About

The Life Sciences Institute brings together more than 150 research staff working in the field of biology and using molecular and cellular tools.  The general objective is to create an environment favorable to high profile research activities.  More specific aims are as follows :

  • to promote high quality basic research in the life sciences
  • to promote applied projects that emerge from basic research
  • to attract young talented researchers and help them develop a successful team
  • to favor the transfer of know-how
  • to favor the setting up of interdisciplinary projects
  • to improve the scientific training of young researchers
  • to set up technological platforms available to the whole scientific community

 

Calendar

Imaging in Bacteria

Meeting of the contact group FNRS of Molecular Bacteriology 9h00-9h55 : Yves Dufrêne (UCL) Forces guiding staphylococcal adhesion 9h55-10h30 : Charles Van der Henst (EPFL, Lausanne and UNamur)...

Winter Meeting 2018 : "Oxidative Stress in Subcellular...

Deadline for registration and abstract submission : December 15, 2017....

News

For this second participation in the iGEM contest, the...

iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine), is a competition in the field of synthetic biology. Students from all over the world must find solutions to current societal issues using...

the 2017 UCLouvain iGEM Team will defend their project...

Once again, students of the ISV and different faculties of our university (biologists, bioengineer, engineers and economists) are taking part to the prestigious iGEM competition.  This worldwide...

New ERC Starting grant: NanoVirus

Prof. Dr David Alsteens is receiving a prestigious grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an ERC Starting Grant for excellent young researchers. The approximately 2 million euros will...