Meeting Molecular Diagnostics

Huub Schellekens h.schellekens at gdl.uu.nl
Wed Aug 11 08:00:52 EST 1999


First Scheveningen Meeting on Molecular diagnostics 13-16 october 1999


This is the first of a series of meetings devoted to all aspects of 
molecular diagnostics in infectious disease and pathology of humans and 
animals, which will be organised every two years.The emphasis of the 
meetings will be the practical aspects and the clinical applications. The 
format of the meetings will be : Introductory lectures by internationally 
renowned experts in the morning and free presentations in dedicated 
workshops in the afternoon. Poster sessions and industrial exhibits will be 
an integrated part of the meeting. In conjunction with the meeting a number 
of business meetings of the participating societies will be organised. The 
sponsoring companies are expected to organise some specific training and 
other activities before and after the meetings. 
The scientific part of meetings is organised by an independent international 
organising committee in conjunction with the European Study Group on 
Molecular Diagnostics and the Society of Clinical Virology. The practical 
aspects of the meeting are handled by Wens Travel.

Programme 
Topics: 
? Molecular Diagnostics and Disease Management 
? Molecular Diagnostics in Clinical Pathology 
? DNA-chip technology 
? Molecular Diagnostics in the Developing World 
? Automation in Molecular Diagnostics 
? Molecular Diagnostics and Food Safety 
? Standardization and Quality Control 
? Molecular Diagnostics and Animal Health

Invited speakers
M. Altwegg (CH), J. Walboomers (NL), S.Balek (UK), J. Best (UK), F. Bonino 
(I), A.v.Loon ( NL), J. Fox (UK), C.v.Buul (NL), A.v. Belkum(NL), P.Devilee 
(NL), M.G. Morgado ( Brasil), J. Hermon-Taylor (UK)

Students: 
Limited funding for travel and attendance of the meeting may become 
available. Students in need of financial assistance are requested to apply 
in writing through the Secretariat to the chairman of the Organizing 
Committee. A copy of the student card should be enclosed.
Registration and abstracts forms
European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics 1999 
c/o Wens Congress B.V. 
Brinkzicht 21c 
3743 EX Baarn 
The Netherlands 
Phone: +31-355429333 
Fax : +31-355429444 
E-mail: molecule at wens.nl 
Internet address: http://www.wens.nl/molecule






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