• Dr. Xevi Biarnés Fontal

Dr. Xevi Biarnés Fontal
Laboratorio de Bioquímica. Unidad de Bioinformática y Modelización Molecular
Chemical Biology and Biotechnology Group (GQBB)
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 93 267 20 00
Fax +34 93 205 62 66


Philosophy doctor (PhD) by the Universitat de Barcelona (2007), Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, 2008), Graduate in Chemistry (IQS, 2003). Post-doctorate in Structural Bioinformatics (International School for Advanced Studies – SISSA, 2008-2010).
Associate Professor, 2013 -
Research Assistant, 2010 - 2013



Bioinformatics (Degree in Biotechnology)
Advanced Bioinformatics (Masters in Bioengineering)
Biomolecular Modeling and Simulation (Masters in Bioengineering)
Informatics and Numerical Methods (Degree in Biotechnology)


Research Lines

  • Genomes bioinformatics analysis
  • Structural bioinformatics
  • Macromolecular modeling
  • Rational design of enzymes
  • Atomic level simulation of biological processes


Representatives publications

Updated list of publications and links to abstracts and main texts: https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=Yj6xIHIAAAAJ and https://planaslab.iqs.edu/research/bioinformatics-and-molecular-modeling-in-protein-structure-function-and-engineering/


Research Groups

Chemical Biology and Biotechnology Group (GQBB)