VIB scientists overview

Drosophila

  • Stein Aerts Lab

    • ​cellular decision making and genome regulation
    • single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics
    • systems biology of gene regulation
    • gene regulatory networks in the Drosophila brain and retina
    • high-throughput enhancer assays and computational enhancer models
  • Bioinformatics Service Lab

    • ​​data analysis and interpretation of sequence data 
    • spatial and  single-cell transcriptomics
    • genomics - transcriptomics
  • Georg Halder Lab

    • ​Mechanisms that control organ growth, cancer and regeneration
    • Liver cancer and liver regeneration
    • The Hippo signaling pathway
    • Regenerative biology
    • Mouse and Drosophila genetics
  • Albena Jordanova Lab

    • ​molecular genetics
    • neurodegeneration
    • aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, Gypsy/Roma population

     

  • Dietmar Schmucker Lab

    • ​molecular mechanisms of neuronal wiring
    • specificity of molecular recognition processes mediated by membrane receptors
  • Ludo Van Den Bosch Lab

    • ​acute and chronic axonal and neuronal degeneration and regeneration
    • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, hereditary motor neuropathy, frontotemporal dementia and stroke as a paradigm for acute neurodegeneration
  • Patrik Verstreken Lab

    • ​identification of novel genes with a role in synaptic transmission
    • investigation of single types of synapses with a combination of Drosophila genetics, electrophysiology, electron microscopy and live imaging
  • Kevin Verstrepen Lab

    • Evolutionary mechanisms underlying hyper-evolvable properties
    • Yeast genetics and epigenetics
    • Importance of tandem repeats as drivers of genetic change