraria of the researcher María A. Ayllón from the Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas UPM-INIA
The researcher of the Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas María A. Ayllón was interviewed by Pablo Rodríguez and Soledad de Juan in the Onda Agraria program. Dr. Ayllón has presented the European project "Viroplant" in which she participates. They have been talking about how the project started, the goals, the use of viruses as biological control agents, when they expect the first results and all the channels they are using to inform about the project. The interview will be broadcast on Sunday, July 21 from 6:00 to 7:00 h.
Radio program "Researchers for the World" on March 26
On the radio program "Researchers for the World" on March 26, we spoke with Dr. Antonio Molina. Director of the BCGP. Sustainable Development, Severe Ochoa Excellence, Genome, Genomics, Arabidopsis Thaliana and Brachypodium Distachyon, bacteria, fungi, areas in agricultural sciences, forestry, environmental and food, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...
10th Anniversary of CBGP
CBGP researchers awarded with UPM prizes
Scientists who emigrate to Madrid (in spite of everything)
The region tries to compensate for the flight of local researchers by contracting out public aid to brilliant outsiders. The problem is how to retain them in an ultracompetitive sector.
Antonio Molina: “Farmers from other countries will have access to new technologies that Europeans will not have”
The director of the Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics warns of the consequences of Bruselas legislative slowness with biotechnology.
The Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) participates in the "Quo vadis Europa? Organized by the ForoAgrario
The Conference presented several of the most recent technological advances and their impact on agricultural production and discussed the European position regarding the use of these new technologies.
The Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) invited in the program dedicated to the Science of "Buenismo bien" of the SER.
Luis Rubio's project, which is supporting the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was presented in the program and a relaxed tone was discussed on the challenge of sustainably feeding the world's population.
The constant presence of Biotechnology in Agriculture
CBGP Director, Dr. Antonio Molina, speaks in Tele Toledo about the long and intense relationship between Biotechnology and Agriculture, since Agriculture’s early days.
ALLERGENS NEED COLLABORATORS TO PRODUCE ALLERGY
Interview to Dr. Antonio Molina, CBGP (UPM-INIA) Director.
Dr. Molina talked about genetically modified plants and sustainability in Onda Agraria (Onda Cero), in order to bring science closer to society.
ON THE ROAD TO MAKING CEREALS ABLE TO USE NITROGEN FROM THE AIR
CBGP (UPM-INIA) researchers have gone a step further towards the transfer of nitrogenase genes to plants. This could enable, for example, cereals capable of growing thanks to the incorporation of nitrogen from the air, which would reduce the need of nitrogen fertilization.
ALLERSCREENING, A NOVEL SOLUTION FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF FOOD ALLERGY
CBGP (UPM-INIA) AWARDED THE ACCREDITATION AS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE SEVERO OCHOA
INTERVIEW WITH FERNANDO GARCÍA-ARENAL, SENIOR VIROLOGIST PRIZE
STUDY ABOUT HIV EVOLUTION IN CHILDREN
CBGP EXPLAINED ON TV
A global view by several workers in the Center.
DR. LUIS RUBIO EXPLAINS HIS PROJECT AIMING AT NITROGEN-FIXING CEREALS
An interview of the S&T divulgation program Lab24, explaining the details of this ambitious goal.
NEW FRONTIERS IN PLANT BIOLOGY
NEW SYMBIOSIS METHOD BETWEEN PLANTS AND MICROORGANISMS
The Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) participates in the Seminar "New biotechnological tools for sustainable agriculture" organized by the Cajamar Foundation in Valencia
In the Conference several technological advances in the area of biostimulants and biofertilizers and their impact on sustainable agricultural production were presented. The Director of the CBGP (UPM-INIA). He presented the research lines of the CBGP in this field and the products derived from this research that are or will be available in the market.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE MECHANISM THAT REGULATES CONTINUOUS TISSUE FORMATION IN PLANTS
The journal Science publishes a study developed through collaboration between the Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics UPM-INIA and Duke University that identifies 5 factors as key regulators of tissue formation in roots throughout all its formative stages. These regulators are transcriptional factors and its presence and dose in cells determines the expression of genes that confer the appropriate identity to every cells.
Activities in the CBGP and UPM.
THE SAFETY OF TRANSGENICS CROPS
Dr. Isabel Díaz speaks about safety of transgenic crops in Spanish TV.
DISCUSSION AT THE “ATENEO DE MADRID”
The cultivation of transgenic plants: the end of a debate? with Fernando Ponz
MEMORIES OF THE FOUNDATION
Interview with Pilar Carbonero.
MYCOVIRUSES AS AN ALTERNATIVE FOR THE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PLANT PATHOGENIC FUNGI
14 SPANISH SCIENTISTS GET A 1.5M€ GRANT FROM THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL
PROFFESOR PILAR CARBONERO SPEAKS ABOUT THE CHALLENGE OF FEEDING THE PLANET'S INCREASING POPULATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CÓRDOBA
BROCCOLI, CABBAGE & CO.: MUSTARD OILS AS CHEMICAL MACE
Broccoli and other plants use mustard oils to ward off pests. These natural substances are also thought to have a preventive effect on cancer. A Danish-German-Spanish team is now presenting new findings about mustard oils in plant science in “Nature” – with interesting prospects for agriculture.
UPM AT MONTEGANCEDO, A CAMPUS OF EXCELLENCE
Interview with Fernando García-Arenal, CBGP Director.
CBGP RESEARCHERS HAVE STUDIED THE RESPONSE TO PLANT ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES OF THE BACTERIUM DICKEYA DADANTII 3937
This pathogen causes soft rot diseases in a wide range of crops e. g. potato. The knowledge of the defense mechanisms against these substances widely distributed in the plant kingdom will facilitate the design of strategies to interfere with the development of the disease.
A HYPOALLERGENIC MUTANT OF MELON PROFILIN COULD BE A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY IN POLLEN–FOOD PROFILIN ALLERGIC PATIENTS.
CBGP PROFESSOR LUIS RUBIO RECEIVES GRANT TO DEVELOP NITROGEN-FIXING CEREALS.
CBGP REVIEW ABOUT WHEAT ALLERGENS ASSOCIATED WITH BAKER’S ASTHMA
SPEEDING THE DISCOVERY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL NETWORKS CONTROLLING HOW PLANTS WORK
SEVERAL EVENTS INVOLVING DR. PILAR CARBONERO IN MAY 2011
Dr. Pilar Carbonero gives the opening lecture of the seminar “Tecnologías, Ingeniería y Ciencias Experimentales: rompiendo fronteras en los estudios de género” at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She has also spoken about women and agronomy in Universidad de Murcia and received te Columela prize from Fundación Andaluza de Ingenieros Agrónomos.
SPANISH SCIENTISTS SEQUENCE THE GENOME OF PSEUDOMONAS SAVASTANOI, CAUSAL AGENT OF THE KNOT-DISEASE OF OLIVE TREE
Pablo Rodriguez Palenzuela, CBGP researcher, explains these new strategies for disease control of olive tree