Obituary Prof. Lise Thiry

Born in 1921, Lise Thiry (https://belsocmicrobio.be/famous-belgian-microbiologists/lise-thiry/) passed away January 16th 2024, at the respectable age of 102! A time to remember her astonishing commitments, whether scientific, political or social, at a time when not everyone paid attention to women speaking. From 1947 she worked at the Institut Pasteur in Brussels, where she set up the… Continue reading Obituary Prof. Lise Thiry

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Obituary Em. Prof. Dr. Pierre Cornelis

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that our colleague and friend Pierre Cornelis passed away on Saturday December 2nd. Pierre was Honorary member of BSM. Click on this link for an obituary written by VUB colleague Eddy Van Driessche. We would like to express our condolences to Pierre’s family, friends and colleagues.

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YBSM Call for applications

The Young BSM board was established two years ago and consists of Belgium-based early career microbiology scientists with a passion for science communication. Our goal is to bring microbiology to the public through the organization of outreach activities. Currently, the YBSM Board is looking for applicants who can strengthen the team with their talents of being a secretary, media… Continue reading YBSM Call for applications

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18th Congress of the International Union of Microbiological Societies – IUMS 2024

Thee 18th Congress of the International Union of Microbiological Societies – IUMS 2024 will take place on 23 – 25 October in Florence, Italy.The IUMS 2024 Congress will bring together scientists from various fields of microbiology, including Bacteriology, Virology, and Mycology, to exchange knowledge, share recent advancements, and explore future perspectives in the field. https://iums2024.com/.

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How we raised the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes to the rank of a model system – Pascale COSSART

The 5th de Duve Lecture, which will be given by Professor Pascale COSSART, who will enlighten us on the molecular and cellular bases of bacterial infections. The lecture will take place on Thursday, 14 December at 17:30, in the auditorium A (Lacroix) on the UCLouvain Health Sciences campus in Brussels. It will be followed by a reception. Professor Pascale Cossart is a pioneering… Continue reading How we raised the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes to the rank of a model system – Pascale COSSART

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