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


28 May 29 May 2019

The Strategy Meeting 2019 will be held in Cambridge, UK at the Babraham Institute.

3 Jun 4 Jun 2019

We are pleased to announce the first edition of the VIB Conference ‘Emerging applications of microbes’.

11 Jun 14 Jun 2019
Gent Belgium

The International Conference on Polyploidy will present cutting edge research into the importance of polyploidy and whole genome duplication for genetics, evolution and ecology.

17 Jun 21 Jun 2019
Barcelona Spain

The “Courses@CRG: Advanced proteomics course” targets international postdocs and students and aims to provide an extensive update on the most advanced proteomics techniques and applications.

18 Jun 22 Jun 2019
Paris France

This course focuses on breast cancers from both a biological and a clinical perspective.

20 Jun 2019
Leuven Belgium

This training will give attendees an introduction to state-of-the-art technologies for single cell analysis, including single-cell -omics methods and in situ approaches.

17 Sep 20 Sep 2019
Barcelona Spain

The event bringing together the Nextflow community, big data scientists and cloud experts

10 Oct 11 Oct 2019

Recent advances in technology now allow us to explore multiple aspects of heterogeneity at the single cell level.

4 Nov 6 Nov 2019
Milano Italy

The EU-LIFE Community Meeting and Directors Retreat 2019 will be hosted by the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), Milan, Italy.

18 Nov 19 Nov 2019
Cambridge United Kingdom

The UK’s Babraham Institute will host the 2019 EU-LIFE Scientific Meeting. This year’s theme of Signalling and Gene Regulation in Health & Disease aims to bring together scientists from across the EU-LIFE alliance to address fundamental aspects of biology that underpin human health and bring about a greater understanding of disease.

Past Events

7 Apr 13 Apr 2019

Whole-cell models that predict phenotype from genotype by representing all of the biochemical activity inside cells are needed to advance biology, bioengineering, and medicine.

1 Apr 4 Apr 2019
Ghent Belgium

Oxylipins, from plants and other organisms, form a constantly growing group of signalling molecules that comprise oxygenated fatty acids and their metabolites.

25 Mar 26 Mar 2019

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

11 Mar 2019
Leuven Belgium

This training will provide an overview of the analytical techniques and data analysis tools that are applied to study the metabolome and will provide insights on how to interpret metabolomics data

21 Feb 22 Feb 2019

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.

7 Feb 8 Feb 2019

At the centenary commemoration of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic, many questions with regard to the origin, the development and the impact of this worldwide phenomenon remain largely uncharted.

22 Jan 2019

Recent developments in 3D whole organ and whole-body imaging have revolutionized our view on tissues and is liberating the research from artificial 2D cell culture.

26 Nov 27 Nov 2018
Leuven Belgium

Metabolism in Cancer and Stromal Cells (2nd edition)


22 Nov 23 Nov 2018

Reproducibility of in-silico pipelines analysis is one of biology's most pressing issues.