Frontiers in Microbiology

From Antibiotics to AIDS

  • Erik De Clercq

Part of the New Perspectives in Clinical Microbiology book series (NPCM, volume 13)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Review Lectures by Invited Speakers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chemotherapy

    3. Intestinal Microflora

    4. Humoral Factors in Immunity

    5. Tumor Immunity

    6. New Horizons in Virus Research

  3. Contributions from the Rega Institute

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Research Unit

      1. M. Van Robays, P. Claes, H. Vanderhaeghe
        Pages 227-228
      2. A. Van Aerschot, H. Vanderhaeghe
        Pages 229-230
    3. Research Unit

      1. G. Parmentier, G. Janssen, J. Van Eldere, H. Eyssen
        Pages 239-240
      2. J. Robben, J. Van Eldere, H. Eyssen
        Pages 241-243
      3. J. Van Eldere, J. Robben, H. Eyssen
        Pages 244-246
      4. A. Verhulst, G. Janssen, H. Eyssen
        Pages 247-248
      5. A. Verhulst, F. Symons, H. Eyssen
        Pages 249-250
      6. H. Eyssen, G. De Pauw, J. Van Eldere
        Pages 251-252
    4. Research Unit

      1. R. Dijkmans, G. Volckaert, J. Van Damme, M. De Ley, H. Heremans, A. Billiau
        Pages 255-259
      2. J. Van Damme, M. De Ley, S. Cayphas, G. Opdenakker, J. Van Snick, A. Billiau
        Pages 265-270
      3. K. Neesen, R. Aert, A. De Smedt, W. Dalemans, G. Volckaert
        Pages 271-275
    5. Research Unit

    6. Research Unit

About this book


The International Symposium on Frontiers in Microbiology has been de­ dicated to Prof. P. De Somer, whom I succeeded shortly after his death on 17 June 1985 as Rector of this now more than 560-year old University. When Prof. De Somer became the head of the University he started to remodel it, giving our old Alma Mater a more transparent administrative structure, strengthening its scientific and cultural autonomy, and establishing close links with the most prestigious national and foreign institutions. This made De Somer to one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of rectors in the history of Belgian Universities. He was a great leader, a perfect organizer, a clever negotiator, and a brilliant orator. In his speeches one immediately sensed his intuitive cognition and witty evaluation of the values of life. He knew perfectly well how to persuade the unwilling and to disenchant the illusionist. Sometimes a visionary himself, he would not pursue his ideas unless there was a chance of success. As innovative Prof. P. De Somer was in providing to this University a new face, or should I say facelifting, as international is his reputation as the founder, and, since its inception, only director, of the Rega Institute. Built now more than 30 years ago, the Rega Institute has re­ mained one of the world's leading centers in microbiological research.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Erik De Clercq
    • 1
  1. 1.Rega Institute, Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry, School of MedicineKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
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  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8006-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-3353-8
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