Fall meeting 2023

Registration link: https://webforms.ru.nl/27c124bd-964c-ee11-be6e-000d3a2e4562

Registration costs: 20 Euro, including coffee, lunch and borrel

Location:  Huygens Building of the Radboud University (Heyendaalseweg 135 in Nijmegen)


9:45-10:15 Registration & coffee

10:15-10:30 Welcome

10:30-11:15 Keynote: Akos Kovacs, Leiden University: Frenemies of the soil: understanding the molecular genetic details of Bacillus-Pseudomonas interactions

11:15-11:45 Robert Jansen, Radboud University: Elucidating metabolic dark matter - Finding the function of microbial genes and metabolites

11:45-12:15 Andras Spaan, UMC Utrecht: Human genetic and immunological determinants of staphylococcal host-pathogen interactions

12:15-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Sandy Schmidt, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen: Turning pollution into value: Engineering carbon-hungry microbes

14:00-14:30 Lennart Schada von Borzyskowski, Leiden University: Natural and synthetic biochemistry of Paracoccus denitrificans for sustainable applications

14:30-15:00 Rebeca Gonzalez Cabaleiro, TU Delft: Crunching numbers and growing cultures: how to quantify in microbial ecology

15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-16:00 Tessa Quax, Rijskuniversiteit Groningen: Infection mechanism of the archaeal virus HFTV1

16:00-16:30 Raymond Staals, Wageningen University & Research: Type III-B CRISPR-Cas signaling-based cascade of proteolytic cleavages

16:30-18:00 Goodbye & borrel

The venue is easily reachable by public transport (train station Nijmegen-Heyendaal or bus station Huygensgebouw). Registration is in the central hall on the ground floor, the scientific sessions will take place in the vicinity (HG00.304). Paid parking options are available underneath and near the building.