VIVES college visits the lab

Thursday, 12 March, 2015

Today, a group of 2nd Bachelor students Biotechnology from VIVES University College visited LM-UGent. After a short introduction on the microbial diversity research theme and methods by prof. Anne Willems, they were given a tour of the labs and were introduced in more detail to some of the research topics:

  • Claudine Vereecke and colleagues and introduced the BCCM/LMG bacteria collection,
  • Bart Hoste explained the use of the automated colony picker,
  • Jessy Praet introduced her work on the microbiome of bees,
  • Bram Vekeman illustrated his work on methanogenic bacteria,
  • Guillaume Tahon presented his work on bacteria in Antarctica that can use light energy.