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List of omics@vib project topics

For the current omics@VIB call, VIB provides 5 positions for integrative biology postdocs. Many VIB laboratories are suggesting an integrative biology topic for this program as indicated in the list below. You are free to select the topic of your own choice from the list and to design a 3 years postdoctoral project addressing this topic. More information on the laboratory of your choice as well as on the contact information is available through the links provided below. Please contact the group leader(s) in charge of this topic before submitting your final application. 

 

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Bioinformatics / Genomics / Proteomics / Structural Biology / Imaging


Kris Gevaert Lab
In-depth analysis and functional validation of the substrates and interactors of the cytosolic metallo-carboxypeptidases using interactomics and contemporary protease degradomics
e-mail

SWITCH Lab
 Proteome-wide identification of misfolded and aggregated proteins that drive Hsf-1 activation in cancer cells
e-mail / e-mail

Joris Messens Lab
Surviving oxidative stress: a redox proteomics approach
e-mail

Kevin Verstrepen Lab
Evolution and function of variable tandem repeats in regulatory genes - a genome-wide integrated search for "missing heritability"
e-mail

Jan Steyaert Lab
Nanobodies, phage display, yeast display & FACS: building on an integrative approach to study transient protein protein interaction networks
e-mail


Jeroen Raes Lab
Combining multi-omics to investigate host-microbiome interplay towards personalized medicine approaches
>>> see also microbiology and inflammation/immunity
e-mail 

Nico Callewaert Lab
Focusing genome-wide analysis of DNA in biofluids on somatically mutated sequences
e-mail

Lennart Martens Lab
Finding the unexpected: a deep analysis of omics data for the rarest but most interesting of events
e-mail


Steven Maere Lab
A novel integrative biology approach to reverse engineer crosstalk between plants stress response pathways under field conditions
>>> see also plant biology
e-mail

Chris Guerin Lab
Applying Image-Omics approaches to develop correlative light and electron microsocpy in three dimensional data sets
e-mail

Cancer

Chris Marine Lab
Intramelanoma heterogeneity, hierarchy and fate behaviour inferred by in vivo lineage tracing and single cell genomics
e-mail

Geert Berx Lab
Genetic and Epigenetic regulation of EMT during Melanoma Progression
e-mail 

Peter Carmeliet Lab
Targeting endothelial cell proliferation using a combination of transcriptomics and metabolomics
>>> see also cardiovascular research
e-mail  


Sarah-Maria Fendt Lab
Elucidation of metabolic pathway cross-regulation: Integrated analysis of metabolite concentrations, metabolic fluxes and cellular physiology
email

Claudia Bagni Lab
An “omic” approach to elucidate shared pathways in neurodevelopment and cancer progression in Fragile X
>>> see also neuroscience
e-mail

Cardiovascular research

Peter Carmeliet Lab
Targeting endothelial cell proliferation using a combination of transcriptomics and metabolomics
>>> see also cancer
e-mail 

 
Massimo Santoro Lab
Integrating global-metabolomic profiles with genome-wide approaches in zebrafish angiogenesis
e-mail  


Immunity/Inflammation

Adrian Liston Lab
Dissecting the context effect of transcriptional networks in regulatory and effector T cells 
e-mail

Jeroen Raes Lab
Combining multi-omics to investigate host-microbiome interplay towards personalized medicine approaches
>>> see also microbiology and bioinformatics/genomics/ proteomics/structural biology
e-mail

Mohamed Lamkanfi Lab
Deciphering the pathophysiological mechanisms of NOD-Like Receptor X1 (NLRX1) in pulmonary infection through global analysis of the transcriptome and proteome
e-mail


Bart Lambrecht Lab & Yvan Saeys (Yves Van de Peer Lab)
Exploring dendritic cell speciation using systems immunology
e-mail / e-mail 

Claude Libert Lab
Secretome analysis of choroid plexus epithelial cells during peripheral inflammation and its role in blood-brain communication
>>> see also neuroscience
e-mail


