Breathomics Symposium

Volatiles bridging research in health and environment

di, 10/03/2020 - 08:30
Stadscampus Antwerp, Rooms Tassis and Durer, Prinsstraat 13, Antwerp, Belgium

Program

08.30 - 9.00: Registration with coffee

09.00 - 9.25: Welcome and introduction to volatomics
| Kevin Lamote (University of Antwerp)

09.25 - 9.50: Volatile metabolites in breath as markers of health and (gastrointestinal) disease
| Frederik-Jan van Schooten (Maastricht University)

09.50 - 10.15: The electronic nose: emerging biomarkers in lung cancer diagnostics
| Wouter van Geffen (Medical Center Leeuwaarden)

10.15 - 10.40: Breath testing for asbestos
| Eline Janssens (University of Antwerp)

10.40 - 11.10: Coffee break

11.10 - 11.35: Breathomics for interstitial lung diseases
| Marlies Wijsenbeek, Karen Moor (Erasmus MC)

11.35 - 12.00: The odour of lung transplantation
| Veronique Verplancke (Antwerp University Hospital)

12.00 - 12.25: Breathomics for asthma and COPD management: can we feel it breathing down our neck yet?
| Florence Schleich (CHU Liège)

12.25 - 13.30: Lunch

13.30 - 13.55: VOC analysis in urban and indoor air quality assessment
| To be confirmed (Ghent University)

13.55 - 14.20: Exhaled volatiles in healthy individuals: there is some variability
| Gudrun Koppen (VITO)

14.20 - 14.55: In vitro and translational VOC research
| Agnes Boots (Maastricht University)

14.55 - 15.30: Coffee break

15.30 - 15.55: The critical assessment of analytical bias in the identification exhaled breath biomarkers
| Joeri Vercammen (Ghent University/ IS-X)

15.55 - 16.20: Pathway analysis and statistical issues in VOC research
| Agi Smolinska (Maastricht University)

16.20 - 16.45: The future colatomic research: from design to prime time
| Job van Bragt (AMC-UvA Amsterdam)

16.45 - 17.00: Closing remarks: Omics in health and environment
| Ronny Blust (University of Antwerp)

17.00: Closing reception

Practical information

Date & time: 

Tuesday March 10, 2020: 8.30 - 17.00

Venue

Stadscampus Antwerp, Rooms Tassis and Durer

Prinsstraat 13

Antwerp, Belgium

Contact

Kevin [dot] Lamote [at] uantwerpen [dot] be

Lea [dot] Costermans [at] uantwerpen [dot] be

Registration

Registration fee: EUR 60,00 (EUR 30,00 for students), and includes admission to the meeting, breaks, lunch and reception.

  • Register by bank transfer at IBAN: BE86 7350 0853 2550
  • BIC: KREDBEBB before March 5, 2020 with mentioning of reference SC200009 and your name 

 

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