8th Belgium Biosafety symposium - “Safe use of lentiviral and other vectors”

When: 
09-02-2017
Where: 
IMEC, Leuven, Belgium

Time

Activity

09:30

Registration and coffee

10:00

Welcome by Delphine Beeckman, BBP President

10:10

Opening lecture

“Frequently used viral vectors: an overview”, René Custers, VIB

11:00

Biosafety considerations

  • Risk identification (LAI and other incidents), Suzanne Loret, Unamur
  • Risk assessment, Aline Baldo, WIV-SBB

Session 1: Use of viral vectors in research and development

11:40

Choosing the appropriate vectors,  Emmanuel Di Valentin, Universitéde Liège

12:10

Optogeneticsapplications in neurons, Dimiter Prodanov, IMEC

12:40

LUNCH BREAK
13:40 Plant viruses for the production of pharmaceuticals,  Delphine Beeckman, Bayer Cropscience

Session 2: Medical applications of lentiviral vectors

14:10

Use of lentiviral vectors for targeting dendritic cells, Karine Breckpot, VIB

14:40

Gene therapy: choosing the right treatment approach, TBC, KU Leuven

15:10

COFFEE BREAK

15:30

Vaccination 1: Animal recombinant vaccines, Mieke Steensels, Coda-CERVA

16:00

Vaccination 2: Human vaccines, Myra Widjojoatmodjo, Janssen

16:30

BBP organizational matters (General Assembly), Delphine Beeckman, BBP President

 

 

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Location:
IMEC
Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven
Belgium

Check out the travel directions here.

Fee: 50€ for BBP members
        100€ for non-BBP members
 

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