21th BeSHG meeting - Reproductive Genetics

17 September 2021, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Diegem, Brussels

Program 2021

  • Welcome

  • 08:00 - 09:00

    Main Hall

    Registration

    Breakfast is included

  • 09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome and Introduction by the President of the BeSHG

    Prof. Gert Matthijs

  • 09:15 - 10:30: Plenary Session I - Chairs: Frederik Hes & Willem Verpoest

  • 09:15 - 09:45

    Expanded carrier screening : ethical aspects

    Prof. Guido de Wert

  • 09:45 - 10:15

    Mitochondrial DNA and Reproduction

    Prof. Claudia Spits

  • 10:30 - 11:00: Annual General Assembly BeSHG

  • 11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break, poster session and exhibition

  • 11:30 - 13:00: Selected Oral Presentations - Parallel Sessions I - Chairs: Julie Soblet & Bert Callewaert

  • 11:30 - 11:45

    HRD and GIS in ovarian cancer: does one size really fit all?

    Dr Loverix - Astra Zeneca - Diamond Sponsor

  • 11:45 - 12:00

    Minocycline attenuates excessive DNA damage response and reduces ectopic calcification in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    Lukas Nollet

  • 12:00 - 12:15

    A proof-of-concept study to investigate DNA repair mechanisms in the human embryo after the application of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in the germ line

    Bieke Bekaert

  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Interim results of a phase i neoantigen-directed personalized cancer vaccine trial

    Laurenz De Cock

  • 12:30 - 12:45

    Heading towards an in vivo predictive test for personalized ovarian cancer treatment: application of novel therapies in zebrafish patient derived xenografts

    Charlotte Fieuws

  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Biallelic mutations in cancer genomes reveal local mutational determinants

    Jonas Demeulemeester

  • 11:30 - 13:00: Selected Oral Presentations - Parallel Session II - Chairs: Nisha Limaye & Saskia Bulk

  • 11:30 - 11:45

    MagnisDx, your solution for an urgent workflow

    Koen Weenink - Agilent technologies - Diamond Sponsor

  • 11:45 - 12:00

    A multi-omics genome-plus-transcriptome single-cell atlas of human preimplantation development reveals the impact of chromosome instability on cell function within the embryo

    Elia Fernandez Gallardo

  • 12:00 - 12:15

    Comprehensive PGT for patients with de novo pathogenic variants following single-molecule long read amplicon sequencing based haplotyping

    Eftychia Dimitriadou

  • 12:15 - 12:30

    A novel tool to analyse oligogenic diseases

    Simon Boutry

  • 12:30 - 12:45

    Mapping the cis-regulatory landscape of ABCA4 in adult human retina

    Victor Lopez Soriano

  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Inheritance Patterns of the CGG Short Tandem Repeat

    Dale John Annear

  • 13:00 - 14:15: Lunch break - Meet your sponsor and visit posters

  • 14:15 - 15:30: Selected Oral Presentations - Parallel Sessions III - Chairs: Katrien Stouffs & Damien Lederer

  • 14:15 - 14:30

    Generation of mab21l2 crispants in Xenopus tropicalis reveals the importance of non-genic elements in human developmental eye anomalies

    Munevver Burcu Cicekdal

  • 14:30 - 14:45

    Dual molecular effects of dominant SF3B2 variants cause a novel spliceosomopathy displaying retinitis pigmentosa or developmental skeletal anomalies

    Stijn Van de Sompele

  • 14:45 - 15:00

    Identification of a genetic defect in human STX18 and modelling in zebrafish unravel a key role of syntaxin-18 in chondrogenesis

    Brecht Guillemyn

  • 15:00 - 15:15

    CCNF (Cyclin F) as a candidate gene for familial Hodgkin lymphoma

    Elsa Khoury

  • 15:15 - 15:30

    Functional characterization of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes from Brugada syndrome patients of a genetically unresolved family reveals distinct underlying mechanisms

    Maaike Alaerts

  • 14:15 - 15:30: Selected Oral Presentations - Parallel Sessions IV - Chairs: Kim van Berkel & Arvid Suls

  • 14:15 - 14:30

    Mitochondrial DNA mosaicism in early human development

    Joke Mertens

  • 14:30 - 15:00

    Methylome Analysis of cfDNA to diagnose preeclampsia presymptomatically

    Marie De Borre

  • 14:45 - 15:00

    Outcome of publicly funded nationwide first-tier noninvasive prenatal screening

    Kris Van Den Bogaert

  • 15:00 - 15:15

    The first human importin-╬▓-related disorder: syndromic thoracic aortic aneurysm caused by bi- allelic loss-of-function variants in IPO8

    Ilse Van Gucht

  • 15:15 - 15:30

    Implementation of fetal clinical exome sequencing: comparing prospective and retrospective cohorts

    Martina Marangoni

  • 15:30 - 16:00: Coffee/Tea break - Meet your sponsor and visit posters

  • 16:00 - 17:30: Plenary Session II - Chairs: Joris Vermeesch & Martine De Rycke

  • 16:00 - 16:45

    The origin of aneuploidy and its relevance for reproduction

    Prof. Eva Hoffmann

  • 16:45 - 17:30

    Meiosis genes: the difference in meiosis between male and female

    Prof. St├ęphane Viville

  • 17:30 - 18:00: Closing Remarks and Best Poster/ Presentation Awards

  • 18:00: Reception

link to detailed program

For meeting registration and abstract submission, go to 'My BeSHG': https://www.beshg.be/my-beshg