Belgian Society of Parasitology & Protistology Annual scientific meeting - 20th of March 2020

Meeting venue


The BSPP2020 meeting will be held at the University of Antwerp, city campus: “klooster van de Grauwzusters” (Lange Sint-Annastraat 7, 2000 Antwerpen), at walking distance from Antwerp Central station.

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Abstract

Abstract submission for the BSPP meeting is now open. Abstract submission will close on 21st of February. Please submit your abstract trough the abstract submission button or by sending your abstract to Linda.devooght@uantwerpen.be. Below, you can find the guidelines for the abstract. 

 

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Registration

Please register by filling in the registration form below.

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We hereby kindly remind BSPP members who have not yet have paid their membership fees to remit 25 € per person for 2020 to the account of the society: BE53 3200 7108 9653 (ING, Antwerp). The membership fees cover the registration costs for the conference in Antwerp. Group payments by the labs are encouraged.

Grants

Any registered and active PhD student of our society can apply for the travel grant provided that he had an abstract accepted by the conference for which he applies. The aim of this € 500 grant is to support young members to present their work at international conferences. The grant is sponsored by Zoetis and the competitive selection is done by the BSPP board members.

 

Deadline for application 21 February 2020

Guidelines for the zoetis travel grant
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News

The 2019 BSPP travel Grant was awarded to Dorien Mabille Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH) to attend the BSP/BSPP/NVP Spring Meeting in Manchester, UK, 15-17 April 2019. Read about her experience here.

The 2019 Avia-Gis travel Grant was awarded to Dimitri Bulte Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH) to attend the BSP/BSPP/NVP Spring Meeting in Manchester, UK, 15-17 April 2019. Read about his experience here.

The 2019 Zoetis travel Grant was awarded to Lieselotte Van Bockstal Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH) to attend the BSP/BSPP/NVP Spring Meeting in Manchester, UK, 15-17 April 2019. Read about her experience here.

Internist-infectioloog Meta Roestenberg van het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC) ontvangt de Boehringer-Ingelheim prijs voor haar onderzoek in de translationele parasitologie. Roestenberg werkt aan experimentele klinische studies die moeten leiden tot een snellere en goedkopere ontwikkeling van nieuwe medicijnen en vaccins. More info.

The 2018 Zoetis travel Grant was awarded to Irina Matetovici  (Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp) to attend the The European Congress of Entomology  (Naples,Italy), 2-6 July, 2018. Read about her experience here.

Guy Caljon (University of Antwerp) received the Merial Award on 18 May 2017 in Utrecht for his work on insect-transmitted parasitic infections. More info.

Eline Eberhardt (University of Antwerp) was awarded the Avia-GIS award for the best presentation at the Joint spring meeting of the Belgian Society of Parasitology & Protistology (BSPP) and the Netherlands Society of Parasitology (NVP) on 20th May 2016.

Title of the presentation: Molecular detection of infection homogeneity and impact of miltefosine treatment in a Syrian Golden hamster model of Leishmania donovani  and L. infantum visceral leishmaniasis. 

The 2017 Zoetis travel Grant was awarded to Franck Dumetz (Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp) to attend the WorldLeish6 conference, Toledo (Spain), May 16-20, 2017.

Read about his experience here.