Biotechnology in Belgium

 

Genetics of micro-organisms

 

Address

Prof. René F. Matagne
Genetics of micro-organisms
Institute of Vegetal Biology, B22
University of Liège
Sart Tilman
B-4000 Liège (Belgium)
Tel. : +32- 4- 366 38 20 or 27
Fax : +32- 4- 366 38 40

 

Department data

Founded: 1981
Total staff: 16
Senior Researchers: 4
Junior researchers: 6
Outstanding collaborators: Dr Monique DINANT, Dr. Roland LOPPES & Dr. Claire REMACLE

 

Keywords for research activities

- genetics
- molecular biology
- microbiology of algae
- Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
- psychrophilic algae

 

Research topics

- extrachromosomal genetics (mitochondria, chloroplasts)
- role of mitochondrial respiration in photosynthetic organisms
- molecular mechanisms controlling gene expression under stress conditions
- molecular mechanisms of adaptation to cold environment

 

Technologies

- genetic analysis
- genetic engineering
- mutagenesis
- DNA, RNA and protein analyses
- cell culture

 

 

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Last updated  29-11-2004


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