17/11/2021 - 17/11/2021
A Room with a ZOO, Antwerp
Price (incl)
€ 70,00

8th Scientific Meeting (2021)

Registrations for the 8th Scientific Meeting are now open!

You can check the interesting program below and download it at the bottom, if desired!

COVID restrictions:
According to current regulations, a Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will not be required for this event.
However, some restrictions may apply at the time of the meeting (masks or CST),
depending on the situation at that time.
We will monitor the recommendations of the government, the city of Antwerp,
and the congress center and inform registered participants by email one week
in advance of any restrictions in place.

A Room with a ZOO (see link)
Koningin Astridplein 20-26
2018 Antwerp

Registration fee:
Members (non-profit sector):
Registration and payment before 12 November: 70 €
Registration and payment after 12 November: 90 €

Non-members (for-profit sector):
Registration and payment before 12 November: 100 €
Registration and payment after 12 November: 120 €

Please transfer the registration fee to our account
as mentioned on the confirmation email.

We have been informed that the confirmation does
not always arrive. Please let me know
( if this is the case.

Registration and Coffee
10:00 Welcome - Dr. Marie Le Mercier, UZ Antwerp, Belgium
10:05 Microbiome profiling in health and disease - Prof. Dr. Jeroen Raes, KU Leuven, Belgium
10:40 Pharmacogenetics - Prof. Dr. Ron van Schaik, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
11:15 Whole genome sequencing (WGS) in microbiology - Sien De Koster, UA, Belgium
11:50 Single cell sequencing - Prof. Dr. Thiery Voet, KU Leuven, Belgium

12:25 Lunch

13:35 Luminex sponsored topic: Building diagnostic capacity for (re-)emerging viruses in the tropics - Prof. Dr. Kevin Ariën, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
14:00 Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic: the role of molecular diagnostics - Dr. Lize Cuypers, UZ Leuven, Belgium
14:35 The Human Genome Variation Society (HGVS) nomenclature - Prof. Dr. Johan den Dunnen, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

15:10 Coffee break

15:40 Homology Repair Deficiency - Dr. Miriam Sanso, VHIO Barcelona, Spain
16:15 Human Papillomavirus anno 2021 - Prof. Dr. Davy Vanden Broeck, AML Antwerp, Belgium
16:50 Ethical aspects of cancer screening - Dr. Tara Clancy, Manchester Center for Genomic Medecine, UK
17:25 Closing remarks - Dr. Marie Le Mercier, UZ Antwerp, Belgium

17:30 Goodbye drink

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