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, "FWO Travel Grant for a short stay abroad“ to fund a research stay at the laboratory of Prof. Catherine O’Neill, University of Manchester, UK (20.08.2018-15.09.2018)
Wannes Van Beeck,
“EMBL Corporate Partnership Programme Travel Grant” to attend the Microbial Communities: Modelling Meets Experiments course at EMBL Heidelberg (03.12.18-07.12.18).
, "FY2018 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship" research grant from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to perform research at the Shinshu University in Nagano (Japan), in collaboration with Professor Takeshi Shimosato, on the mechanism behind probiotic glycosyl transferases.
, "Winner Davos DNA-storage Bitcoin Challenge" issued by dr. Nick Goldman from the European Bio-informatics Institute.
, "LABIP Mid Career Senior Scientist" (Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 30.08.2017).
, “Excellent Poster Award”, MELiSSA Mini-Symposium & Master Class: Science and Technology for Bioregenerative Life Support (Antwerp, Belgium, 30.03.2017):
Valorisation of food waste by means of artisan vegetable fermentation”
, “Excellent Poster Award”, MELiSSA Mini-Symposium & Master Class: Science and Technology for Bioregenerative Life Support (Antwerp, Belgium, 30.03.2017): “Spacecraft air quality control using leaf bacteria”
, Best presentation at PRESS>SPEAK science communication, (Antwerp, Belgium, 09.03.2017): “Wat kunnen bladbacteriën voor ons doen?”
, "Outstanding Poster Award", National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) 2017 (Leuven, Belgium, 07.02.2017): "Fluorescent probiotic strains for studying microbe-microbe and microbe-host interactions"
, “Outstanding Poster in Environment and Agriculture”, National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) 2017 (Leuven, Belgium, 07.02.2017): “Biomonitoring of Urban Air Quality: the Potential of Hyperspectral Measurements”
“Jaarprijs Wetenschapscommunicatie voor het citizen-science project
. (KVAB, 21.10.2016).
“Poster prize”, Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease 2016 (Hinxton, United Kingdom, 09.09.2016): “The vaginal microbiome: can we distinguish bacterial vaginosis and aerobic vaginitis”.
, “ISME Student Poster Award” & “MO BIO Student Poster Award”, 16
International (ISME 2016) (Montreal, Canada, 26.08.2016): “The effect of land use and air pollution on the bacterial phyllosphere of Ivy and London plane tree”.
, “Presentation Award (Biotechnology and microbiology)”, 21
National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) (Antwerp, Belgium, 05.02.2016): “Ecology of the urban phyllosphere”.
, “Oral presentation award (Genetics & Human Health session)”, 21
National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) (Antwerp, Belgium, 05.02.2016):
Re-evaluating urban endotoxins: abundance and inflammatory capacity in polluted air”
, “Oral presentation award (Ecosystem monitoring and management session)”, 21
National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) (Antwerp, Belgium, 05.02.2016): “Magnetic analysis and scanning electron microscopy as an integrated approach to assess particulate matter deposition on urban green”
, “Rosa Blankaert award”, encouragement award for young researchers from the University of Antwerp (2015). Project: The importance of airborne bacterial endotoxins in an urban environment.
Marianne van den Broek,
"FWO Grant for a short study visit abroad" This grant supports researchers who wish to spend a short period abroad to further specialize in their research field or to undertake knowledge-gathering assignments.
, Belgian Immunological Society (BIS) grant to attend the 4th European Congress of Immunology (ECI) (Vienna, Austria, 6.9.2015-9.9.2015).
Ilke De Boeck
, grant to attend the Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease 2015 conference (Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK, 29.06.2015 - 01.07.2015).
"Nature Protocols Poster Prize", Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease conference (Hinxton, UK, 29.6.2015-1.7.2015): "Genetically engineered probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG as a prospective oral delivery vector for allergen-specific immunotherapy".
Marianne van den Broek
, “1st Poster Prize”, 20st National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 30.01.2015): “Novel antipathogenic activities of lactobacilli against nasopharyngeal pathogens”.
Ilke De Boeck
, "VBI-studentenprijs 2014" with master thesis " Immunomodulatory role for the pili of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG: possible applications towards asthma and allergies".
Marianne van den Broek,
Poster Prize”, 19
National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS) (Gembloux, Belgium, 07.02.2014): “Molecular understanding of factors important for probiotic lactobacilli outside the gut”.
“EOS pipet 2014”; audience award (Leuven, Belgium, 11.12.2014)
"Best Poster Award", Knowledge for Growth (Gent, 30.05.2013): "The secret lives of airborne microbes".
Environmental Pollution “Editors' choice” paper for December 2013 (01.12.2013):
Spatial distribution assessment of particulate matter in an urban street canyon using biomagnetic leaf monitoring of tree crown deposited particles
Fatemeh Kardel, Karen Wuyts, Manoochehr Babanezhad, U.W.A. Vitharan, Ali Reza Khavanin zadeh, Tatiana Wuytack, Roeland Samson
, "Best Poster Prize", geoENV International Conference (Gent, 13-15.09.2010), "Spatial distribution of plant anatomical and morphological characteristics for biomonitoring of urban habitat quality".
Shari Van Wittenberghe
, "Beste presentatie", Belgian Earth Observation Day (Chaudfontaine, 06.05.2010): "
Fatemeh Kardel, Roeland Samson
, "Best Poster Prize", necov wintersumposium (Antwerpen, 07-08.02.2008): "Biomonitoring of urban habitat quality via stomatal characteristics of
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