About us

Mar Albà
ICREA Researcher
The focus of our group is to understand evolutionary processes at the molecular level using large-scale data. We have a strong computational focus but collaborate with experimental groups in some of our projects.

Highlighted research:

William R. Blevins, Jorge Ruiz-Orera, Xavier Messeguer, Bernat Blasco-Moreno, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Lorena Espinar, Juana Díez, Lucas B. Carey, M.Mar Albà. Uncovering de novo gene birth in yeast using deep transcriptomics. Nature Communications 12:604, 2021.

Ivan de la Rubia, Joel A. Indi, Silvia Carbonell-Sala, Julien Lagarde, M.Mar Albà, Eduardo Eyras. Reference-free reconstruction and quantification of transcriptomes from Nanopore long-read sequencing. bioRxiv August 12, 2020.

Jorge Ruiz-Orera, M.Mar Albà. Conserved regions in long non-coding RNAs contain abundant translation and protein–RNA interaction signatures. 2019. NARGAB 1:e2.

We are located at the Biomedical Informatics Research Program (GRIB, IMIM-UPF), Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB).