Collaboration in research in Biochemistry and Glycobiology - UGent & Karnatak University Dharwad

Collaboration between the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, (laboratory of Biochemistry and Glycobiology) of Ghent University and collegues of the epartment of Biochemistry, Karnataka University, Dharwad 580 003 (India).

The laboratory of Biochemistry and Glycobiology was established in October 2002 as part of the Department of Molecular Biotechnology of Ghent University.

Contacts in Ugent:
Prof Els Van Damme & Prof Guy Smagghe


The research involves a multidisciplinary study of carbohydrate-binding proteins (lectins) and some other plant proteins that are capable of interacting with endogenous or foreign (macro)molecules. The emphasis of the research is on protein-carbohydrate interaction and their involvement in signalling processes in plants or in plant protection. Based on the generated fundamental knowledge novel strategies are being developed to protect crop plants against pests and diseases. In addition, me


Europe, Asia

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Collaborations of UGent Faculty (Bioscience Engineering)


Dr. Shashikala Inamdar


Prof. Els Van Damme
phone: 0032 9 264 60 86


Prof. Guy Smagghe
phone: 0032 9 264 61 50

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