Annual Meeting 2018


We invite you all to subscribe for our Annual Meeting in May, 17-18. Traditionally, this will take place at De Werelt in Lunteren (Westhofflaan 2 • 6741 KH Lunteren).


Confirmed Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. dr. Silvie Ricard-Blum (Institute for Molecular and Supramolecular Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Lyon, France):

'Matricryptins: bioactive fragments released upon extracellular matrix remodeling'

  • Prof. dr. Peter Friedl (Dept. Genitourinary Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (USA) and Dept. Microscopical Imaging of the Cell, RIMLS, Radboud UMC Nijmegen):

'Guided cancer cell invasion in vivo by tissue microchannels'

  • dr. Jai Prakash (Dept. Biomaterials Science and Technology, MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, Twente):

'Fibrosis in cancer: target to therapeutics'

  • dr. Hans von den Hoff (Dept. Orthodontics and Craniofacial Biology in Dentistry, RIMLS, Radboud UMC Nijmegen):

'Muscle fibrosis in cleft palate repair'


Besides exciting high quality presentations and excellent Keynote speakers, this year we have invited a representative of the Longfonds and we will have a special session organized by a committee of 'Early Stage Researchers'. After Thursday's last session you are invited to enjoy the social program with music taken care of by a Diskjockey.


Together with your subscription you can upload an abstract for presentation. Guidelines for abstracts are outlined here below.

Online registration and abstract submission: click here (abstract submission deadline extended to April 8th).

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Guidelines for abstracts:

  1. Maximum one page A4 including figures
  2. Upper and lower margin 2.7 cm
  3. Left and right margin 2.5 cm
  4. Font: Times New Roman, 11 pt
  5. Title in capitals and bold
  6. One blank line, then authors’ names
  7. Next line affiliations
  8. Title, authors and affiliations in centered format
  9. One more blank line and then the body text (no columns)
  10. Alignment should be justified
  11. Make sure the abstract contains Introduction, Materials, Methods, Results and Discussion paragraphs.
  12. The abstract should be written in English

You can also send your abstract as PDF to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. after registration.

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