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Formation and degradation of the oncometabolite D-2-hydroxyglutarate
Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016
Enzymes are classically thought to catalyze chemical reactions highly specifically.
Parkinson's disease: a study centre is now on wheels
NCER-PD Flying Team
Published on Monday, 15 February 2016
Thanks to a generous donation from the André et Henriette Losch Foundation, in future it will be easier for Parkinson's patients to participate in the Luxembourg Parkinson's study. Today, André Los...
Jeudis des sciences: Wissenschaft hautnah erleben
Event date: Thursday, 25 February 2016
Hour:  17:30 19:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, Hörsaal B02
New approaches for Parkinson's treatment?
Loss of the DJ1 gene in nerve cells (in green) impairs the transport of mitochondria (in red) and important metabolic pathways of the cellular respiration.
Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2016
Researchers at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and partners in Constance, Munich and Bochum are studying the causes of premature ageing of neuro...
Open Day at the University of Luxembourg
Open Day 2016 at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 09 March 2016
The countdown is on: on Saturday, 19 March 2016, the Belval Campus of the University of Luxembourg in Esch-sur-Alzette is opening its doors from 09.00 to 16.00 and inviting prospective students, pa...
Guided tours of the LCSB during the UL Open Day in Belval
Event date: Saturday, 19 March 2016
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir - Campus Belval
Jens Schwamborn leads international consortium on Parkinson’s disease
Published on Monday, 21 March 2016
In a new international research project, funded by the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) with 1.5 Mio Euro, researchers from Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, The Netherlan...
LCSB Researchers breaking researcher stereotypes in high schools
Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016
From 14 to 18 March, 6 scientists from the LCSB took part in the 6th edition of the “Chercheurs à l’école”. The FNR is organising this event yearly with the aim to present the students the life of...
LCSB researchers refute textbook knowledge
Structure of the HIF1A protein. Based on PyMOL rendering of PDB 1h2k. © Emw - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8814820
Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016
What happens when macrophage immune cells are activated in the course of an inflammation to combat pathogens such as bacteria or viruses? Researchers of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicin...
André Losch, supporter and friend of the University, has passed away
Published on Tuesday, 29 March 2016
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) mourns the loss of André Losch, an important Luxembourg figure in business and philanthropy — and a passionate supporter of the University of Lu...
Economic mission to Finland
Event date: Monday, 09 May 2016
Hour:  17:00 12-05 | 17:00
Gut model HuMiX works like the real thing
HuMiX (Human Microbial Cross-talk)
Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016
One of the most complex human organs is the digestive tract: Here, the body comes into contact with all manner of diet-derived compounds and with countless bacteria. Scientists from the Luxembourg...
International Clinical Trials' Day
Event date: Friday, 27 May 2016
Hour:  18:00 21:00
Place:  Utopolis Belval
PhD Retreat: Life after a PhD
Event date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Hour:  9:00 17:00
Place:  Abbaye de Neumünster
A new plasma quality control assay for metabolomics
Published on Friday, 24 June 2016
Researchers from IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have investigated the impact of variations in tempe...
Art2Cure 2016
Event date: Saturday, 25 June 2016
Hour:  15:00 09-09 | 19:00
Place:  Galerie L'Indépendance of the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL)
Art for a good cause
Art2Cure 2016
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
Paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints by 28 Luxembourgish and international artists have been on display at “Galerie l’Indépendance” at the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL...
"Ordre de Mérite" for Prof. Rudi Balling
Rudi Balling
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
Prof. Rudi Balling, director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), was bestowed the Order of Merit by Grand Duke Henri for his contribution to research.
PhD retreat: Life after PhD
Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016
What could your life look like after your PhD, if you chose to pursue a career outside of academia? And how to best plan your next career steps? These and other questions related to career and pers...
ATTRACT Fellow Prof Hiller to take up prestigious role in Germany
Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Outgoing FNR ATTRACT Fellow Prof Karsten Hiller may be leaving Luxembourg to take on a new challenge, but his relationship with the Grand Duchy is far from over.
Launch of the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology
Published on Thursday, 14 July 2016
Microorganisms, despite their notorious reputation as disease-causing agents, play essential roles in our daily lives and are integral to the maintenance of human health. Startling is the fact that...
