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The nickel-pincer on radio

On Saturday 12nd of January, Benoit Desguin (BGM) was invited together with André Füzfa (UNamur) and Christophe Snoeck (VUB) at the radio program Les Eclaireurs on La Première-RTBF. He talked about his research project "Biosynthesis and functions of the nickel-pincer cofactor". The video...
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Hox genes past, present and future of master regulator genes

The pioneering work of Ed Lewis, summarized in his founding paper published in Nature in 1978, forty years ago, revealed that the “homeotic” genes of the bithorax complex confer distinct identities to the different segments of the Drosophila melanogaster fruit fly. As early as 1978, it...
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Atomic force microscopy-based mechanobiology

Mechanobiology describes how biological systems respond to mechanical stimuli. In a Nature Reviews Physics review paper, together with several experts in the field, the nBio Team survey the basic principles, advantages and limitations of applying and combining atomic force microscopy-based...
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New ERC starting grant at the LIBST

Corentin Claeys Bouuaert received an "ERC starting grant".  This prestigious European funding will help him continue his research on the biochemistry of DNA during sexual reproduction. You can read more about him on this .  To dixcover Corentin and learn more about his project,...
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After rotifers, herpesviruses from the LIBST on radio

On Saturday 22nd of September, Martin Delguste (nBio) was invited together with Angélique Léonard (Uliège) and Olivier Kaufmann (UMons) at the radio program Les Eclaireurs on La Première-RTBF. He talked about his PhD project “Deciphering cell-herpesvirus interactions using atomic force...
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