About us

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.

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Patrizio Lancellotti, winner of a prestigious ERC grant
Patrizio Lancellotti, Cécile Oury (GIGA-Cardiovascular Sciences) and Christine Jérôme, winners of a prestigious ERC (European Research Council) grant for the project "Prosthetic valve bioactive surface coating to reduce the prevalence of thrombosis pv-coat"
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International Brain Week
In Liège, The International Brain Week is taking place this week. GIGA-Neurosciences and the Ulg Neurology Department traditionally invite the general public to a science coffee and school audience to morning conferences.
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Somatic mutations in cancer.
As part of a cycle about genomic medicine in Verviers, Vincent Bours held last monday a conference regarding genetic mutations in cancer. Feel free to read the summary or watch the podcast here.
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The immunological homunculus: or how we learn to tolerate ourselves ?
Feel free to attend Pr Bruno Kyewski's conference (German Cancer Research Center) which will take place on March 16, at 16:00, in the academic room (XX Août), inaugural plenary lecture of the Professorship of Princess Lilian Foundation (mandatory registration).
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2 Telethon fundings for Vincent Seutin of the laboratory of the Neurophysiology (GIGA-Neurosicences)
These Telethon fundings (total amount : 50.000 €) are about a project studying the excitability of neurons of the central nervous system involved in the control of the sleep-wake cycle, as part of the Steinert's disease.
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Forthcoming seminars
02/04/2015 13:00
Guillaume Van Niel - Institut Curie, Paris
Exosomes: biogenesis and function(s) of intercellular nano-shuttles
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02/04/2015 17:00
Nicolas Bovy - GIGA
Analyse des propriétés anti-tumorales des exosomes endothéliaux dans le cancer du sein suite au transfert du microARN miR-503huttles
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