Belgian Metabolomics Day

29 September 2017
Instituut voor Landbouw-, Visserij- en Voedingsonderzoek (ILVO) Caritasstraat 39, Melle

In September 2017, Flanders and Walloon Metabolomics groups organized the first Belgian Metabolomics Day. The purpose of this meeting was to get to know each others research interests and to increase interaction between the different research groups. As such, the presentations focused on providing overviews of the research activities and the facilities.

This event, initiated by the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre (NMC) and supported by ELIXIR Belgium, attracted 79 participants representing various research groups from all Belgian Universities. Photo's via ELIXIR Belgium's Flickr page. Below, you can find an overview of the presentations given by the different research groups.

Research at the Ghent University
• Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety by Lynn Vanhaecke
• Department of Bioanalysis by Sarah de Saeger
• Centre for Plant Systems Biology (VIB – UGent) by Wout Boerjan

Research at the Université de Mons by Jean-Marie Colet

Research at Leiden University and a perspective on the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre by Thomas Hankemeier

Research at the Research Institute Chromatography by Ruben t'Kindt

Research at the University of Hasselt by Jurgen Claesen

Research at the University of Leuven and VIB
• Department of Oncology by Johan Swinnen
• Metabolomics Expertise Center (VIB-KU Leuven Centre for Cancer Biology) by Bart Ghesquiere
• Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, by Rita Derua/Etienne Waelkens

Research at the Université de Liège
• Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry by Pascal de Tulio
• Department for the Analysis of Medicines by Marianne Fillet
• Department of Pharmacognesy by Michel Frédérich

Research at the University of Antwerp
• Toxicological center by Adrian Covaci and Matthias Cuykx
• Department of Mathematics & Computer Science by Kris Laukens

Introduction to the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre by Merlijn van Rijswijk, the Reseau Francophone Metabolique et Fluxonomique by Pascal de Tulio

Introduction to ELIXIR Belgium by Kim De Ruyck

Research at the Université Catholique de Louvain
• Institute of Statistics and Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences by Bernadette Govaerts
• Research at the Metabolism and Nutrition Research Group by Laure Bindels

Research at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel by Geert Martens