C : Host-microbe interactions

This section covers all aspects of the interactions between parasites, fungi, bacteria, viruses and their hosts. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, antimicrobial innate and adaptive immunity, immune evasion strategies, antimicrobial vaccine development, cross-kingdom interactions, entry and replication mechanisms of microbes in their host, antimicrobial drug discovery, and microbial pathogenesis.

Spokespersons :

  • Prof. Dr. Françoise Van Bambeke, Directrice de Recherche FNRS, Faculté de pharmacie et des sciences biomédicales, Louvain Drug Research Institute, UC Louvain, Woluwe.
  • back chair:  Prof. Dr. Xavier Saelens, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology (UGent).

Other board members in that section :
Xavier De Bolle, Françoise Van Bambeke, Jean-Claude Dujardin and Anne Op de Beeck