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Public Outreach | 20 February 2019

21 Feb 2019


22 Feb 2019

Type 2 Immunity in Homeostasis and Disease

Type 2 inflammation rich in eosinophils, basophils and mast cells and orchestrated by Th2 lymphocytes has been mainly studied in the context of allergies and immune responses to helminths. Since the discovery of type 2 innate lymphoid cells there has been a strong interest in understanding how type 2 immunity is induced and regulated, for example by barrier epithelial cells.

21 Feb 2019


22 Feb 2019

Educational Workshop with PK-Sim® & MoBi® about PBPK Modeling & Simulation for Human Dose Projection and DDI Prediction

SGS Exprimo and the Freie Universitat Berlin will run a two-day, hands-on PK-Sim® & MoBi® workshop on introducing PBPK for human dose projection and drug-drug interaction (DDI) prediction on 21-22 February 2019 at the Institute of Pharmacy, FUBerlin, Germany.

19 Mar 2019

A new generation of Genetically Modified (GM) vaccines: How to overcome the hurdles from bench to practice?

To overcome the limitations of traditional vaccines, the development and use of novel types of vaccines, especially GM based vaccines, are being considered more frequently.

20 Mar 2019


Join us on March 20, 2019 in Brussels for one day fully dedicated to MEDICAL DEVICES. The story of the MedTech Meetup took form in March 2017 with a promising chapter 1: passionate characters full of enthusiasm and eager to learn from and see each other. One year later chapter 2 was successfully written: well known and new faces with the same passion in their eyes. Now it is time for the next adventure; be part of it! Join us for chapter 3 and take the opportunities ahead!

25 Mar 2019


26 Mar 2019

Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (3rd edition)

After two successful editions (Jan 2015, Leuven and March 2017, Antwerp), VIB is proud to present the third edition of this Tools & Technologies conference.

2 Apr 2019

Essenscia innovation award 2019

De tweejaarlijkse essenscia Innovation Award is de meest prestigieuze prijs voor industriële innovatie in België. Met deze innovatiewedstrijd wil essenscia de vele innovaties in de Belgische industrie in de kijker zetten en bedrijven stimuleren om te blijven investeren in vernieuwende en duurzame producten en toepassingen.

3 Jun 2019


4 Jun 2019

Emerging Applications of Microbes

We are pleased to announce the first edition of the VIB Conference ‘Emerging applications of microbes’. This international conference will take place June 3rd-4th 2019 in the beautiful historic city of Leuven.

24 Jun 2019


28 Jun 2019

BioBusiness Summer School

BioBusiness Summer School is an introductory course for academics who are contemplating a career switch to industry and young professionals in their first industry jobs. This course will help you jumpstart your business career in the Life Sciences industry. During the five day programme you will learn the basics of the main business topics, such as product development, intellectual property rights, business models and finance. You will also gain insight into the world of Life Sciences companies, meet leading business people and expand your international network.

17 Sep 2019


20 Sep 2019

Preservation of micro-organisms: a practical approach

The preservation of biological material is of primary interest for research but also for industrial applications. It is the mission of the BCCM consortium not only to preserve, but also to offer quality controlled, characterised and documented biological material. BCCM also offers its expertise through services and partnership projects.

10 Oct 2019


11 Oct 2019

The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition)

Recent advances in technology now allow us to explore multiple aspects of heterogeneity at the single cell level. Nowhere is this more important than in the Central Nervous System (CNS), where cellular heterogeneity has profound effects on all aspects of normal brain function and behavior and explains important aspects of disease pathology.

2 Dec 2019


3 Dec 2019

Next-Generation Protein Analysis and Detection (3rd edition)

After two successful editions (organized in June 2015 & October 2017) featuring each time ~300 attendees, we are pleased to announce the 3rdedition that will take place in December 2019.