Luxembourg becomes European data hub in biomedicine
ELIXIR Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016
Sciences such as biology and biomedicine are generating gigantic amounts of research data from the analysis of genomes and gene products. Often, however, these data are only kept in one place, maki...
Last Chance to enroll for Extraordinary Seminar
European Court of Justice (ECJ), © G. Fessy, CJUE
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
This event about personal data within the financial, insurance and medical sectors, organised by the “Union Internationale des Avocats” (UIA), will take place on the 30 September and the 1st Octobe...
Call for Proposals for PMC Fund
Published on Friday, 26 August 2016
After a successful trial for the PMC PUMP PRIME Fund for 2015/2016, the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) is launching the 2017 Call for proposals.
LCSB welcomes Parliamentary Friendship League Japan-Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 09 September 2016
Members of the Parliamentary Friendship League Japan-Luxembourg have visited the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg on 5 September 2016. Founded in 1987, this...
University of Luxembourg among the 180 best universities in the world
Times Higher Education logo
Published on Wednesday, 21 September 2016
The University of Luxembourg climbed to position 178 among the best universities in the world in the latest edition of the renowned “Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings”, improvi...
Workshop : Personal data protection within the financial, insurance and medical sectors
Event date: Thursday, 29 September 2016
Hour:  18:00 02-10 | 10:00
The quest for cell fate determinants
Antonio del Sol
Published on Friday, 30 September 2016
Stem cells generate different types of cell—that much is known. But what factors decide which way a stem cell will differentiate? This is one of the key questions that researchers led by Professor...
11th Annual Meeting of the GEoPD Consortium & 3rd International Parkinson´s Disease Symposium
Event date: Thursday, 06 October 2016
Hour:  8:00 20:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir
Weitverbreitete Missverständnisse über die Evolution
Event date: Monday, 10 October 2016
Hour:  19:30 21:00
Place:  Room 3.530, Maison du Savoir
Sick or healthy? Bacterial metabolism tells us which – and why
Patient measuring his blood sugar.
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
The human gut is a complex ecosystem: Countless bacteria colonise it and help us to digest our food. Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxemb...
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visits the LCSB
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
On September 29 2016, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visited the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg, on Campus Belval.
Mathematical Modelling of Biochemical Networks
Event date: Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Hour:  13:30 17:30
Place:  Conference room, LCSB BT2
Lush Young Researcher Prize awarded to HuMiX researcher
Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Last Friday, Lush, the British cosmetic company, awarded its Young Researcher Prize to Dr Pranjul Shah for HuMiX, an “organ-on-chip” technology he co-developed while a postdoc in the Eco-Systems Bi...
Event date: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Hour:  13:00 15:00
Place:  Conference room, LCSB BT2
Laboratory Automation
Event date: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Hour:  15:00 16:45
Place:  Conference room, LCSB BT2
Official inauguration of the Scienteens Lab on Belval Campus
Scienteens Lab - De Labo fir Jonker
Published on Thursday, 24 November 2016
Her Royal Highness the Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, patroness of the “Scienteens Lab - De Labo fir Jonker”, has officially inaugurated the new laboratory and disciplines offered to high-...
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation visits the University
Olga Golodets and Rainer Klump
Published on Thursday, 24 November 2016
On 24 November 2016, Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, visited the University of Luxembourg.
Life Sciences PhD Days 2016
Event date: Thursday, 24 November 2016
Hour:  8:30 25-11 | 18:00
Place:  Room 3.530, Maison du Savoir
Digital microbes for munching yourself healthy
Ines Thiele
Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Hundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food. The metabolic processes of these bacteria are not only tremendously important to our health—they are al...
Researchers’ Days 2016
Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016
On 2 and 3 December 2016, Rockhal became a big research lab, with more than 20 interactive workshops for both children and adults!
microGUT awarded at the European Venture Summit
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
microGUT promoting startup - OrgaMime - was among the 8 emerging Life Sciences companies awarded during the 2016
Researchers find a potential target for anti-Alzheimer treatments
Enrico Glaab
Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have identified a gene that may provide a new starting point for developing treatments for Alzheim...
