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Current Labmembers

Current members of the lab

Our Chief


Technical Staff


PhD Students

  Marc Van Ranst

  Elke Wollants

  Mark Zeller

        Sarah De Coster

  Elisabeth Heylen


Postdoctoral Scientists

  Piet Maes

        Lies Laenen



  Lieselot Houspie

  Ria Swinnen

email Marc Van Ranst
  Steven Sijmons

  Els Keyaerts

  Lieve Vanderwegen

  Valentijn Vergote

  Mahmoudreza Pourkarim
  Jelle Matthijnssens

  Annabel Rector



Former Labmembers

Former Labmembers

Contact Us

How to contact us

Mail address

Laboratory of Clinical Virology
Rega Institute
Minderbroedersstraat 10
BE3000 Leuven


Telephone or Fax

tel: +32-16-347.908


Electronic mail

You can email to Prof. Marc Van Ranst

How to find us

You can find a detailed description how to get to our laboratory here

Where To Find Us

Where to find us

Physical address of the laboratory:

Laboratory of Clinical Virology
University Hospital Sint-Rafaël - Torengebouw 7de verdiep
Kapucijnenvoer 33
3000 Leuven

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By car

Coming from the E40 highway:
Between exit 22 and exit 23, change to highway E314. Please continue with the directions 'Coming from the E314'

Coming from the E314 highway:
Take exit 15 and follow direction 'Leuven'. Follow this road (Koning Boudewijnlaan) for approximately 2.5 km. After the 3th traffic lights, follow straight on (pass under the bridge). You are now on the 'Kapucijnenvoer'. Follow this road for approximately 1.5 km. The University Hospital Sint-Rafaël (Kapucijnenvoer 33) is situated a few hunderd meters on the right after you have passed the 3th street on the left. Your car can be parked on 'Parking Sint-Jacobsplein'. You can enter this parking if you take this 3th street on the left, when driving on the Kapucijnenvoer.

Location of our laboratory in the University Hospital Sint-Rafaël

Enter the hospital from Kapucijnenvoer 33. After entering the hospital, go to your right through the glass doors. Follow the corridor. At the end of the corridor, turn left (you will pass 2 glass doors) and take the elevators. Our laboratory is located on the 7th floor.


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Virologie Prof. Marc Van Ranst

Virologie Geneeskunde

Les 1 - Inleiding

Les 2 - Diagnostiek

Les 3 - Influenza

Les 4 - HIV

Les 5 - Herpesvirussen

Les 6 - Papillomavirussen

Les 7 - Hepatitis

Les 8 - Zika virus

Les 9 - Gastroenteritis virussen

Computational Genomics Course

Computational Genomics Course

The Bioinformatics Bookmarks can be found here.

Course material


Files for the Computational Genomics Course
Ancient DNA
Sequences for the Computational Genomics Course