Medical Biotechnology

Registration opens in September 2017
24-25 May 2018, Ghent, Belgium
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Registration until
Monday, 30 April, 2018
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Aug 14
Final: 
Sep 14

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Medical Biotechnology
Registration opens in September 2017

This conference will higlight the trends in innovating the analysis and engineering of biomolecular systems to investigate and alleviate human disease.

More info will follow soon. 

Top speakers: 

Carl June

Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn, US

Michael Snyder

Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford University, US

Florian Krammer

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, US

Danica Stanimirovic

National Research Council, CA

G. Mike Makrigiorgos

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, US

Annemieke Geluk

LUMC Leiden, NL

Ashley Birkett

Director of PATH’s Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), US

Ryan Watts

CEO, Denali Therapeutics, US

Nathalie Heuzé Vourc’h

INSERM U1100, Research Centre of Respiratory Diseases, Tours, FR

Rogier Sanders

AMC, UvA, NL

Bruno Dombrecht

Ablynx, BE

David Gilham

Celyad, UK

Day 1 - 24 May 2018

Thursday, 24 May, 2018

More program info will follow soon

Organizing Committee:

Nico Callewaert, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Xavier Saelens, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Erik Depla, VIB Discovery Science - MED
Kris Gevaert, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Mark Veugelers, VIB Science Policy Manager
Evy Vierstraete, PhD, VIB Science Events Manager

Day 2 - 25 May 2018

Friday, 25 May, 2018

More program info will follow soon

Organizing Committee:

Nico Callewaert, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Xavier Saelens, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Erik Depla, VIB Discovery Science - MED
Kris Gevaert, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology
Mark Veugelers, VIB Science Policy Manager
Evy Vierstraete, PhD, VIB Science Events Manager

Venue: 

UGent - Aula Universiteit Gent
Voldersstraat 9
9000 Gent

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CANCELLATION POLICY
In case you want to cancel your registration, please send a request to conferences@vib.be.
All notifications received 2 months before the start of the event, get refunded for 100% minus an administrative fee of 50 euro.
All notifications received between 1 and 2 months before the start of the event, get refunded for 50% minus an administrative fee of  50 euro.
Cancellations requests received less than 1 month before the start of the event won't be refunded.
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Public transport: 

Train
Gent St-Pieters railway station
9000 Gent

More info

Travel by plane: 

The main airport of Belgium is located in Zaventem.

More info: Brussels airport

An alternative is Charleroi airport, located 40 minutes to the south of Brussels.

More info: Brussels South - Charleroi airport

Housing: 

Hotel Hancelot:

Address: Vijfwindgatenstraat 19, 9000 Ghent
Booking via Booking.com
Hotel website

Parkhotel Gent

Address: Nieuwebosstraat 1, 9000 Ghent
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Ibis Gent Centrum Opera

Adres: -26, Nederkouter 24, 9000 Ghent
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