Bioinformatics Core joins Project SYSCID
Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017
The international consortium of the new European research project SYSCID (“A systems medicine approach to chronic inflammatory disease“) aims to develop a personalised medicine approach for inflamm...
Prof. Michel Mittelbronn to implement neuropathology in Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017
Beginning of January 2017, renowned neuropathologist Professor Dr. Michel Mittelbronn joined the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) in a joint appointment with the Luxembourg Institute of Health (...
Genomic Medicine
Event date: Monday, 23 January 2017
Hour:  19:30 20:30
Place:  Maison du savoir, Salle 3.530, Université de Luxembourg à Esch-Belval
Speaker: Sir John Burn, Professor of Clinical Genetics, Newcastle University
Biological experiments become transparent – anywhere, any time
Paul Wilmes
Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Biological experiments are generating increasingly large and complex sets of data. This has made it difficult to reproduce experiments at other research laboratories in order to confirm – or refute...
Three VIP participants joined the Luxembourg Parkinson Study
Published on Monday, 20 February 2017
On February 10, Prof. Dr Rainer Klump, the President of the University of Luxembourg, Dr Marc Schiltz, the Secretary General of the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) and Prof. Dr Rudi Balling, t...
2nd Hands-on Light Microscopy Workshop
Event date: Monday, 20 February 2017
Hour:  9:00 24-02 | 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Université du Luxembourg 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Excellent grades for the LCSB in external evaluation
Published on Wednesday, 08 March 2017
The Minister for Higher Education and Research, Marc Hansen, presented the results of the external evaluation of the University of Luxembourg at a press conference on Monday, 28 February 2017 in th...
Biomedical research supported by Rotary
Published on Friday, 10 March 2017
The Rotary Clubs from Luxembourg have successfully supported brain research for years now. In order to further endorse biomedical research, the Rotary Clubs from Luxembourg, in collaboration with t...
Luxembourg researchers decipher how the body controls stem cells
Alexander Skupin
Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Stem cells are unspecialised cells that can develop into any type of cell in the human body. So far, however, scientists only partially understand how the body controls the fate of these all-rounde...
New edition of Espoir-en-tête® features Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Event date: Sunday, 19 March 2017
Hour:  10:30 13:00
How to Build a Billion Dollar Company
Event date: Monday, 27 March 2017
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Room n°3.110, Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval
Bachelor programme in medicine to be established
Medecine bachelor
Published on Thursday, 30 March 2017
The government has decided to establish new medical training programmes in Luxembourg within the next years.
LCSB start-up ITTM and Abbvie collaborate on Alzheimer’s disease map
Published on Wednesday, 05 April 2017
ITTM S.A. and AbbVie Germany, announced yesterday that they signed a two-year agreement to build a comprehensive up-to-date knowledge map for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Brain tissue from a petri dish
Tissu cérébral dans une boîte de Petri
Published on Thursday, 13 April 2017
The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it – ones that could help us to u...
Michael J Fox Foundation visits Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 11 May 2017
Members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) visited the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, the Integrated Biobank of Luxe...
Luxembourg Microbiology Day
Event date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Hour:  13:00 18:00
Place:  Laboratoire National de Santé
Nobel Turing Challenge - Talk of Prof. Hiroaki Kitano
Event date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Hour:  19:30 20:30
Place:  Room 3.500, Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval
First Luxembourg Microbiology Day
Published on Friday, 12 May 2017
On 11 May, the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology (LSfM) organised its first national conference, the “1st Luxembourg Microbiology Day”.
Lancement du projet de recherche SYS-T-Act
Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017
Le fardeau des allergies ne cesse de s’alourdir, touchant un nombre croissant de personnes au Luxembourg et dans le monde.
Erythritol – the sweetener produced by our body
Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017
An international research team where researchers of the TU Braunschweig were involved identified the sugar alcohol erythritol to be a biomarker for developing adiposity. No such biomarker was known...
New ITTM partnership for secure genomic analysis in Europe
Published on Friday, 26 May 2017
Fabric Genomics, a global computational genomics company offering data analysis and clinical reporting tools, announced today that it has partnered with data management company ITTM S.A. (Informati...
