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.


The nickel-pincer on radio

On Saturday 12nd of January, Benoit Desguin (BGM) was invited together with André Füzfa (UNamur) and Christophe Snoeck (VUB) at the radio...
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Hox genes past, present and future of master regulator genes

The pioneering work of Ed Lewis, summarized in his founding paper published in Nature in 1978, forty years ago, revealed that the “homeotic”...
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Atomic force microscopy-based mechanobiology

Mechanobiology describes how biological systems respond to mechanical stimuli. In a Nature Reviews Physics review paper, together with several...
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