In 2011, the Belgian Society for Parasitology held its annual scientific meeting in Liège (Veterinary Faculty in Sart-Tilman) on 10 June. The theme was"Omics and parasitology: how genomics, proteomics and metabolics contribute to our understanding of parasites". Three keynote speakers were invited. The rest of the time was devoted to presentations by junior scientists (in relation to the theme or not).


Abstract book of the 2011 meeting in Liège
Abstracts BSP 2011.pdf
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2017 awards

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 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.