INSTITUTE FOR BIOENGINEERING OF CATALONIA
BLOC project co-coordinator
Dr. Javier Ramón (orcid.org/0000-0002-3636-8013) is the co-PI and lead researcher at IBEC of the multiorgan-on-chips aspects of the project.
From 2017, ICREA Professor Javier Ramon is Junior Group Leader at the Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in Barcelona, Spain. After doctorate he performed a post-doctoral stay under the direction of professor Mizutani at Hyogo University in Japan on lithography fabrication, microfluidics and dielectrophoresis technic (2009-2011). After this post-doctoral stay in Hyogo University (2011) he was hired by the Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR) at Tohoku University as Assistant Researcher. The AIMR-WPI institute is the third most relevant institute in Japan and one worldwide reference in material science. He joined the group of Prof. Matsue in the device/ systems group and in April 2013 he was promoted to Assistant Professor. In this position, he was working in the integration of biosensors technology with stem cell, biomaterials and tissue engineering research (2011-2014).