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Jobs @ MBC
Jobs outside of MBC
MAmmalian Protein-Protein Interaction Trap – MAPPIT
VIB – Proteomics Expertise Center (PEC)
Resources for employees
Welcome to the website of the Medical Biotechnology Center
The Medical Biotechnology Center (MBC) is a VIB UGent Department
Department Director: Prof. Dr. Nico Callewaert
"Cutting edge bioinformatics to process Omics experiments data and extract relevant research questions."
"Innovative biotechnology to study, diagnose and treat immune-system related disease."
“Novel vaccines and antivirals against respiratory viruses such as influenza and RSV. ”
“Our unique mass spec proteomics approach enables us to shed light on biologically relevant protein modifications.”
"We aim to deepen fundamental understanding of receptor functioning to advance human health."
“Innovative technologies to create and improve organism wide protein-protein interaction maps.”
Upcoming Talks @ MBC
Pathmanaban Ramasamy (Group Martens ) & Louis Delhaeye (Group Eyckerman)
Speech at 5 pm - New year - Center for Medical Biotechnology
Delphine Masschaele (Group Tavernier) and Sven Degroeve (Group Martens)
Documents and info for newcomers
Recent MBC Articles
The Interactome of the Glucocorticoid Receptor and Its Influence on the Actions of Glucocorticoids in Combatting Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases.
Hierarchical and redundant roles of activating FcγRs in protection against influenza disease by M2e-specific IgG1 and IgG2a antibodies.
Production and Purification of Recombinant Filamentous Bacteriophages Displaying Immunogenic Heterologous Epitopes.
A glycomics-based test predicts the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis.
Immuno-modulating properties of saliphenylhalamide, SNS-032, obatoclax, and gemcitabine.
Regulation of Kynurenine Biosynthesis during Influenza Virus Infection.
De novo design of a biologically active amyloid.
Uncoordinated regulation of focal adhesions and cytoskeletal tension due to the loss of a-type lamins.
Increased Protein Degradation Improves Influenza Virus Nucleoprotein-Specific CD8+ T Cell Activation In Vitro but Not in C57BL/6 Mice.
Peptide-level Robust Ridge Regression Improves Estimation, Sensitivity, and Specificity in Data-dependent Quantitative Label-free Shotgun Proteomics.