The site in Ghent is embedded in the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology and specializes in secondary metabolism. By constructing a unique in-house library with over 5000 secondary metabolites, the team developed a high throughput pipeline for comparative metabolic profiling. The introduction of Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry and the use of advanced data processing software (including basic statistics) ensures a straightforward and high-quality data output. Additional characterization of unknown compounds through CSPP (Candidate Substrate Product Pairs) network analysis or compound purification are also available, but optional.
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We are always on the lookout for highly motivated colleagues to join our team. If you are interested, please contact us.
The VIB Metabolomics Core Ghent can only thrive thanks to the dedication and commitment of its people, no matter what their function or seniority.
To stay up to date in rapidly developing fields, scientists regularly interact with (international) colleagues. Conferences and other (scientific) events are an excellent way to facilitate such a continent-spanning knowledge exchange.