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Animal Physiology and Neurobiology Section
Mission
  • Functional genomics, proteomics and peptidomics in different model organisms (Caenorhabditis elegans, Drosophila melanogaster, Schistocerca, mouse, zebrafish.)
  • Identification and functional analysis of orphan G protein coupled receptor – ligand couples.
  • Study of the neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the control of locust reproduction and phase transition.
  • The role of hormones in embryonic development in vertebrates.
  • Molecular mechanisms of developmental and lesion induced plasticity of the mammalian brain.
Contact information
Head of Section: Prof. J. Vanden Broeck

Address:
Zoological Institute
Naamsestraat, 59 – box 2465
BE-3000 Leuven

Telephone: +32 16 324260
Fax: +32 16 323902