About

 

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 setting up of interdisciplinary projects
  • to improve the scientific training of young researchers
  • to set up technological platforms available to the whole scientific community

 

Administrative organization

Head of the institute : François Chaumont   Vice-heads of the institute : Bernard Hallet and Yvan Larondelle       Administrative coordinator :...

Support

Our research at the LIBST is mainly funded by regional, federal and international grants.  However, philantropy can have an essential impact on our research efforts.  Financial gifts can...

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News

With the rise of multidrug-resistant bacteria,...

In an interview published in ScienceToday, the Dr Johann Mignolet, R&D project manager in the company Syngulon and visitor researcher in the LIBST (Pascal Hols’ lab, BGM), described how we...

One of our PhD student finalist of "ma thèse en 180...

Sebastian Worms (Patrice Soumillion Lab, BGM) joined the ”Ma these en 180 secondes”  contest, the french version of the "3 Minute thesis scientific vulgarization contest". On the 28/03,...

The second place of the “Ecotrophelia” contest for...

On the 24 of April, the Belgian federation of the food industry (FEVIA) welcomed 26 groups of students from different universities, high schools and secondary schools who conceived innovative ans...