Upcoming activities (updated November, 2017)

Activities in the past

Event Doctorate Ole De Backer
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Monday September 14th, 2009 at 5:00 PM
Place UZ Gent, Auditorium C (P3-4), De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent
Registration Not required
Further information romain.lefebvre@UGent.be

Event Doctorate Joeri Van Op den bosch
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Wednesday June 3rd, 2009 at 4:00 PM
Place Universiteit Antwerpen, Auditorium A. Kinsbergen (UZA)
Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem
Registration Not required
Further information jean-pierre.timmermans@ua.ac.be

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday February 12th, 2009 at 11:26 AM
Place Hilton, Antwerp
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Inge. Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Nathalie Ruyssers
Topic Therapeutic potential of helminth-derived proteins in an experimental animal model of IBD
Program
Date Thursday December 10th, 2009 at 5:30 PM
Place University of Antwerp, campus Drie Eiken, gebouw Q, promotiezaal, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk
Registration Not required
Further information benedicte.dewinter@ua.ac.be of tom.moreels@uza.be

Event Lecture dr Elliott (University of Iowa)
Topic Helminth-associated immune modulation of inflammation
Program
Date Thursday December 10th, 2009 at 4:00 PM
Place UA, campus Drie Eiken, gebouw R, lokaal 1.09, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk
Registration Not required
Further information benedicte.dewinter@ua.ac.be of tom.moreels@uza.be

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday March 4th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Place Hilton, Antwerp
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Workshop Gastrointestinal Inflammation, Antwerp, September 16th 2010
Topic Mediators and cell types involved in GI inflammation-therapeutic implications for IBS and IBD
Program Program Workshop
Date Thursday September 16th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Place Universiteitsclub-Hof van Liere, Prinsstraat 13b, 2000 Antwerpen
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Registration closed

Event Doctorate Ingeborg Dhaese
Topic OG-FWO: Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Friday May 28th, 2010 at 5:00 PM
Place Auditorium E (Blok B), campus UZ Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent
Registration Not required
Further information romain.lefebvre@UGent.be

Event Doctorate Werend Boesmans
Topic OG-FWO: Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Friday May 28th, 2010 at 5:00 PM
Place promotiezaal van de Universiteitshallen, Naamsestraat 22, 3000 Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information Pieter.VandenBerghe@med.kuleuven.be

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday February 17th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Place Liege
Registration Not required
Further information For registration go to: www.belgianweek.be! More info: Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Pieter-Jan Verhulst
Topic OG-FWO: Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Wednesday March 30th, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Place Auditorium Kasteel 01.07, Kasteelpark Arenberg 1, 3001 Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Symposium GI Translational Research, Leuven, 30-31 May 2011
Topic Frontiers in Gastrointestinal Translational Research
Program Program
Date Monday May 30th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Place Gasthuisberg, Onderwijs en Navorsing 1, Auditorium GA1, Leuven
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Registration and information via www.targid.eu

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday February 9th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Place Ostend, Thermae Palace
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Sara Janssen
Topic PhD thesis: Bitter and fatty acid sensing mechanisms of the ghrelin cell
Program
Date Friday March 23rd, 2012 at 5:00 PM
Place Auditorium Kasteel Arenberg
Registration Not required
Further information sara.janssen@med.kuleuven.be

Event Little Brain Big Brain Meeting
Topic
Program not available yet
Date Tuesday September 4th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Place Leuven
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Lukas.Vanoudenhove@med.kuleuven.be

Event Belgian week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO: Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday February 28th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Place Hilton hotel, Antwerp
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Gut Microbiota for Health, 2nd World Summit
Topic Gut Microbiota
Program http://registration.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com
Date Sunday February 24th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Place Madrid, Spain
Registration Not required
Further information gmh@quadrature.fr

Event Doctorate Avula Leela
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Wednesday February 20th, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Place Kinsbergen auditorium, UZA
Registration Not required
Further information jean-pierre.timmermans@ua.ac.be

Event Doctorate Lina Roosen
Topic OG-FWO: Gastro-intestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Thursday March 14th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Place Aula van de tweede hoofdwet, Kasteelpark arenberg 41, Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information pieter.vandenberghe@med.kuleuven.be

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program http://www.belgianweek.be
Date Thursday February 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Place Dolce-La Hulpe
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information inge.depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Inivted lecture dr S. Waddington, UCLondon
Topic Perinatal gene transfer to the nervous system as therapy for inherited disease
Program
Date Monday March 24th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Place UA, Campus Groenenborger G.U.025
Registration Not required
Further information jean-pierre.timmermans@uantwerpen.be

Event PhD defense Marte Heylen
Topic The therapeutic potential of helminth-derived products in an experimental animal model of colitis:
Program
Date Monday September 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Place UA
Registration Not required
Further information Benedicte.dewinter@uantwerpen.be

Event PhD defense Giao Ly
Topic Brain mechanisms of visceral pain perception and meal volume tolerance in health and dysppepsia
Program
Date Tuesday September 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Place Kasteel Arenberg, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information lukas.vanoudenhove@med.kuleuven.be

