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.


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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FASD thanks LIBST for its support during the coronavirus...

Thanks to the support of our institute, the "Fédération de l'aide et des soins à Domicile (FASD)" has been able to equip its "courageous bees"...
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Bacterial pathogens with a strong grip

During pathogenesis, bacterial pathogens adhere to host surfaces through specific receptor-ligand bonds that experience strong hydrodynamic...
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