Activities 2008

Thursday 13 November 2008 at 14h00


Visit at the Universiteit Gent (UGent)

Visit of H.R.H. Princess Astrid at the UGent–VIB in Ghent at the laboratory of the Molecular Cell Biology Unit of the Department for Molecular Biomedical Research (DMBR) of prof. dr. Frans Van Roy, winner of the research credits 2008–2010 of the Q.E.M.F..


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Thursday 26 June 2008 at 14h00


Visit at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Visit of H.R.H. Princess Astrid at the ULB – IBMM in Gosselies at the laboratory of Molecular Embryology of prof. Eric Bellefroid, winner of the Ernest Solvay prize 2008.


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Wednesday 29 May 2008 at 15h00


Academic session at the Royal Palace in Brussels

Research credits 2008–2010

Presentation of the teams:

  • Prof. dr. Peter Carmeliet (KU Leuven)
  • Prof. dr. Peter Janssen (KU Leuven)
  • Prof. dr. Wim Vanduffel (KU Leuven)
  • Prof. dr. Rufin Vogels (KU Leuven)
  • Prof. dr. Vincent Timmerman, PhD (UA)
  • Prof. dr. Christine Van Broeckhoven, PhD, DSc (UA)
  • Prof. dr. André Goffinet (UCLouvain)
  • Dr. Emmanuel Hermans (UCLouvain)
  • Prof. dr. Frans Van Roy (UGent)
  • Prof. dr. Marc Parmentier (ULB)
  • Prof. dr. Serge N. Schiffmann (ULB)
  • Dr. Pierre Vanderhaeghen, MD, PhD (ULB)
  • Prof. dr. Pierre Maquet (ULg)
  • Prof. dr. Gustave Moonen (ULg)
  • Dr. Laurence Ris (UMONS)
  • Prof. dr. Yvette Michotte (VUB



Scientific awards 2008

Presentation of the prizes:

  • Viscountess Valine de Spoelberch prize: prof. dr. Veerle Baekelandt, PhD (KU Leuven)
  • Ernest Solvay prize: prof. Eric Bellefroid (ULB)
  • Baron van Gysel de Meise prize: prof. Bruno Rossion (UCLouvain)
  • Monique Brauns prize: prof. Ludo Van Den Bosch (KU Leuven)


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