Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (3rd edition)

13-14 February, Leuven Belgium
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Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (3rd edition)

After two very succesful editions in March 2016 and March 2018, this this edition will take place in February of 2020. More info on the program will follow soon. 

Organizing Committee

Alex Botzki, VIB Bioinformatics Core
Klaas Vandepoele, VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology
Peter Tompa, VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology
Vera van Noort, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics
Laurent Gatto, de Duve Institute – UC Louvain 
Evy Vierstraete - VIB Science Events Manager, BE

Confirmed speakers

Aedin Culhane

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, US

Thijs Ettema

Wageningen University, NL

Sofia Forslund

MDC Berlin, DE

Nick Loman

University of Birmingham, UK

Klaus Mayer

Helmholtz Zentrum München, DE

Rohit Pappu

Washington University, US

Helen Parkinson


Sushmita Roy

Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin, US

Nikolai Slavov

Northeastern University, US

Roser Vento

Sanger Institute, UK

Daifeng Wang

Stony Brook University, US

Olga Vitek

Northeastern University, US

The full list of attendees will be available on 06-02-2020 until 21-02-2020.
This list will only be available for registered attendees of the event.


The full list of abstracts will be available on 06-02-2020 until 21-02-2020.
Only registered attendees can download abstracts.


Provincie Vlaams-Brabant
Provincieplein 1
3010 Leuven

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Public transport

Provinciehuis is easy to reach by public transport.
It is located next to the Leuven railway station.

The national railway company of Belgium is called NMBS.

Leuven Railway station
Martelarenplein 16
3000 Leuven

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Travel by car

Parking De Bond
Martelarenplein 18
3000 Leuven

Accessibility map

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Travel by plane

Brussels airport
1930 Zaventem

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Charleroi - Brussels South airport
Rue des Frères Wright 8
6041 Charlero

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