Louvain Institute of Biomolecular Science and Technology
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  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.


Yeast used as a model to understand human genetic diseases

The baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a simple living organism, functioning similarly to human cells. It is the first eukaryotic...
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Mechanobiology: Staphylococcus aureus under tension !

Staphylococcus aureus is an important bacterial pathogen which is a leading cause of biofilm-associated infections on indwelling medical devices....
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Doctor honoris causa

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Life Sciences Institute, honorary doctorates were awarded April 18, 2018, to two renowned biologists,...
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