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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 

Target Audience

This symposium will be of special interest for students, clinicians and researchers interested in breath and environmental research. 

Accreditation has been requested. 

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