Vakgroep Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen
Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen (DBIT)
13/01/2016 - 10:15

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel received 3 European Research Council starting Grants. Prof. Wim De Malsche was awarded for Exploiting Vortices to Suppress Dispersion and Reach New Separation Power Boundaries.
 

10/12/2015 - 17:00

On December 10th, 2015 San HADŽI obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Structural and thermodynamic basic of transcription regulation of the higBA2 toxin-antitoxin module from Vibrio cholerae
Promotoren: Prof. Dr. Remy Loris & Prof. Dr. Jurij Lah
Joint PhD with the University of Ljubljana

08/12/2015 - 16:00

On 8th December 2015 Van Overmeire Eva obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Characterization and regulation of distinct macrophage subsets during tissue injury and tumor growth
promotoren: Prof. Dr. ir. Jo Van Ginderachter & Prof. Dr. Patrick De Baetselier

30/11/2015 - 16:00

On November 30th 2015 Pallab Bhowmick obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
The role of structural disorder in the degradation signal in the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Peter Tompa
Co-promotor: Dr. Mainak Guharoy

28/10/2015 - 17:00

On October 28th 2015 Jozef Dingemans obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to the cystic fibrosis lung and the role of shear stress in disrupting alginate matrix biofilms
Promotors: Prof. Dr. em. Pierre Cornelis & Prof. Dr. Daniël Charlier

25/09/2015 - 17:00

On September 25th 2015 Audrey Rivière obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Bifidogenic and butyrogenic effects of prebiotic arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides, a kinetic and molecular approach
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst

25/08/2015 - 17:00

On August 25th 2015 Liu Han obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Characterization of a transcription factor involved in the regulation of β-alanine metabolism in the hyperthermoacidophilic archaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius
Promotors: Prof. Dr. Eveline Peeters & Prof. Dr. Daniël Charlier

05/08/2015 - 10:45

Twee publicaties in Nature over het receptor-activeringsmechanisme van pijnstillende en verslavende eigenschappen van opiate alkaloïden. Een internationaal team van wetenschappers onder wie Jan Steyaert en Toon Laeremans (VIB / Vrije Universiteit Brussel) hebben de structurele basis voor mORactivatie ontrafeld.

03/07/2015 - 16:00

On July 3th 2015 Thi Loan Anh NGUYEN obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Exploration of factors shaping gut microbiota composition and immunological contribution in gastrointestinal disorders
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Jeroen Raes
Co-promotor: Prof. Dr. Adrian Liston

Joint PhD with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)

24/06/2015 - 14:45

Een nieuw biotech bedrijf werd opgericht: Confo Therapeutics, een spin-off van VIB en de Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Een sterk syndicaat  geleid door Capricorn Health-Tech Fund, en met Qbic en SOFI investeren in een eerste closing van €3 Mio. Deze middelen zullen worden ingezet om het innovatieve CONFO® technologieplatform verder te ontwikkelen en om nieuwe geneesmiddelen te ontwikkelen.

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