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May 14, 2018
UCL discovers a bacterial shield against the immune system
UCL Research - press release A major discovery at UCL in the fight against bacterial infections: Jean-François Collet and his team have discovered a new protein, CnoX, which plays a major role in defending bacteria against our immune system. Thanks to this discovery, UCL researchers...Click to know more
April 27, 2018
University of Louvain and Wageningen University launch...
Press release A-Mansia is the latest co-spin-off from the University of Louvain (UCL) and Wageningen University. It aims to develop Akkermansia-based products. Three years from now, a first nutritional supplement will become available, based on a gut bacterium called Akkermansia,...Click to know more
February 14, 2018
Bacteria = problem but also the solution
UCL Research – press release Johann Mignolet, post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of the professor Pascal Hols, did a major breakthrough on bacterial behavior during his researches at UCLouvain (Life Sciences Institute). He discovered that a bacterial inhabitant of the human gut...Click to know more
January 24, 2018
Unique agreement between UCL and NATO
UCL education - press release On 23 January 2018 UCL and NATO headquarters in Brussels signed a cooperation agreement in the field of translation. The objective is to facilitate the entry into the workforce of UCL translation students via internships and workshops commissioned by NATO...Click to know more
December 19, 2017
New UCL discovery in the fight against...
Research UCL - press release Researchers at the UCLouvain have made a major new discovery in the research on bacteria. Jean-François Collet, professor at UCL's de Duve Institute, and his team have shown that when you change the structure of a bacterium, you decrease its ability to detect...Click to know more