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Contacts

A list of all staff working in the unit

Technical specificities

Find out the institute\'s technical specificities

Archives Division

Photo Library

nanoparticles, viruses, … (electron microscopic images)

Subscription to scientific journals

member of VDIC library (http://www.vesalius.be/)

BioBank

BioBank

Central biobank platform, BCCM/IHEM fungi collection

Epidemiological Tools : cohort, sentinel sites, hospital partnership

Epidemiological Tools : cohort, sentinel sites, hospital partnership

Cohorts, health information systems, health surveys, health indicators, network of general practioners, network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance, hospital partnerships, network of National Reference Centres, …

Center of Informatics for Biology

Center of Informatics for Biology

Platform for Bioinformatics

Animal House and Vectopole

Animal House and Vectopole

Animal facilities (BSL 1, 2, 3)

Laboratories : specialty / BSL2, BSL3

Laboratories : specialty / BSL2, BSL3

BSL 1, 2 and 3

Heavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment

(HPLC)-MS/MS, electron microscope

Platforms

Platforms

Chromatography and Biotechnology-bioinformatics platforms

Imaging Unit

Imaging Unit

Electron microscope

Public Health

Institutes\' actions and tools to support Public Health

Surveillance

Surveillance

Permanent monitoring of population health through different networks (e.g. GPs; sentinel labs) and preparedness through the institute's national reference labs and centres.

Epidemiological Surveillance

Permanent monitoring of population health through different networks (e.g. GPs; sentinel labs)

Biological Surveillance

National lead in risk assessment for public health threats; Preparedness through e.g. the institute's national reference labs and centres.

National and international technical expertise

National and international technical expertise

WHO Collaborating Centers

Rabies surveillance and research

National Reference Laboratories recognized by WHO

Measles and rubella

Regional Reference Laboratory

EURLs for foot-and-mouth disease and for lumpy skin disease and sheep and goat pox

Health Care Services to local populations

Medical Biology Centers and Laboratories

Laboratory of Medical Microbiology

Diagnostic tests

Essentially as part of the Reference Laboratory/Center tasks

Access to Cohorts and HDSS (human demographic service system)

Access to Cohorts and HDSS (human demographic service system)

Support for national and international health programs

Support for national and international health programs

One of our core missions
Director: Christian LEONARD
Year of establishment: 2018
Type: Public Institution
Global staff: 861
Scientific staff: 583
Support staff: 278
Address: Rue Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14, Brussels, BELGIUM
Phone: 00 32 2 642 51 11
Email: info@sciensano.be
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