Bioinformatics Student Symposium - 22/05/2018 - Antwerp

RSG Belgium, the regional student group of the International Society for Computational Biology kindly invites you to the first Bioinformatics Student Symposium of 2018, organized in collaboration with biomina.

The main goal of this event is providing a forum for young researchers and students in bioinformatics to present their work and network with peers.

Our keynote speaker is Prof. dr. Kris Laukens of the Antwerp University. Prof. Laukens is a bioinformatics researcher in the Adrem Data Lab and the founder of the biomina research network. He specializes in the use and development of data mining technologies for big molecular data in order to address medical and biological problems. His two core research areas are biomolecular pattern discovery and biological networks.

Mark the date

Tuesday, the 22nd of May 2018


Room C101 - City Campus University of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerp.

Registration (deadline 14th of May)

Registration is free, but mandatory. Please register before the 14th of May through the google form.

Abstract call (deadline 20th of April)

You can submit an abstract for oral or poster presentations. Eight abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Please include your abstract in the google form before the 20th of April.

Social dinner

After the symposium we will go to the restaurant Verona in the city center, near the cathedral, for the social dinner.

Preliminary program

  • 12.30: Registration
  • 13.00: Opening remarks
  • 13.10: Keynote
  • 14.00: Student talks
  • 15.20: Poster flash presentations
  • 15.30: Coffee break with poster session
  • 16.10: Student talks
  • 17.30: Closing remarks
  • 17.40: Networking session with drinks
  • 18.00: Depart for social dinner

We look forward to seeing you there!