VIB scientists overview

Structural biology

  • Nico Callewaert Lab

    • ERC group
    • ​Synthetic biology of the eukaryotic secretory system
    • Novel concepts in biopharmaceuticals
    • Novel technology for discovery of molecular biomarkers of disease
    • Engineering the Mycobacterium-host interface for better vaccines and drugs
  • Lucía Chávez-Gutiérrez Lab

    • ​​Intramembrane proteolytic mechanism
    • Quantitative enzymology
    • Structure and function of proteases in neurodegeneration
  • Rouslan Efremov Lab

    • ​Structure and conformational dynamics of membrane protein complexes by cryo-EM
    • Single particle cryo-EM method development
  • Remy Loris Lab

    • bacterial stress response and Toxin-Antitoxin modules
    • intrinsically disordered proteins
    • macromolecular crystallography and biophysics
  • Joris Messens Lab

    • Study of the proteins and mechanisms that control redox homeostasis
    • Biochemical, structural and quantum chemical expertise in thiol/redox-chemistry
  • Han Remaut Lab

    • ERC group
    • Helicobacter pylori Adhesion - Countering a life-long attachment to the host
    • Chaperone/Usher Pilus Assembly - Towards selective disarmament of adhesive fibers
    • Curli - Structural biology of controlled amyloid deposition
  • Savvas Savvides Lab

    • ​Pro-inflammatory signaling complexes mediated by TSLP
    • Extracellular signaling assemblies mediated by IL-12 family cytokines
    • Extracellular assembly and activation principles of oncogenic receptor tyrosine kinases
  • Jan Steyaert Lab

    • chaperone-assisted X-ray crystallography: xaperones
    • RNA modification: structure-function relationship of nucleoside and nucleic acid-modifying enzymes
  • Jan Tavernier Lab

    • ERC group
    • leptin receptors: molecular mechanisms underlying receptor activation upon ligand binding
    • MAPPIT two-hybrid toolbox based on JAK/STAT pathway
    • protein interactions important in the innate immune response
  • Peter Tompa Lab

    • ​Structural biology of disordered of proteins
    • Structure of “oversized” proteins
    • In-cell NMR of proteins
    • Bioinformatics of protein disorder
  • Shoshana Wodak Lab

    • ​Analysis of structural energetic and dynamic principles governing protein stability and protein interactions
    • Computational and bioinformatic analyses of Protein-protein, protein-DNA and protein-ligand interactions
    • Interaction proteomics: Quantitative and integrative computational approaches for analyzing physical and functional interactions between proteins at the cellular level