ASCID Evening Symposium June 2017

Join our next ASCID Evening Symposium on Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

20 June 2017 - 18u30-22u00

The Antwerp Study Centre for Infectious Diseases (ASCID) presents its third evening symposium on 20 June, from 18u30-22u00.

ASCID is a unique collaboration between VAXINFECTIO (Vaccine- and Infectious Disease Institute) and EVECO (Evolutionary Ecology Group),
And formally recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the University of Antwerp.
The mission of the Centre is basic and multidisciplinary research with a main research focus on infectious diseases.
Presentations will be given by leading experts in the field of antibiotic resistance.

Programme "Zoonotic Infectious Diseases"

18u30-19u00       Registration with sandwiches, coffee and tea 

19u00-19u10       Welcome - Prof Zwi Berneman, University of Antwerp, Laboratory of Experimental Hematology

19u10-19u40      'Bush meat infections: a manifold wildlife conservation argument'- Dr Anne Laudisoit, University of Antwerp, EVECO 

19u40-20u10       'Crossing all borders: one health, zoonoses and interreg ’ - Prof Erlangga Yusuf, University of Antwerp, Laboratory of Medical Microbiology 

20u10-20u40       'Looking for the origins of the HIV pandemic'- Dr Anne Buvé, the Institute for Tropical Medicine 

20u40-21u10      'HEV: unappreciated, but omnipresent?'- Dr Thomas Van Wolleghem - University Hospital Antwerp, Gastro-enterology and Hepatology Department 

21u10-22u00       Networking reception



20 June 2016  from 18u30-22u00


University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Building Q, Promotiezaal
Universiteitsplein 1, 2000 Antwerpen (Parking 2)


The ASCID consortium warmly welcomes all stakeholders  with interests in infectious diseases.


Free of charge, but registration is mandatory.

Accreditation (ethics & economics) has been requested.


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