Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

Advances in Cell Engineering, Imaging and Screening

17 Nov 18 Nov 2016

A VIB Tools & Technologies Conference.VIB’s Tools and Technologies meetings provide a forum for top academic speakers and scientists from both established and emerging companies to present their latest scientific achievements and exciting technological solutions.The first edition of Advances in Cell Engineering, Imaging and Screening will bring together some of the most highly regarded Academics and Companies in the field. The conference will focus on novel technologies through presentations in several sessions:

  • New imaging and microscopy tools
  • Super-resolution Imaging
  • IPS and cell reprogramming
  • 3D cell culture and organoids
  • Cell manipulation
  • In vivo cell-based assays
  • Cytometry
  • High Content Screening

In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions, the conference dinner and our ‘Meet the Expert’ session!Top speakers among:

  • Christine L. Mummery - Leiden University Medical Center, NL
  • Garry Nolan - Stanford University, US
  • Gerard Drewes - Head of Science, GSK Cellzome, DE
  • Hans Clevers - Hubrecht Institute, NL£
  • Julian Burke - CSO Leica Microsystems, DE
  • Juliet Williams - Head of Oncology Pharmacology Novartis, US
  • Linda McAllister - VP Scientific Affairs, BD Biosciences, US
  • Peng Yin - Wyss Institute at Harvard University, US

 The program is elaborated by the members of the organizing committee:

  • Chris Guerin, PhD, Senior Expert Scientist VIB Bio Imaging Core, Ghent
  • Sebastian Munck, PhD, Senior Expert Scientist VIB Bio Imaging Core, Leuven
  • Geert Berx, PhD, Group Leader VIB Inflammation Research Center, UGent
  • Mark Veugelers, PhD, VIB Senior Science Policy Manager
  • Halina Novak, PhD, VIB Life Sciences Technology Specialist
  • Evy Vierstraete, PhD, VIB Science Events Executive

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  • Early Bird deadline: 6/oct/2016
  • Abstract deadline: 22/sep/2016
  • Late registration deadline: 3/nov/2016


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