Microbiome: from benchtop to bedside

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Microbiome: from benchtop to bedside

Join us at the first UZ Brussel symposium on Microbiome: from benchtop to bedside

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Bowling Stones 397 Steenweg op Brussel 1780 Wemmel Belgium

Map and directions

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Speakers line-up (order of the day to be determined):

Dr. Sofie Thijs

At the bench: Overview of microbiome data analyses techniques

Dr. Sebastian Schmidt

Gut microbiome markers for pancreatic cancer

Prof. Danny De Looze

Fecal microbiota transplantation: is it the Holy Grail?

Prof. Sarah Lebeer

The Flemish vaginal microbiome & the Isala citizen-science project

Prof. Shari Mackens

The role of the microbiome in assisted reproductive technologies (ART)

Prof. Marie D'hooghe1 & Dr. Lindsay Devolder2

Investigating the gut microbiome in Multiple Sclerosis: promises, challenges and pitfalls

Special thanks to our sponsors who made this possible:

Altona Diagnostics



Menarini Diagnostics


There are 200 seats available at the conference center.

On-site lunch is included in the entrance fee.

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