Awards related to the NARILIS research
May 2013: Best poster
Edith Roegiers (URBC-NARILIS) was awarded the Best Poster prize at the International Congress "Cancer Cell Death & Resistance", which took place on May 6-7 , 2013, in Toulouse, France.
March 2013: BNS prize for the best thesis
Dr Anne-Catherine Wéra's thesis " Development of an in vitro irradiation station for broad beam experiment: study of A549 non-small cell lung cancer cell response after irradiation with charged particles of different LET" won the BNS prize for Best Thesis.
In order to encourage young people to enter the fascinating world of nuclear science, the BNS organizes a contest for the best final year's thesis of each academic year.
Dr Anne-Catherine Wéra defended her thesis at the University of Namur on 24 August 2013.
February 2013: Post-Doc at the University of Namur &Young talent for Mexico.
Omar Lozano Garcia, NNC, NARILIS.
Omar has just integrated the Young Mexican Talents Network. The Mexican Talent Network Abroad (MTNA) is a global network of Mexican professionals living outside Mexico.
The network is organized by chapters and its mission is the collaboration through projects with Mexican counterparts in order to better insert Mexico into the global economy, particularly the knowledge economy.
The Belgian chapter was established on October 11th 2012, in an event held at the Mexican Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Great Duchy of Luxembourg and mission to the European Union. (view article)
2 Feb 2013: Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Cancer Research, Antwerp, Belgium.
Céline Tellier, URBC - One of the 3 best oral presentations.
"Effects of intermittent hypoxia combined to an inflammatory microenvironment on tumor endothelial cells: a role in angiogenesis and inflammation"
9 November 2012 :
BSBMB Fall meeting « Metabolomics…to do what ? »
Marie Genin - Best poster award
« Study of THP-1 macrophage M2 polarization by IL-4 and IL-13 and their involvement in chemotherapy resistance »
29 May 2012 : Yves Poumay, Doctor Honoris Causa from the Medical University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria).
Professor Yves Poumay, director of the Cells & Tissues Lab at the University of Namur and member of the NARILIS Institute has just received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Medical University Of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
13 - 16 May 2012 : 1st International Congress Cell Death in Cancer, Saint Malo, France.
Best Poster: " Hypoxia inhibits taxol-induced cell death by inhibiting taxol-induced JNK activation and JNK dependent Bcl2 and BclXL phosphorylation while autophagy promotes cell survival"
April 2012 : 3 Young Investigator Awards
For submitted abstracts for the 58th Scientific & Standardization Committee meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis & Haemostasis (Liverpool, June 2012).
Jonathan Douxfils has been awarded 3 Young Investigator Grants for the following abstracts :
Namurois de L'Année 2011
Prof. Stéphane Lucas, Carine Michiels & Thierry Vander Borght received the prize which rewards “scientists and physicians who took up the challenge of uniting multidisciplinary competences to better understand the body’s functioning in pathological conditions and to improve healthcare quality and policy”.
The ceremony took place at the Governor’s Palace (Namur) on January 24, 2012 and was followed by a reception at the Château of Namur.
Nov. 2011: Belgian Council for Laboratory Animal Science Symposium : Second prix Poster
Second prize Poster presentations: "Development and validation of a whole-body inhalation exposure model for the exposition of rats to nanoparticles aerosol".
Oct. 2011: Grand Prix Éditorial de la presse médicale et des professions de santé, catégorie "Vétérinaire"
Jean-Michel Vandeweerd & Roland Perrin.
IBS Corata (8-10 June 2011) - Namur
Best presentation - Corata 2011 prize
"Hypogranulated and vacuolized neutrophils and neutrophil erythrophagocytosis is a useful marker in myelodysplasia with del(20q) or ider(20q) : a multicentre study".
Meeting of the Belgian Association for Cancer Research (Feb. 2011), ULg
26th General meeting of the Belgian Haematological Society 2011 (Liège)
Best Poster : "Platets & Coagulation - Platelet Microparticle Generation Assay: a valuable and simpler alternative to 14C-SRA for type-II HIT diagnosis".
Best Presentation : "The tick protein Ir - CPI efficiently delays contact pathway induced thrombin generation and displays in vivo antithrombotic activity".