March 2013 - More than 100x antibiotics in the classroom
More than 100 teaching packages of our outreach project Antibiotica Gezocht! (Wanted: Antibiotics!), from the Molecular Biotechnology group, have found their way to Dutch and also some Belgian schools. Some 65 secondary schools have ordered one or more practical packages since last September.
March 2013 - Zebrafish models for human immune diseases
In two recent papers, published in Disease Models and Mechanisms and in The Journal of Immunology, IBL researchers report on new zebrafish models for studying human infectious diseases and immune disorders.
On the 12th of February, our colleague Frans Witte died suddenly after a long battle against the cancer that had troubled him for many years. Frans had been a staff member of Leiden Biology since 1977.