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Being located in the heart of the University of Liege (Belgium) and physically integrated within the CHU of Liege, the GIGA is a major pole of research and development for activities in the biotech area.

Presentation of the GIGA in video

Exposés des lauréats du Fonds Léon Fredericq
Ce jeudi 5 mars, exposés des lauréats du Fonds Léon Fredericq, à l'amphi Léon Fredericq, de 16h à 17h30. Consultez le programme !
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Towards a new treatment for arterial thrombosis
Souad Rahmouni and Cécile Oury have identified a protein called DUSP3 as a potential anti-thrombotic drug target. This protein is produced inside platelets and plays a positive role in platelet activation, causing blood clot formation. Finding pharmacological agents to block this protein activity will probably be a starting point for the discovery of new anti-thrombotic drugs.
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The morbid genome : hereditary pathologies, simple and complex : inputs of the genomics
Vincent Bours' lecture explained the inputs of modern genomics in the understanding, screening and treatment of genetic diseases, in particular since the advent of the new generation sequencing (NGS Sequencing) in 2005.
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The winners of the Leon Frédéricq Fund - 2015 projects
As every year, many GIGA researchers benefit from Leon Frédéricq Fund grants. Let's remind that all the profits of the Womanrace that took place in Liège on March 1st will go to the Fund.
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Adam and his genome
The human genome : what have we learned through to the progress of genomics, regarding the structure, organisation and functioning of the genome? Summary of Carole Charlier's lecture given on February 9.
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Forthcoming seminars
10/03/2015 12:30
Jonathan Flint - University of Oxford
The role of genes in psychiatric disorders
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24/03/2015 12:30
Ulrich Steineifer - University Hospital Aachen
Cardiovascular engineering
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