Vanhoucke Martine

Vanhoucke Martine

Head of Core Facility
Beyaert Rudi

Beyaert Rudi

Deputy Department Director
Group Leader VIB

A Plasmid Collection at your service

Director: Prof. Dr. Rudi Beyaert

Core facility manager: Martine Vanhoucke

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Areas of Expertise

  • Public deposit of plasmids, related host strains and DNA libraries from researchers worldwide
  • Confidential deposits of plasmids, related host strains, DNA libraries, cell lines, hybridoma’s and other genetic material
  • Distribution of plasmids, related host strains DNA libraries to researchers worldwide
  • Scientific services, e.g. plasmid profile analysis
  • Training

Selected publications

  • Remans et al., STAR Protocols. A concise guide to choosing suitable gene expression systems for recombinant protein production. Visit ➚
  • Kim, S. W. et al. Engineering a highly sensitive biosensor for abscisic acid in mammalian cells. FEBS Lett 596, 2576-2590 (2022). Visit ➚
  • Becker, P. et al. Public Microbial Resource Centers: Key Hubs for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Microorganisms and Genetic Materials. Appl Environ Microbiol 85 (2019). Visit ➚
  • Staal, J., Alci, K., De Schamphelaire, W., Vanhoucke, M. & Beyaert, R. Engineering a minimal cloning vector from a pUC18 plasmid backbone with an extended multiple cloning site. Biotechniques 66, 254-259 (2019). Visit ➚
  • De Groote, P. et al. Generation of a new Gateway-compatible inducible lentiviral vector platform allowing easy derivation of co-transduced cells. Biotechniques 60, 252-259 (2016). Visit ➚