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Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in human and molecular Biology (IRIBHM)

Faculty of Medicine | Erasme Campus

Interfaculty institutes | IB²: Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics of Brussels

Interfaculty institutes | U-CRC: ULB Cancer Research Center

Interfaculty institutes | UNI, ULB Neuroscience Institute

(Code: ULB205)

Person in charge of the unit : PARMENTIER Marc.

Research at IRIBHM is centered mainly but not exclusively on the study of signal transduction in biology, from a variety of different viewpoints and
approaches: molecular genetics, molecular oncology, molecular enzymology and pharmacology, cell biology, theoretical modeling, developmental biology, gene
therapy. In the seventies and the eighties, the Institute has been a pioneer in the field on molecular endocrinology, initially applied to the thyroid gland
model. In the nineties, it has been amongst the first to apply reverse pharmacology and what is now called functional genomics to the study of G
protein-coupled receptors and genes of regulatory cascades. This led to  breakthroughs in a number of fields: control of cell proliferation by cyclic nucleotides,
oncogenesis, molecular pharmacology and enzymology,  AIDS

Campus : Campus Hospitalo-Fac
Campus Erasme
Location : Campus Erasme, Bat. C - niv. 4, 5 et 6 et IBMM, Campus Gosselies, niveau 3
Address : CP602
Phone number : +32-2-555.41.33 / 41.35
Fax : +32-2-555.46.55
E-mail :
Web site :

Disciplines CRef :

 • Biochemistry

 • Biophysics

 • Cancerology

 • Cell biology

 • Embryology (animal)

 • Endocrinology

 • Molecular and cellular pharmacology

 • Molecular biology

 • Molecular genetics

Domains of the unit :

 • Healthcare

 • Molecular Biology and Biotechnologies

 • Oncology