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IRC seminars

People in the seminar room









The VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research organizes a seminar cycle with outstanding international speakers.
Regular seminars take place on Friday, at 11:30 in the seminar room of the FSVM-building (Technologiepark 927, Zwijnaarde) and are open for everyone. Registration is not necessary.

Other events organized by the IRC:

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Forthcoming IRC Seminars 2018

  • Friday 12 October
    Host: Mo Lamkanfi/Andy Wullaert

IRC Seminar:
Guiseppe Calamita
University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', Bari, Italy
Aquaporin-9 is involved in the systemic inflammatory
response underlying the LPS-induced endotoxic shock in


  • Tuesday 16 October
    Host: Savvas Savvides/Eugenia Russinova

          IRC Seminar:
             Jacqueline Cherfils
             Research Director, CNRS and Ecole normale supérieure Paris
             Signalling by small GTPases : from allosteric regulation to
          inhibition by small molecules

  • Friday 19 October
    Host: Roos Vandenbroucke

          IRC Seminar :
             Rainer Straub
             Laboratory of Neuroendocrine Immunology and Experimental
             Rheumatology, University Hospital Regensburg
             Selfish brain and immune system prompt energy shortage
          in chronic inflammation / aging – an evolutionary

  • Monday 29 October

          Hot Science, Cool Talks:
              Ines Heyndrickx, unit Bart Lambrecht
            “the role of chitinase-like protein Ym1 and Ym2 in type2

             Robin Vandaele, unit Yvan Saeys
          “Topological data analysis of 1D stratified spaces.”