Autumn meeting 2023

Joint meeting of the BeSSCR & RBSCDB on cell plasticity

DateNovember 24 2023
  • Claudia Spits & Leo van Grunsven (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • Cédric Blanpain (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • Laurent Nguyen (Université de Liège)
  • Peter Ponsaerts (University of Antwerp)
Venue: Museé de la Médicine on the Campus Erasme of the ULB, Brussels

Confirmed speakers

Atilgan Yilmaz (KULeuven) The essentialome of human embryonic stem cells and their differentiated derivatives 

Peter Ponsaerts (UAntwerpen) Capturing innate immune signalling in murine and human iPSC-derived brain organoids

Mirian Romitti (ULB) Fueling Differentiation: Insulin's Impact on Lung Organoid generation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Esther Wolfs  (UHasselt) Unlocking the therapeutic potential: Stem cells in disease treatment and modeling

Hilde van de Velde (VUB) Cell plasticity and lineage specification in human embryos

Cedric Blanpain (ULB) Mechanisms regulating the stem cell plasticity during tumor initiation






SILVER sponsors: SarstedtPromegaSanbioAvantorGentaurNovolab - Assay Genie

BRONZE sponsorsBD Biosciences - QuidelOrtho



There will be short talks selected from submitted abstract and a prize will be awarded to the best posters.



Abstract submission deadline: November 1, 2023
Registration deadline: November 15, 2023
Payment: Please transfer the registration fee before November 22, 2023. 
Payment onsite is exceptionally allowed if you have registered online on November 15 at the latest.