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Janssen Pharmaceuticals - Flanders.Bio Partner day

De Hoorn, Sluisstraat 79, 3000 Leuven
Thu 01 Mar 2018
09:30

For this years’ Partner Day, Janssen’s R&D leaders share their latest insights in selected therapeutic and functional areas: oncology, neuroscience, infectious diseases, immunosciences, disco…

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Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

Leuven, Belgium
Thu 08 Mar 2018 - Fri 09 Mar 2018
08 Mar 08:30 - 09 Mar 17:30

This event will feature recent developments in bioinformatics research, and highlight the power of computational biology in the fields of medical, agricultural, and biotechnology research.

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Medical Biotechnology

Ghent, Belgium
Thu 24 May 2018 - Fri 25 May 2018
24 May 09:00 - 25 May 17:00

“New research issues in the life sciences require new research tools,” said Nico Callewaert of the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology and organizing committee member of this conferenc…

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Artificial intelligence beyond the hype: achievements and expectations in the biotech space

Artificial intelligence beyond the hype: achievements and expectations in the biotech space

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that pops up everywhere lately. In this article, we provide some examples of how it opens a plethora of possibilities when it comes to improving healthcare. …

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Confo Therapeutics is awarded a EUR 1M grant to increase its screening capabilities

Confo Therapeutics announced today that it has received a €1 million grant from the Flemish Government through Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO). The grant will be used to support the…

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The biggest killer after malaria - How to tackle RSV?

The biggest killer after malaria - How to tackle RSV?

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) annually threatens many babies and there is currently no drug or vaccine to combat the disease. A lot of research and several clinical trials are ongoing. We spok…

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Sanofi acquires Ablynx for €3.9 billion

Sanofi and Ablynx entered into a definitive agreement under which Sanofi will offer to acquire all of the outstanding ordinary shares, including shares represented by American Depositary Shares (A…

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Nominations open for Dr. Paul Janssen Award

Have you ever heard from the Dr. Paul Janssen award? It's an acknowledgement for biomedical research almost as important as a Nobel Prize. A trophy sculpture, along with $200,000 cash, will go to …

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Growing organs in the lab: science or science fiction?

Growing organs in the lab: science or science fiction?

Catherine Verfaillie was very close to being an Olympic athlete in heptathlon, but due to a major knee injury, she had to switch from studying physical education to medicine in her first year of u…

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New cures for hereditary diseases around the corner?

New cures for hereditary diseases around the corner?

Hereditary diseases are caused by mutations or deletions in (single) genes that lead to either dysfunctional or inadequate levels of proteins. RNA- or DNA-mediated gene supplementation and gene ed…

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Belgium vs Germany in the Life Sciences start-up championship

Belgium vs Germany in the Life Sciences start-up championship

Germany is one of the leading industrial nations in the world and has 8x more inhabitants than Belgium. However, when it comes to investments in early startups and early stage funds in life scienc…

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Upcoming events

Janssen Pharmaceuticals - Flanders.Bio Partner day

De Hoorn, Sluisstraat 79, 3000 Leuven
Thu 01 Mar 2018
09:30

For this years’ Partner Day, Janssen’s R&D leaders share their latest insights in selected therapeutic and functional areas: oncology, neuroscience, infectious diseases, immunosciences, disco…

Read more

Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

Leuven, Belgium
Thu 08 Mar 2018 - Fri 09 Mar 2018
08 Mar 08:30 - 09 Mar 17:30

This event will feature recent developments in bioinformatics research, and highlight the power of computational biology in the fields of medical, agricultural, and biotechnology research.

Read more

Medical Biotechnology

Ghent, Belgium
Thu 24 May 2018 - Fri 25 May 2018
24 May 09:00 - 25 May 17:00

“New research issues in the life sciences require new research tools,” said Nico Callewaert of the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology and organizing committee member of this conferenc…

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