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.


Meet René Rezsohazy’s lab

The Team, today…. Laure Bridoux, post-doctoral fellow (“Chargée de recherches”, FRS-FNRS ), Damien Marchese, PhD student (Teaching assistant,...
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Meet Pierre Morsomme's lab

The team The team in 2019 (from left to right): Guillemette van Raemdonck, Camille Lemaigre, Benjamin Ledoux, Sylvain Nootens, Louise Thines,...
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Adhesion of Staphylococcus aureus to human skin is...

Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterial pathogen that colonizes the skin and the nose of humans, and which can cause various diseases, such as eczema...
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