Events

Evening event (Thursday 3rd May)

 

The social event (including walking dinner) will be organized at the Coudenberg Palace, close to the meeting venue.

The Palace has roots tracing back to the 12th Century and was without a shadow of a doubt one of the most beautiful princely residences in the whole of Europe. Today the venue is open for visits and events, and we are looking forward to welcome you at this beautiful site. 

Book presentation (Lunch Friday 4th May)

 

Boerhinger Ingelheim is pleased to invite you to lunch  to present the new textbook on Clinical Parasitology book written by Frederic Beugnet, Lenaig Halos & Jacques Guillot. Attendees will receive a copy of the textbook.

News

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.