Past events

Virtual Molecular Pathology Course 2020

for residents in pathology

This course is organized by the Belgian society of Pathology and the Working group of Molecular Pathology.
It is mandatory for residents during their training. An exam will be organized in due course.

The presentations are given in English. There will be no simultaneous translation.

Virtual meeting

Friday 20 Nov. Basic concepts in molecular pathology and oncopathology
  09.15     Introduction
  09.30     An introduction to cell biology - N. Van Roy (UG)   
10.10   Molecular alterations in cancer: an introduction - N. D’Haene (ULB)
10.40   Oncogenes and tumor suppressos genes -  N. D’Haene (ULB)
11.10   Break
11.25   Molecular alterations in solid tumors: part I - P. Pauwels (UA)
12.15   Break
12.25   Molecular alterations in solid tumors: part II - P. Pauwels (UA)
13:00   Lunch break                                                  
13.30   Molecular alterations in hemato-oncology - J. Somja (ULG)
14.20    Break
  14.30      Onco-immunology: an introduction - E. Smits (UA)
  15.20      End 


Saturday 21 Nov. Diagnostic aspects in molecular pathology
09.30 Quality management - E. Dequeker (KUL)
10.00 Maintenance of genomic integrity and the development of cancer - K. De Leeneer (UG)
10.30 (Fluorescence) in situ hybridization and its applications-F. Dedeurwaerdere (AZ Delta) 
11.00 Coffee break
11.15 PCR - K. Dhaene (VUB)
11.55 Next generation sequencing basic principles S. Van der Borght (KUL)
12.45  Lunch
13.15  Next generation sequencing: interpretation - A.F. Dekairelle (UCL)
13.55 Liquid biopsy -  C. Van Campenhout (ULB)
14.25 Conclusion


20 to 21 November 2020
Virtual meeting
A webcast link will be sent to you 2 days before the event.

Practical information


Registration mandatory: via this link

deadline 17 November 2020

Admission fee  € 100 /student 

Payment on Belgian Society of Pathology (BSP) account: BE35 7320 2896 2837
communication: MP Course / name, first name- email