Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, created in December 2000. The mission of the CRG is to discover and advance knowledge for the benefit of society, public health and economic prosperity. The CRG believes that the medicine of the future depends on the groundbreaking science of today. This requires an interdisciplinary scientific team focused on understanding the complexity of life from the genome to the cell to a whole organism and its interaction with the environment, offering an integrated view of genetic diseases. CRG is an international institute, with 65% of the PI and 78% of the PhD students being non-nationals.
- Since 2016 – Member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).
- Since 2012 – “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” seal by the Ministry of Research, Development and Innovation of Spain.
CRG has a successful external funding record:
- 20 European Research Council (ERC) grants
- 8 active H2020 projects, 5 of which coordinated by CRG PIs, (17 H2020 projects in total)
- 29 active FP7 projects, 7 of which coordinated by CRG PIs (74 FP7 projects in total)
- 2015 – 6th worldwide position in the health sector, according to Q1 – Ratio of Publications indicator in the 2015 Scimago Institutions Ranking report.