MY RESEARCH BLOG

Happy and honored to announce that the prestigious Francqui Foundation awarded us a Start-up Grant to launch our lab in Namur :-) Many thanks to the foundation for the help and trust! Let the new adventure begin ;-)

https://www.francquifoundation.be/

March 19, 2020

While several clathrin-independent endocytic processes have been described so far, their biological relevance often remains elusive, especially in pathophysiological contexts such as cancer. In this study, we find that the tumor marker CD166/ALCAM (Activated Leukocyte...

February 17, 2020

Congratulations to Forrester and colleagues, from my former postdoc lab (Ludger Johannes lab, Institut Curie, Paris), for the recent publication in Nature Chemical Biology! Very happy to be associated to this very nice story : "Functional dissection of the retrograde S...

December 24, 2019

Camille joigned the lab in August 2018. She just brilliantly obtained a FRIA PhD Fellowship! Congrats!

October 28, 2019

Jérôme Savocco, Sylvain Nootens and colleagues deciphered how yeast cells regulate the presence of vitamin B1 transporters at cell surface: https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000512

Also check this link for other information (in Frenc...

September 9, 2019

Our lab participated to the Annual Meeting of the Royal Belgian Society for Microscopy, in Louvain-la-Neuve! Congrats to François TYCKAERT who won the prize for

the best poster !

December 24, 2018

Congrats to Benjamin LEDOUX and Camille LEMAIGRE who were recently awarded a 4-year FRIA PhD Fellowship and a FSR PhD Fellowship, respectively !

January 17, 2018

To read the publication, click here !

Membrane fission is essential to life. It is required for many fundamental cellular processes, as diverse as cyto- and karyokinesis, organelle division, membrane repair, and membrane trafficking and endocytosis. While membrane fissi...

December 22, 2017

François Tyckaert is working with me since a few months, and was recently awarded a 4-year FRIA PhD Fellowship (FRS-F.N.R.S.). Congratulations to him and a lot of success in our team!

August 7, 2017

In this study published in Cell on July 29th 2017, we characterized in details and fully reconstituted the new Friction-Driven Scission mechanism (or FDS)! It is the follow-up of our paper published in Nature in 2015, where we proposed for the first time this previousl...

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