Located in Argentina, the Institute of Biology and Experimental Medicine (IBYME) is a research centre which aims to promote the advancement of biological sciences and experimental medicine to improve human health. IBYME has a keen interest in establishing academic agreements with national and international institutions with similar goals, such as Lawson.

IBYME was founded on March 14, 1944 by Professor Bernardo A. Houssay, the first Argentinean to win a Nobel Prize (the 1947 Medicine or Physiology Award).

Since the very beginning, IBYME has been engaged in scientific research in order to contribute to the improvement of human health, quality of life, and socio-economic development of Argentina.

IBYME is mainly focused on basic and applied research, and training of pre and post-doctoral fellows, with a keen interest in establishing academic agreement with national and international peer institutions. A staff of over 280 researchers, fellows, technicians and assistants work in 34 laboratories dedicated to:

  • Cellular Biology
  • Cancer
  • Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Endocrinology
  • Reproduction