The IBB (Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity) is the institute that together with the IEB (Institute of Environmental Biology) makes up the department of Biology at the Utrecht University Faculty of Science. Research at the IBB spans a wide range of topics, and is organized into 4 research divisions. The IBB comprises independent research groups led by faculty at a junior (Assistant Professor) and senior (Associate Professor and Professor) level.

Scientific Director: prof. dr. S.J.L. (Sander) van den Heuvel

Research Divisions


The IBB incorporates three core facilities – Biology Imaging Center, Nanobody Platform and Protein Interactions and Network Analysis – and provides cutting edge services to the members of the IBB and external users.