UNESCO Chair in Bioethics


  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Faculty of Law
  • Ave. Diagonal, 684
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu
  • Master in Bioethics and Law
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • master.bd@ub.edu


Joan Serrano

  • Ph.D. (c) in Biomedicine at the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory of the University of Barcelona.

  • Master's Degree in Translational Medicine at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biomedicine at the University of Barcelona

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Barcelona.

  • Student of a Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics and the Degrees in Anthropology and Psychology at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

  • Interdisciplinary researcher at the Bioethics and Law Observatory.

  • Collaborator of the editorial team of the journal Revista de Bioética y Derecho, published by the University of Barcelona.

  • Specialization courses in functional diversity, autism, neuroimaging and neuroelectrophysiology, among others, at the Hospital del Mar and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

  • University extension courses in Evaluation of biomedical research projects at the Vall d'Hebron Hospital, and Equality, non-discrimination and violence at the University of Barcelona.

  • He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Glasgow, Parasitology Unit.

  • He has been a collaborator in different Units at the University of Barcelona, ​​including the Ethics Committee for Animal Experimentation, Cytometry, the Department of Biology, Health and the Environment, and the Department of Physiology and Immunology.