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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.

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The importance of the "U" in University Hospital
The importance of the "U" in University Hospital. These constant links between research and hospital, this is also the strength of GIGA. "It is this interaction that will further advance." Explanation on video on ULG TV.
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Briefing for the trainings of FOREM
There are a few remaining places left for the trainings organized by the training center FOREM-GIGA during the second half. If you are interested, a briefing will take place on August 26, 2014.
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An enzyme to keep in mind against Alzheimer's disease
The ITPKB enzyme is not responsible of Alzheimer's disease but leads to an aggravation of the amyloids' deposits and neurofibrillary degeneration when overexpressed in mice. An article regarding Stephan Schurmans' research edited in the FNRSnews.
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MicroRNAs, controllers of neuronal migration
In the context of a study published in Cell Reports, Laurent Nguyen’s team, of GIGA Neurosciences, has demonstrated for the first time the importance of microRNAs in the control of genes involved in cortical neuron migration.
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16K PRL, a possible candidate for treating thrombotic disorders
Ingrid Struman's team publishes an article in Nature Medicine about the 16K prolactin's effects, a fragment of the hormon prolactin which inhibits angiogenesis, and its interaction with the PAI-1 protein.
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Forthcoming seminars
25/09/2014 12:30
Paolo Giacobini - Inserm, Lille
To be determined
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02/10/2014 12:30 - 25/07/2014 14:35
Katrin Amunts - Aachen University
The human brain atlas - challenges and perspectives
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