Mini-symposium

Kick-off meeting of the TranSYS Marie Curie Innovative Training Network

Precision Medicine at the Interface of

Translational Research and Systems Medicine

 

It is with great scientific enthusiasm to invite you to the TranSYS Kick-off Symposium on Personalized Medicine in Leuven, Belgium, on the 18-19th of March 2020.

Registration

 

Full program

 

Day Time Session Speakers Room
WEDNESDAY3/18/2020 13:00-13:30 Registration O&N1  Auditorium GA3
13:30 – 13:45 Welcome words and introduction Kristel Van Steen (TranSYS coordinator), Carine Carels (OriGENE  Fund)
13:45-14:45 Big data and health Mike Snyder (Chair, Genetics and Director, Stanford Center of Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Stanford University)
14:45 – 16:15 Smart(er) personalized medicine  – a reality check Yves Moreau  (ESAT – STADIUS, Stadius Centre for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing and Data Analytics at KU Leuven)
Catherine Van Der Straeten (Head of Health Innovation and Research Institute Ghent University Hospital; Ghent University)
Sofie Bekaert (Manager Translational Program at VIB)
Gert Matthijs  (Department of Human Genetics at KU Leuven  & President Belgian Society for Human Genetics)
Ritchie Head (Director Ceratium Limited)
Mike Snyder  (Chair, Genetics and Director, Stanford Center of Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Stanford University)
Frederic Coppens (Head of node ELIXIR Belgium)
16:15 – 17:00 Coffee break, TranSYS networking, meet and greet. O&N4 Foyer
17:00 – 18:00 WG1-3 presentations TranSYS Workgroup leaders O&N4 Glass room
18:00 – 20:30 SB meeting CLOSED SESSION- TranSYS partners
THURSDAY 19/3/2020 9:00 – 9:30 Registration // WG leader meeting CLOSED SESSION O&N4 Auditorium
9:30 – 10:00 Personalized Medicine – Belgian/European level Gert Matthijs (Department of Human Genetics at KU Leuven  & President Belgian Society for Human Genetics)
10:00-10:30 Precision medicine in microbiology: personalizing antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory treatments in people with cystic fibrosis Tom Coenye (Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, UGent)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break O&N4 Foyer
11:00-12:00 Redefining complex diseases for drug development through experimental medicine and systems biology Benjamin Dizier (Director, Immunology Translational Medicine, UCB) O&N4 Auditorium
12:00-13:00 From single cell to whole population model of yeast replicative ageing: how to age healthy Marija Cvijotic (Lead of the Systems Biology Research Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Gothenburg)
13:00 + TranSYS closed meeting CLOSED SESSION O&N4 Glass room