Event PhD defense Annemie Deiteren
Topic Role of afferent nerves in the pathogenesis of post-inflammatory GI sensitivity disturbances.
Program
Date Monday September 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Place UA
Registration Not required
Further information benedicte.dewinter@uantwerpen.be

Event PhD defense Sarah Cosyns
Topic GI effects of soluble guanylate cyclase activation by NO-independent compounds and by nitrite
Program
Date Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 at 7:09 AM
Place UZ Gent
Registration Not required
Further information romain.lefebvre@ugent.be

Event Mini symposium
Topic Mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract that control food intake in health and disease
Program Program
Date Wednesday November 5th, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Place Universiteitshal, Naamsestraat 22, Leuven
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

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Event Emeritaat prof. dr. Paul Pelckmans
Topic Afscheidssymposium
Program Programma afscheidssymposium
Date Friday December 19th, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Place Universiteit Antwerpen, Stadscampus, Hof Van Liere
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information benedicte.dewinter@uantwerpen.be

Event PhD defense Tim Vanuytsel
Topic Defending the gastrointestinal border
Program
Date Tuesday December 2nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Place Universiteitshallen, Naamsestraat, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information tim.vanuytsel@med.kuleuven.be

Event Mini symposium
Topic Topics in intestinal mucosal biology
Program
Date Tuesday December 2nd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Place Gasthuisberg, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information tim.vanuytsel@med.kuleuven.be

Event Belgian week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Place Square, Brussels
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event PhD defense Katrien Lowette
Topic The hungry "little brain": effects of stress and nutrition on neuronal signaling in the gut
Program
Date Thursday January 8th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Place Universiteitshallen, Naamsestraat, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information pieter.vandenberghe@med.kuleuven.be

Event PhD defense Christophe Vanormelingen
Topic Role of inflammation and oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal dysfuncion
Program
Date Friday January 16th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Place Universiteitshallen, Naamsestraat, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information christophe.vanormelingen@med.kuleuven.be

Event Lecture prof R. DeGiorgio
Topic Human enteric neuropathy
Program
Date Friday January 16th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Place Gasthuisberg O&N2, room HP2, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information

Event Doctorate Jorien Laermans
Topic Timekeeping in the gastrointestinal tract
Program
Date Friday October 9th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Place Arenbergkasteel, Kasteelpark Arenberg 1, Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Dinesh Babu
Topic Prevention of oxidative stress for cytoprotection of intestinal epithelial cells
Program
Date Wednesday October 14th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Place Auditorium E (Blok B), UZ Gent, Gent
Registration Not required
Further information Romain.Lefebvre@UGent.be

Event Doctorate Bert Avau
Topic Bitter, not just a matter of bad taste
Program
Date Monday November 9th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Place Auditorium C, elektrotechnisch instituut, Kasteelpark, Arenberg 10, Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Martina Di Giovangiulio
Topic The neuro-endocrine modulation of the intestinal immune homeostasis
Program
Date Monday October 12th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Place Aula van de Tweede Hoofdwet, Thermotechnisch Instituut, Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information guy.boeckxstaens@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Katrien Alpaerts
Topic Gut lamina propria dendritic cells
Program
Date Thursday November 5th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Place UA, Campus Drie Eiken, Promotiezaal, gebouw Q
Registration Not required
Further information Roeland.Buckinx@uantwerp.be

Event Mini-symposium
Topic Development and repair of the enteric nervous system
Program
Date Wednesday February 17th, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Place BMW5, O&N2, Campus Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information pieter.vandenberghe@med.kuleuven.be

Event Belgian Week of Gastroenterology
Topic OG-FWO: Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Program
Date Thursday February 18th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Place Square, Brussels
Registration Not required
Further information Inge.Depoortere@med.kuleuven.be

Event Doctorate Stéphanie Mondelaers
Topic A study on the identification of the underlying mechanisms of post-infectious IBS
Program
Date Monday April 25th, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Place Thermotechnisch Instituut-Kasteel Arenberg 41 Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information guy.boeckxstaens@med.kuleuven.be

Event doctorate Giovanna Farro
Topic New insight in the pathogenesis of postoperative ileus: the role of inflammation revisited
Program
Date Friday April 15th, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Place Auditorium 04.330, O&N4, Gasthuisberg, Leuven
Registration Not required
Further information guy.boeckxstaens@med.kuleuven.be

Event Colonic motility symposium
Topic Colonic motility in health and chronic constipation:from bench to bedside
Program
Date Thursday September 8th, 2016 at 8:30 AM
Place KU Leuven, auditorium BMW 1, Campus Gasthuisberg O&N2, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven
Registration Required (but not possible anymore)
Further information jan.tack@kuleuven.be

Event OG-FWO:Gastrointestinal Regulatory Mechanisms
Topic
Program www.bwge.be
Date Thursday February 9th, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Place Antwerp, Hilton
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@kuleuven.be

Event doctorate Sandra Steensels
Topic Contribution of extra-oral taste receptors and gut hormones in the effect of sweeteners and gastric
Program
Date Wednesday March 1st, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Place Aula Arenbergkasteel, Kasteelpark Arenberg 1, Heverlee
Registration Not required
Further information inge.depoortere@kuleuven.be