Caroline Rombouts successfully defended her PhD entitled "Untargeted metabolomics unveils red meat-associated pathways in the gastro-intestinal tract."! (posted January 20th, 2020)

One very happy new year for all! (posted January 1st, 2020)

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Full house at the Pictures to Numbers 2019 school! Onto the next...(posted September 13th, 2019)

Jan Detrez wins the RBSM PhD award for his work on whole brain imaging of tau pathology!(posted September 13th, 2019)

Jan Detrez successfully defended his PhD entitled "Clarity in the clouded brain. Shedding a light on tau pathology with whole-brain microscopic imaging.". (posted June 6th, 2019)

On September 10-12, 2019, we organize "From Pictures to Numbers", a workshop on bio-image informatics. More details on the webpage(posted March 25th, 2019)


Joke successfully defended her PhD entitled "Nuclear Rupture in Laminopathy Model Cells! (posted October 11th, 2018)

Both Jan and Sofia win a best poster award at the 2018 Joint RBSM/BSCDB meeting! (posted September 22nd, 2018)

A Prisma "Gobelijn award" for best professor 2017-2018! Wonderful recognition from the biomedical students, thank you! (posted September 22nd, 2018)

Jan wins the RBSM 2018 best picture award with his marveloous mouse brain clearing work!  Check it out here (posted July 23rd, 2018)

Hugo Steenberghen secures a VLAIO Baekeland PhD grant to study clearing pathways in the neurodegenerative brain. Congratulations! (posted July 23rd, 2018)

Clarifying our brain clearing work for Alzheimer's research to the broad audience - drink in hand - at Pint of Science in Antwerp. Thanks for stopping by! (posted April 23rd, 2018)

She does it again! Gaelle wins the best poster prize from the Biochemical Society at the New Horizons in ESCRT Biology Conference in London. (posted April 20th, 2018)

Providing an optimistic view on future Alzheimer research at VRT NWS... (posted January 29th, 2018)

Our research receives support from Stichting Alzheimer Onderzoek, helping us gain a holistic view on neurodegeneration! (posted January 23th, 2018)


Jan wins an award for his poster on whole brain imaging at the Phenomics conference in Beerse! (posted November 10th, 2017)

Tobias Corne has successfully defended his PhD entitled "Molecular Dissection of A-type Lamin Regulated Pathways"!(posted October 2nd, 2017)

Joke gains appreciation from the Belgian Cell and Developmental Biology community with her talk on nuclear ruptures! (posted September 16th, 2017)

Tazkiyah wins the Best Poster Prize at RBSM 2017 symposium 'From Pictures to Numbers' in Antwerp! Well deserved. (posted September 8th, 2017)

Joke wins the Best Picture Award Poster Prize at RBSM 2017 symposium 'From Pictures to Numbers' in Antwerp with her beatiful expansion microscopy work! (posted September 8th, 2017)

Gaelle wins the Portland Press Poster Prize at The Pleiotropic Nuclear Envelope conference in Edinburgh! Kudos! (posted August 28th, 2017)

Congratulations to Gaelle for obtaining her FWO mandate and Marlies for prolonging her mandate! (posted June 29th, 2017)

In September, we will organise "From Pictures to Numbers", a workshop and symposium on quantitative and high-dimensional microscopy. More details on the webpage(posted April 25th, 2017)

Congratulations to Jan with acquiring a Rotary "Hope in Head" grant for his investigation of the neurodegenerative mouse brain in toto! (posted February 17th, 2017)

Tom and Joke fulfilling Hollywood aspirations whilst recording for the Journal of Visualised Experiments (JOVE). Coming soon to a theater near you! (posted January 26th, 2017)

The Royal Belgian Society for Microscopy has a new website: Check it out! (posted January 9th, 2017)


Welcome to our new PhD student Gaëlle Houthaeve, who will focus on nuclear border control! (posted September 26th, 2016)


With more than 130 participants, the RBSM2016 Golden Jubilee meeting was a big success! Big thank you to our excellent speakers and our sponsors! (posted September 12th, 2016)

Big up! Joke wins the poster prize at the BSCDB Spring Meeting 2016(posted May 28th, 2016)

Jan explains his research to the broad audience on national television. Crystal clear! (posted April 19th, 2016)

The Belgian Society for Microscopy is now officially a 'Royal' Society (posted March 6th, 2016)

Ellina wins a poster prize at the Belgian Nuclear Society Young Generation Contest! (posted March 6th, 2016)

New VLK-funded collaboration with Prof. Speleman (Ghent University Hospital) on synthetic lethality in drug resistant tumors (posted December 4th, 2015)


Congratulations to our new PhD student Marlies Verschuuren with obtaining her FWO mandate! (posted July 15th, 2015)

The Belgian Society for Microscopy vzw will hold its annual meeting in Mons, topic "When Materials Meet Biology" (posted June 19th, 2015)

New exciting collaborative R&D project on high-throughput neuro-imaging (TRIAD) launched (posted June 19th, 2015)

With over 180 participants, the MB&C2015 course was a big success! Looking forward to the 2017 edition (posted February 10th, 2015)


Congratulations to our new PhD student Jan Detrez with obtaining his IWT Baekeland mandate! (posted December 22th, 2014)

Check out our invited review on advanced microscopy for space research and the adjoined cover page in the October issue of Review of Scientific Instruments. (posted October 30th, 2014)

Welcome to our new PhD student, Joke Robijns, who is going to focus on the cellular mechanisms of laminopathies. (posted October 1st, 2014)

Cell Group attracted funding for a collaborative project with Janssen Pharmaceutica to explore innovative imaging technologies. (posted October 1st, 2014)​

Funding for a 4-year research project was awarded by UA (DOCPRO) to characterize dysregulation of nuclear compartmentalisation in laminopathies. (posted September 25th, 2014)

A research grant was awarded by UA for exploring the role of lamins in neuronal function. (posted March 6th, 2014)