Microbiology

Johan Thevelein Lab
Application of whole-genome complex trait analysis to elucidate a novel nutrient signaling pathway in yeast
e-mail

Han Remaut Lab
The role of bacterial interactomes in commensal versus pathogenic ecology
e-mail

Patrick Van Dijck Lab
Investigation towards - and modeling of the mechanism by which methionine induces morphogenesis in Candida albicans (biofilms) by integrating transcriptome, metabolome and genome-wide protein-protein interaction data
e-mail

Jeroen Raes Lab
Combining multi-omics to investigate host-microbiome interplay towards personalized medicine approaches
>>> see also inflammation/immunity and bioinformatics/ genomics/proteomics/structural biology
e-mail 



Neuroscience

Patrik Verstreken Lab
Genome wide fruit fly knock out libraries to screen for novel genes in neuronal communication
e-mail

Wim Annaert Lab
Subcellular proteomics/lipidomics as an integrative approach to identify novel targets in neurodegenerative diseases
e-mail 

 
Emre Yaksi Lab
Studying neural circuit computations regulating fear in zebrafish by using functional brain imaging, optogenetics and close loop control of animal behavior
e-mail 

 
Fabian Kloosterman Lab
Knowing where you are and where to go: brain-wide functional mapping and dissection of neural circuit computations supporting spatial navigation in rodents
email


Bassem Hassan Lab
Probing and modelling the emergence of synaptic connections during neural circuit development in vivo
e-mail 

Matthew Holt Lab
Omics driven engineering of the mouse genome: generating novel transgenic solutions for neuroscience research
e-mail 

Vincent Bonin Lab
Combining computational, imaging and optogenetic approaches to investigate visual processing in the awake mouse brain
e-mail 

Albena Jordanova Lab
Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration  using transcriptomics and functional genomics approaches in Drosophila
e-mail

Claude Libert Lab
Secretome analysis of choroid plexus epithelial cells during peripheral inflammation and its role in blood-brain communication
>>> see also inflammation/immunity
e-mail

Rose Goodchild Lab
Gene mutations to neurological disease: How can we exploit 'omics and molecular or neurobiological network modeling to better understand the development of dystonia?
e-mail

Claudia Bagni Lab
An “omic” approach to elucidate shared pathways in neurodevelopment and cancer progression in Fragile X
>>> see also cancer
e-mail


Plant Biology


Wout Boerjan Lab
Association genetics of the Arabidopsis aromatic metabolome aided by Candidate Substrate Product Pair (SCPP) network building to systematically discover genes involved in metabolic conversions
e-mail

Geert De Jaeger Lab & Ive De Smet Lab
Isolation of new regulators of cell proliferation in Arabidopsis thaliana by mapping the phosphoproteome and interactome dynamics upon cell cycle activation
e-mail / e-mail

Frank Van Breusegem Lab
Oxidative modifications in plants, integrating ome-wide approaches
e-mail

Jenny Russinova Lab
Signal integration and specificity of plant receptor-mediated signaling networks: how brassinosteroids make stomata?
e-mail

Mieke Van Lijsebettens Lab
Unraveling the molecular mechanism of improved plant performance in epilines using genome-wide technology
e-mail

Steven Maere Lab
A novel integrative biology approach to reverse engineer crosstalk between plants stress response pathways under field conditions
>>> see also bioinformatics/genomics /proteomics/structural biology
e-mail 

Lieven De Veylder Lab
Diatom life cycle regulation in a changing environment
e-mail

Ive De Smet Lab 
PhosphoGrowthNet: Mapping phosphorylation-dependent gene regulatory networks during Arabidopsis growth
e-mail 

 
Moritz Nowack Lab
Systems Biology and Modelling of developmental Programmed Cell Death in Arabidopsis thaliana
e-mail 
 

 

 
  
This program is cofinanced by the European Commission Marie Curie FP7 People Cofund.
 
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