Muyldermans Serge
Muyldermans Serge
  •    Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Cellular & Molecular Immunology, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium , Group leader at VIB, Structural Biology Research center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel  
  •    Responsible for courses on ‘Immunochemistry’, ‘Applied Immunology’, ‘Analytical Biochemistry’, ‘Nucleic acid chemistry and genetic engineering’, ‘Combinatorial biochemistry’, ‘Biotechnology’ (~300 hours/year)
  •    Since 1990, about 150 articles on camel antibodies in peer-reviewed international journals (about 15 articles in journals with IF>10; ~6000 citations, average citation ~40, h-index: 45), and about 10 articles in books. Editor of book Single domain Antibodies (Methods in Molecular Biology). About 20 patent applications on camel antibodies. Close to 100 abstracts in proceedings, and poster presentations. Annually, approximately 10 invited lectures at international conferences, or seminars at universities & industry.
  •     Founder and scientific adviser (till 2010) of spin-off ‘Ablynx’ a company to identify camel single domain antibodies (Nanobodies) for human therapy and diagnostic. Founded in January 2002, located in Ghent, currently employing 290 people and having 6 Nanobodies in clinical phase I or II.
  •     Supervision or (co-)promotor of ~ 35 master students from 1990 onwards on camel antibodies and ~10 Ph.D. works on camel antibodies. External jury member of about 25 PhD theses. Member of the selection committee for the ‘King Faisal Prize-Medicine’ (January 2009). Expert to evaluate (national) PhD scholarships and research projects and external expert in major research projects in France, Netherlands, Germany, US, Canada and for EU.
  •     Peer-reviewer for manuscripts submitted to some 20 journals, including Nature Biotechn., Nature Immunol Rev, Blood, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.US, Nucl.Acids Res., J.Biol.Chem., J.Mol.Biol., Anal.Chem., Mol Immunol., Proteomics, Biochemistry, FEBS Lett., Vet.Immunol.Immunopath. J.Immunol.Meth., Prot.Enging & Design & Select, Biol.Chem., Developm & Comp.Immunol., Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry.  
  •     Contact - tel: +32//(0)2/629.19.69,                           
  •          fax: +32//(0)2/629. 19.81, [email protected]

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