Concurrent 1' elevator pitch presentations

The following Honours Program, Master thesis or PhD students of the faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine present their research as pre-recorded 1’ elevator pitch presentations organized as concurrent sessions in different domains.

Jury members: prof. Christophe Ampe, prof. Lies Lahousse, prof. Lieven Vlaminck, prof. Kris Gevaert, prof. Tom Coenye, prof. Bart Broeckx, prof. Koen Raemdonck, prof. Annelies Decloedt, prof. Wim Derave, prof. Filip Van Nieuwerburgh, prof. Hilde De Rooster, prof. Griet Glorieux, prof. Barbara Claus, prof. Tessa Kerre, prof. Stefaan De Smedt, prof. Sarah De Saeger

All submitted videos are accessible on this publicly online forum.

Basic Sciences 1

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 1

Master

Mathys Charlotte

Strategies for boosting local adenosine A1 signaling: from A1 agonists to photopharmacology

Master

Matton Charlotte

Functional dissection of cis-regulatory elements and non-coding variants of the FOXL2 region in ovarian granulosa cells to elucidate the pathogenesis of syndromic female infertility

Honours program

Dequeker Elias

The effect of antibiotics in a gut-originating mouse model of Parkinson’s Disease

PhD

Eeckhout Elien

Dissecting the role of different cell death modes in gastrointestinal inflammation

PhD

Heyman Emma

Mesenchymal stem cells as an alternative for in vitro meat production

Master

Van Daele Femke

DNA methylation as a biomarker for stress and appetite

PhD

Nuytten Gust

Freeze-drying of cell therapies: towards eliminating the cold chain

PhD

De Wilde Jilke

The extracellular RNA quality control study

Basic Sciences 2

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 2

PhD

Corneillie Laura

Study of HEV protein-protein interactions

PhD

Meeremans Marguerite

The regenerative promise of mesenchymal stem cells in equine tendinopathy: novel in vitro model for secretome analysis

PhD

Jacobs Merel

Effect of ACE1 polymorphism Rs1799752 on protein levels of ACE2, the SARS-CoV-2 entry receptor, in alveolar lung epithelium

PhD

Lootens Orphélie

Mycotoxin - drug interactions at the level of CYP enzymes

Master

Caestacker Sielke

Histological and functional validation of a light-sensitive chloride channel for modulation of the locus coeruleus

PhD

Verhelst Sigrid

High throughput MS-based histone PTM screening: Filling a void in toxico- and pharmacoepigenetics

PhD

Cools Tom

Advanced wildlife endocrinology: non-invasive monitoring 2.0 to save species biodiversity

Master

Van de Maele Ynse

Development of multi-layered electrospun tubular constructs for tendon repair

Clinical Sciences

Virtual room: Clinical Sciences

PhD

Rubio Alvaro Marcos

Development of a blood-based test for immunotherapy response prediction in lung cancer patients

Master

Verbrugghe Caro

A SARS-CoV-2 competition ELISA for COVID-19 convalescent plasma screening

PhD

Leyns Clara

Acoustic and perceptual effects of articulation exercises in transgender women

Honours program

Van Acker Emmely

An auditory-cognitive perspective on working memory capacity and processing speed: do verbal and visuospatial testing measure the same cognitive construct?

Master

De Block Fien

How do coaches estimate the muscle fiber typology of their athletes?

Master

Claeys Sari

Psychomotor skills in children with a univentricular heart: an integrated approach

PhD

Van Oosterwijck Sophie

Identifying pain generators and potentiators of residual complaints following lumbar discectomy

PhD

Vaernewyck Victor

Development of a buccal self-amplifying mRNA vaccine for periodontal disease prophylaxis in dogs

Therapeutic/Diagnostic sciences

Virtual room: Therapeutic/Diagnostic Sciences

PhD

Cardona Barberán Arantxa

Development of new diagnostic tests and treatments for ICSI failure

PhD

Hermans Eline

Development and validation of a juvenile porcine model to study antibiotic tissue pharmacokinetics in pediatric sepsis

Master

De Neef Elyne

Development of a zebrafish patient-derived xenograft platform for personalized treatment of ovarian cancer patients

Master

Himschoot Lisa

Distribution of the different Gardnella species in pregnant women in Bukavu, Democratic republic of Congo

Master

Ghyselinck Natasje

Preclinical evaluation of 2-[18F]FELP PET for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma imaging and radiation therapy guidance

PhD

Vermijs Saar

Kidney perfusion modelling in support of partial nephrectomy procedures

PhD

Deprez Sigrid

Fully automated Dried blood spot-based therapeutic drug monitoring of immunosuppressants

PhD

Favril Sophie

Fluorescence-guided surgery in dogs with cancer

Health Sciences

Virtual room: Health Sciences

PhD

Van Poel Esther

PRICOV-19 study: A multi-country study on quality of care and patient safety in primary care in times of the COVID-19 pandemic

PhD

Degraeuwe Eva

The European paediatric clinical trials network conect4children (c4c): activities of the Belgian National Network and its progression

PhD

Dhondt Evy

A meta-analytic review on the influence of physiological factors on the nociceptive flexion reflex in healthy people

PhD

Hermans Fien

Enhancing muscle function after exacerbations of COPD to limit its impact on physical activity decline

PhD

Bolliger Larissa

STRAW Project: Disentangling the sources and context of day-to-day STRess At Work

Master

Middelbos Lotte

The effects of age, sex and biological maturation on the development of executive functions in adolescents

PhD

Decraene Marga

The interaction between physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep within preschoolers´ 24-hour day

PhD

Helleputte Simon

Glycemic control, cardiovascular health and exercise in type 1 diabetes