Belgian Journal of Brewing and Biotechnology


Members and associates of LIBR also publish their scientific research in the Belgian Journal of Brewing and Biotechnology, the Journal of the associations of former students of Belgian schools of Brewing Sciences. Cerevisia provides a medium for the publication of both full-length articles and short communications on all aspects of malting and brewing, including biotechnology. Read more >>.

LIBR Prof. Kevin Verstrepen discovered the genetic control of yeast flocculation

Genetics of flocculation

Prof. Verstrepen discovered that Tandem repeats of nucleotides, once dismissed as junk DNA, control flocculation and the genes involved, which change cell surface properties, also are important in virulence among pathogenic fungi. Read the summary of this work paper in Science magazine or the original paper in Nature Genetics.