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.


Welcome to our research logistician in bioinformatics

Dr. Gipsi Lima-Mendez joined our institute this first October.  Her working time will be divided between LIBST (50%), ELI (30%) and SMCS...
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David Alsteens Receives 2019 Heinrich Emanuel Merck...

David Alsteens (LIBST, nBIO) is the laureate of the 2019 Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Science. The award ceremony took place during...
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Another path to mobilize antimicrobials in a commensal...

Streptococcus salivarius, a commensal bacterium dwelling in our gut, uses a secreted signaling peptide or pheromone to communicate with siblings...
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