Annual meeting of the Namur Research Pole in Infectiology

  • When Dec 04, 2023 (Europe/Brussels / UTC100)
  • Where UNamur, Quai 22
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A scientific meeting for all researchers active in the field of bacteriology and infectious disease research

The Namur Research Pole in Infectiology (NaRePI) is pleased to announce its fifth meeting which will be held on Monday December 4th 2023 at the UNamur. This year, the meeting will focus on bacteriology research. The topics that will be addressed include molecular mechanisms of bacterial virulence and resistance, bacterial metabolism, microbial genomics, host-pathogen interactions, and host immune responses. The meeting will also discuss current challenges, such as the fight against antibiotic resistance and the development of new strategies to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of bacterial infections.

An exciting day in perspective with 3 invited lectures and 9 selected talks!


Deadline for registration: November 20.

With the support of

Invited speakers

Prof. Kimberly KLINE
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Principal Investigator  |

"Pathogenesis of Enterococcal biofilm-associated infections"

Dr. Magdalena SZCZESNA
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Research Associate  |

"How cytosolic bacteria inhibit RNF213-mediated cell autonomous immunity"

de Duve Institute, UCLouvain, Belgium
FNRS Research Associate  |

"Reverting antibiotic resistance to fight Streptococcus pneumoniae infections"

Organizing committee

Prof. Xavier De Bolle
Prof. Régis Hallez
Prof. Gipsi Lima Mendez
Prof. Jean-Yves Matroule
Prof. Francesco Renzi
UNamur, Research Unit in Biology of Microorganisms (URBM)
Prof. Stéphane Vincent
UNamur, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of bio-organic chemistry (CBO) 
Prof. Daniel Te-Din Huang
CHU UCL Namur, Department of Clinical Microbiology


University of Namur - Quai 22
Rue du Séminaire 22, 5000 Namur