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Biodiversity Research Centre (UCL-BDIV)

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Parent institute: Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), more
Croix du Sud 4-5
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve


The Biodiversity Research Centre (BDIV) was created in March 1999. It aims to regroup the researchers within the University in the field of biodiversity and to stimulate the exchange of ideas and collaboration between the different groups.

Publications (10)  Top | Projects 
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  • Peer reviewed article Genard, B.; Marie, B.; Loumaye, E.; Knoops, B.; Legendre, P.; Zal, F.; Rees, J.-F. (2013). Living in a hot redox soup: antioxidant defences of the hydrothermal worm Alvinella pompejana. Aquat. Biol. 18(3): 217-228., more
  • Peer reviewed article Havermans, C.; Sonet, G.; d’Udekem d’Acoz, C.; Nagy, Z.T.; Martin, P.; Brix, S.; Riehl, T.; Agrawal, S.; Held, C. (2013). Genetic and morphological divergences in the cosmopolitan deep-sea Amphipod Eurythenes gryllus reveal a diverse abyss and a bipolar species. PLoS One 8(9): 1-15., more
  • Peer reviewed article Lemaire, B.; Debier, C.; Calderon, P.B.; Thomé, J.-P.; Stegeman, J.; Mork, J.; Rees, J.F. (2012). Precision-cut liver slices to investigate responsiveness of deep-sea fish to contaminants at high pressure. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(18): 10310-10316., more
  • Peer reviewed article Lemaire, B.; Beck, M.; Jaspart, M.; Debier, C.; Calderon, P.B.; Thomé, J.-P.; Rees, J.F. (2011). Precision-Cut Liver Slices of Salmo salar as a tool to investigate the oxidative impact of CYP1A-mediated PCB 126 and 3-methylcholanthrene metabolism. Toxicology in vitro 25(1): 335-342., more
  • Peer reviewed article Lemaire, B.; Priede, I.G.; Collins, M.A.; Bailey, D.M.; Schtickzelle, N.; Thomé, J.P.; Rees, J.F. (2010). Effects of organochlorines on cytochrome P450 activity and antioxidant enzymes in liver of roundnose grenadier Coryphaenoides rupestris. Aquat. Biol. 8(2): 161-168., more
  • Peer reviewed article Monticelli, D.; Ramos, J.A.; Tavares, P.C.; Bataille, B.; Lepoint, G.; Devillers, P. (2008). Diet and foraging ecology of Roseate Terns and Lesser Noddies breeding sympatrically on Aride Island, Seychelles. Waterbirds (De Leon Springs Fla.) 31(2): 231-240.[231:DAFEOR]2.0.CO;2, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van Dyck, H. (2008). Darwin en verstandig zeevisbeheer. Natuur.Focus 7(2): 72-73, more
  • Peer reviewed article Schtickzelle, N.; Quinn, T.P. (2007). A metapopulation perspective for salmon and other anadromous fish. Fish Fish. 8(4): 297-314., more
  • Peer reviewed article Dupont, S.; Mallefet, J. (2002). Abnormal forms in the brittle-star Amphipholis squamata: a field study. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 82(3): 491-493., more
  • Claes, J.M.; Mallefet, J. (2009). Bioluminescence of sharks, a case study: Etmopterus spinax, in: Shen, X. et al. (Ed.) (2008). Bioluminescence and chemiluminescence. Light emission: biology and scientific applications. pp. 15-18., more

Projects (2)  Top | Publications 
  • Study of the biodiversity of the wrecks of the Belgian continental shelf by the scientific diving, more
  • The luminous ophiuroid Amphipholis squamata as a model for studying microevolutive process: genetial, physiological, morphological, demographical and behavioural studies., more

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