LuxCLIN conference “eClinical Research: getting virtual and personal”
Event date: Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Hour:  8:15 31-05 | 20:00
Place:  Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg (CHL) Amphithéâtre
­­­BTech and HuMiX awarded at Luxembourg Healthcare Summit
Published on Friday, 16 June 2017
First held in 2014, the Luxembourg Healthcare Summit is a central event for idea exchange and networking for healthcare professionals and researchers in the country and beyond. More than 100 partic...
Prof Luonan Chen - Hunt for the tipping points of diseases by dynamic network biomarkers
Event date: Monday, 19 June 2017
Hour:  16:00 18:30
Place:  House of Biomedicine II
Luxembourg Parkinson Study celebrates 2nd birthday
Event date: Friday, 30 June 2017
Hour:  14:00 17:00
New platform makes a wealth of data accessible
ELIXIR-LU, A distributed infrastructure for life science information
Published on Thursday, 31 August 2017
With ELIXIR, the European Life Sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information, fifteen European countries have established a secure hub-and-node infrastructure in which biological data will be...
Pillow Fight to support the battle against Parkinson’s disease
Pillow Fight Luxembourg_Parkinson's Disease Research
Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017
On 2 September, a Giant Public Pillow Fight took place in Luxembourg in front of the Grand Ducal Palace. The event’s aim was to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and the research activities...
Giant Public Pillow Fight
Event date: Saturday, 02 September 2017
Hour:  11:00 18:00
ELIXIR-LU launch
Event date: Thursday, 07 September 2017
Hour:  13:00 19:00
Place:  Campus Belval - BT2 - Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Oxidised Dopamine – an important link in Parkinson’s disease
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017
It has been known for a while that in Parkinson’s diseases disturbances arise in the mitochondria (‘energy plants’) and lysosomes (‘garbage trucks’) of the dopamine-producing cells. But how are the...
Bacterial communities in the gut an indicator for Parkinson’s disease?
Parkinson’s disease might originate outside the brain.
Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Parkinson’s disease is an insidious disease: by the time it manifests as the typical motor dysfunctions such as tremors or muscle rigidity, portions of the brain have already been irreversibly dest...
Impact of big data analytics on healthcare
Event date: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Hour:  8:00 05-10 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir
CLINNOVA kick-off: toward a Centre of Excellence in Digital Health
Published on Monday, 23 October 2017
A consortium coordinated by the FNR, together with partners including the Luxembourg Institute of Health and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg, ha...
Luxembourg and Japan strengthen cooperation in biomedical research
Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
A Luxembourg delegation, including several researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, accompanied Minister of Health Lydia Mutsch on a th...
Collaboration with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Following a successful grant application, Associate Prof. Antonio Del Sol will be an affiliated professor at the Moscow Institute of Phys...
FNR Awards 2017: Pranjul Shah and Paul Wilmes receive 2 awards
Published on Friday, 03 November 2017
On Friday, 27 October, the FNR held the 9th edition of the FNR Awards, presenting 7 awards for excellence in research, innovation and science communication. In presence of the Luxembour...
An interdisciplinary conference to tackle digital healthcare
Published on Friday, 03 November 2017
On 4-5 October 2017, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg hosted its 4th International Systems Biomedicine Symposium entitled “Impact of Big Data ana...
Prestigious ERC Grant for LCSB Researcher Ines Thiele
Prestigious ERC Grant for LCSB Researcher Ines Thiele
Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Prof. Ines Thiele, researcher at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg has been selected for the highly prestigious research funding of the European R...
LCSB scientist receives Lush Young Researcher Prize
Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017
For the development and future application of a three-dimensional cell culture model of the human midbrain, Anna Monzel, a PhD student at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the...
Science Festival 2017
Published on Monday, 20 November 2017
From November 9 to 12, the Grund and its Abbaye de Neumünster turned into an incredible research lab, with more than50 workshops for both children and adults.
The function of many proteins remains uncertain
Carole Linster
Published on Friday, 01 December 2017
The DNA of every organism holds the blueprints for building all the proteins it needs for its metabolic processes. While researchers already know what the blueprints look like for most proteins, th...
LCSB researchers partner in successful DFG project on epilepsy
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017
Researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, together with their collaborators in Germany and Norway have formed the Research Unit “Epileptogenesis of Genetic Epilepsies”, coordi...