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 : René Rezsohazy   Vice-heads of the institute : Cathy Debier and Pierre Morsomme       Administrative coordinator : Michèle...


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...

Job opportunities

Post-doctoral position (2 years - possible extention) in Pascal Hol's lab :


Meet Cathy Debier's lab

The team today The PhD students currently working at the lab are Laura Pirard, Liesbeth Van Hassel, Sarah Vellemans, Zhuo Zhang and Alexandra Spinel. Apolline Goudmaeker and Gilles Tinant...

Meet René Rezsohazy’s lab

The Team, today…. Laure Bridoux, post-doctoral fellow (“Chargée de recherches”, FRS-FNRS ), Damien Marchese, PhD student (Teaching assistant, UCLouvain), Philippe Bombaerts and Raphaël...

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, Henri-François Renard, Antoine Deschamps, Jiry...