iimena

Integrating Informatics and Metabolic Engineering for the biosynthesis of Novel Antibiotics

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The iimena-project aims to integrate state-of-the art screening technologies, bioinformatics and metabolic engineering approches in order to identify and characterize novel secondary metabolites from actinomycetes, which can become lead-candidates for antibiotic drug development.

The iimena-project is funded by a Challenge Grant of the:

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A picture called “Fungal competition” authored by Rachel Serrano, researcher at Fundación MEDINA, has won the modality of sustainable agriculture of the Fotciencia”15 contest.
March 7, 2018
The picture shows the result of the confrontation between an endophytic fungus, living inside plant tissues and a phytopathogen using a co-culture technique. It allows the in vitro simulatio...
Iimena meeting at Fundacion Medina
February 9, 2018
On Feb 9th, four DTU scientists met at Fundación Medina in Granada to discuss the progress of the screening-related work packages of the iimena Challenge Grant project. “It is great to see t
Fundación MEDINA keeps working on the investigation of new antibiotics
January 15, 2018
Fundación MEDINA keeps working on the investigation of new antibiotics and is one of the three participants of the Project IIMENA “Integration of Informatics and Metabolic Engineering for th