Strategic Research

Bioinformatics and Medical Statistics (BMS)

The Research Group in Bioinformatics and Medical Statistics (BMS), associated to the Systems Biology Department of the University of Vic, is a consolidated group recognized by the Catalan Government (Generalitat de Catalunya, ref. 2014SGR-596). It is an interdisciplinary group that includes life sciences, statistics and bioinformatics in a Systems Biology framework, with special emphasis on the study of the genetic basis of complex diseases.

Main research topics

  • Statistical Genetics and Medical Statistics
  • Computational Structural Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • Evolutionary genomics - Genome Bioinformatics - Systems Biology

Main projects

  • 1.

    Methods for identification of Genetic Profiles and Interactions

    MINECO-MTM2012-38067-C02-02. Coordinated projec of UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and UVic (Universitat de Vic). Period 2013-2015.

  • 2.

    Prediction of bladder cancer disease course using risk scores that combine molecular and clinical risk factors

    European project FP7-HEALTH-2007A- 201663-UROMOL. Coordinated project between 8 European groups from Denmark, Sweden, Holland and Spain. Period 2008-2013

  • 3.

    Modulation of immune receptors function as a novel therapeutic strategy for acute CNS damage

    Funding body: FUNDACIO LA MARATO DE TV3. Period 2012-2014



Bioinformatics expertise:

Group Leader:

M. Luz Calle Rosingana