Welcome to the Brussels Center for Redox Biology
The Brussels Center For Redox Biology results from a collaboration between the groups of Joris Messens at the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB Structural Biology Research Center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Jean-François Collet at the de Duve Institute (Université Catholique de Louvain). Both laboratories are in Brussels, located 2 km apart from each other. The Center benefits from a combined expertise in biochemistry, structural biology and microbiology.
We investigate proteins that are involved in oxidative stress signaling, thiol-based catalysis mechanisms and oxidative protein folding. We want to understand the complex networks of interactions induced under cellular redox stress.
Recent research published in Scientific Reports
van Bergen LA, Alonso M, Palló A, Nilsson L, De Proft F, Messens J.
Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 29;6:30369. doi: 10.1038/srep30369.
PMID: 27468924 Free PMC Article