18/10/2018 - 18/10/2018
Price (incl)
€ 90,00

7th Scientific Meeting

Our biannual Scientific Meeting of focusses on recent advancements in the field of
Molecular Hematology, Molecular Microbiology and Molecular Pathology.

Several companies will have a booth, and during coffee and lunch breaks you can meet and greet your colleagues from other centers.

The meeting is intended for everybody involved in molecular diagnostics
(lab technicians, molecular biologists, clinical biologists, …)
and is limited to 200 participants.

RIZIV/INAMI accreditation is pending.

Route description to Congress Center Elzenveld : click here.

Register AND pay before 01/10/2018 to benefit from the reduced registration fee: members (working in a non-profit clinical lab): 70 EUR
Non-members: 100 EUR

Registration and/or payment after 01/10/2018: members (working in a non-profit clinical lab): 90 EUR
Non-members: 120 EUR


9u30 Registration
10u00 Welcome
Dr. Lieselotte Cnops (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp)
10u10 From genetics to genomics
Prof. dr. Joris Vermeesch (Center for Human Genetics, KU Leuven)
10u45 Cancer immunotherapy biomarkers
Prof. dr. Diether Lambrechts (VIB, KU Leuven)
11u20 The clinical utility of NGS in lymphoma
Prof. Dr. Marc André (CHU Mont Godinne, Namur)
11u55 Application and implementation of NGS in clinical microbiology
Dr. Monika Chlebowicz (UMC, Groningen)
12u30 Lunch
Microsatellite instability testing made easy: The Idylla™ MSI Test
Dr. Bram De Craene (Biocartis, Mechelen, sponsored topic)
14u00 Characterisation of the vaginal microbiota using molecular biology techniques
Dr. Liselotte Hardy (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp)
14u30 Personalised prognosis for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms
Dr. Jyoti Nangalia (Sanger Institute, Cambridge)
15u00 Coffee
15u30 CMV infection in the time of molecular diagnostics
Prof. dr. Elizaveta Padalko (UZ Gent, Gent)
16u00 Nanopore sequencing and its application in transplantation
Dr. Mathijs Groeneweg (UMC, Maastricht)
16u30 Genomics in health care: what about the public?
Dr. Wannes Van Hoof (Sciensano, Brussel)
17u00 What about
Board of
17u15 Closing remarks & goodbye drinks

This meeting is sponsored by:


Abbott, Becton Dickinson, bioMérieux, ELITech, Luminex, Mediphos, Perkin Elmer, Roche

Accuramed, Alere Health, Altona Diagnostics, ApDia, Axonlab, BioConnect, Biomedical Diagnostics, Cepheid,
Eppendorf, Hologic, LabHelp, PathoFinder/Forlab, Qiagen, Sanbio


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