BEMS Meeting
Current Research Projects
VUB, B1050 Brussels


10:00 -10:05
H.Thierens, University of Ghent, Belgium

10:05 – 10:35
Real time quantitative PCR : a booming technology
J. Vandesompele, University of Ghent,Belgium

10:35 – 11:00
Genotoxic mechanisms of lung cancer induced by hard metal dust
M. De Boeck, VUB, Belgium
11:00 – 11:25
Elimination of micronucleated cells by apoptosis after treatment with inhibitors of microtubules
I. Decordier, VUB, Belgium

11:25 – 11:50
Monitoring water and and air samples from different origin : comparison of test system
E. Brits, VITO-VUB, Belgium

11:50 – 12:15
Breast cancer and in vitro radiosensitivity
A. Baeyens, University of Ghent, Belgium

12:15 – 13:30

13:30 – 14:00
MicroArrays, a new tool to study toxicology on a genome-wide scale
P. Van Hummelen, Flanders Institute Biotechnology, Belgium
14:00 – 14:25
The effect of mutagens on the gut epithelium of the mouse
A. Vanhauwaert, VUB, Belgium

14:25 – 14:50
An information system for the evaluation of health risks associated with occupational exposure to mutagens/carcinogens
N. Lombaert, VUB, Belgium

14:50 – 15:15
A systematic review of cytogenetic studies conducted in populations exposed to cadmium compounds
V. Verougstraete, UCL, Belgium

15:15 – 15:40
Chlamydocin induces apoptosis and proteasome-mediated degradation of survivin
S. De Schepper, UIA-J&JPRD, Belgium
15:40 – 16:05
Radiosensitizers for hepatocellular carcinoma : toxicity and therapeutical efficacy
B. Lambert and K. De Ruyck, University of Ghent, Belgium

16:05 – 16:30
P. Duez, ULB, Belgium

16:30 – 17:00
Closure of the meeting