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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

28 May 29 May 2019

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

29 May 30 May 2019

The EU-LIFE Scientific Meeting 2019 will be hosted by the Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK.

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.

Past Events

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.

19 Nov 2018

In the era of Big Data, the tsunami of massive ‘omics’ data production is shifting the way we do science.

15 Nov 17 Nov 2018
Zwijnaarde Belgium


Organized by CNRS, ImaBio and IRC

12 Nov 16 Nov 2018

This course will cover basic and advanced flow cytometry topics, with lectures, workshops and practical sessions in multiple systems presented by an incredible panel of experts in the field, such

23 Oct 2018

EU-LIFE public session o "The future of Research & evaluation".
Welcome to the public session of the EU-LIFE annual Community meeting.

22 Oct 23 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018

Theme of the conference

16 Oct 19 Oct 2018
Barcelona Spain

Structural analysis is a key aspect for a detailed understanding of the molecular basis that govern the functions and interactions among biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, small ligands, etc.)

9 Oct 2018

Investigating interactions between proteins is an important aspect to gain insights into the function of proteins.