Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

The Spanish National Research Council, 'Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas' (CSIC) is the largest public research institution in Spain and the third largest in Europe. Belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, its main objective is to develop and promote research that will help bring about scientific and technological progress. CSIC collaborates with Spanish and foreign entities in order to achieve this aim. Thus, CSIC plays an important role in scientific and technological policy, since it encompasses an area that takes in everything from basic research to the transfer of knowledge to the productive sector.
The Center for Biology Research of the CSIC, ‘Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas’ (CIB-CSIC) is one of the largest and most prominent centres in life sciences and is unique in its multi-disciplinarity. It hosts over 50 research groups in structural and computational biology, chemical biology, immunology, chromatin biology, cancer research, molecular genetics of human diseases, microbial biotechnology, and plant biology.

Cristina Vega
Group Leader

Ramiro de Maeztu 9
28040 Madrid, Spain

Phone: +34 91 8373112 ext. 4270
Fax: +34 91 5360432