Louvain Institute of Biomolecular Science and Technology

  The Louvain Institute of Biomolecular Science and Technology 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 sett About


The LIBST aims at understanding and applying biological mechanisms related to developmental, physiological and pathological processes in animals, plants and microorganisms using molecular and cellular approaches.


GMO plants that make you feel good

Marc Boutry, one of our PI, has just published a book (in French) entitled: "Des plantes OGM qui vous veulent du bien" at Regards Editions....
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A new phase in meiosis

In a paper published in Nature, LIBST member Corentin Claeys Bouuaert and colleagues demonstrate that the formation of DNA double-strand breaks...
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Unravelling the molecular secrets of yeast sexuality

In a paper published in Communications Biology, a LIBST group and the Lipke team (USA) - use single-cell fluidic force microscopy to investigate...
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