Belgian Society for Human Genetics


Permanent Education Course in Human Genetics 2015-2016

U.Z.Gasthuisberg, O&N2, room Vesalius 1

UZ Campus, Building B3, groundfloor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent

Part 1. The molecular, biochemical and cellular basis of genetic disease
Part 2. Human Gene Mapping and Disease Gene Identification
room F2.407, Building F (= F in attached plan, where North is up), Campus Erasme - ULB, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels. Easy to reach by metro, station "Erasme"

course slides
  • 09:30-11:00 Patterns of Single Gene Inheritance prof. dr. Marc Abramowicz
  • 11:00-11:30 coffee break
  • 11:30-12:30 Patterns + Variation prof. dr. Marc Abramowicz
  • 12:30-13:30 lunch
  • 13:30-14:45 Genetic variation in individuals and populations prof. dr. Marc Abramowicz
  • 15:00-16:00 Epigenetics 1 prof. dr. François Fuks
  • 16:00-16:30 coffee break
  • 16:30-17:30 Epigenetics 2 prof. dr. François Fuks
An access plan and instruction for coming are available on our web site
Follow the link : plan d’accès, bereikbaarheid or access map according the language selected.
In the zoning you can follow the yellow ’Point Centre’ arrows which is a building close the IBMM and to our Institute. Our building is a curve-shaped red building with a big IPG sign at the top just close to a big turnabout. Parking are available in front or behind the building but the entrance is in front of the building (turnabout side). Go to the entrance desk for registration.

Salle de séminaire ICP2 (red circle on the map)

Avenue Hippocrate 75
1200 Brussels

by metro: line 1 towards Stockel, ALMA station > Auditoires centraux
> walk towards « Auditoires centraux », and further to ICP, tours 74 & 75
by car: for free parking, please use parking on the faculty side -Fournisseurs ICP-, code: 3978#
(call guards during the day, code active only after +/-16h)

  • 08.45-9.00 Registration (signatures of presence)
DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS and BIRTH DEFECTS (relates to Thompson 7th ed chptr 14)
  • 12.00-12.40 Lunch
CANCER GENETICS and GENOMICS (relates to Thompson 7th ed; chptr 16)
Introduction to Cancer Hereditary cancers Acquired cancers Cancer treatment Location
University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken
route description
aula S1
R1.52 (for the part ‘Bioinformatics’)

Genetics of common disorders with complex inheritance Location
Amphithéâtre Léon Fredericq (B34) – level 5
GIGA – Tour 5
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire
Avenue de l’Hôpital 1
Quartier Hôpital
Sart Tilman
4000 Liège

The elevators to access the GIGA tower are in front of the hairdresser.

For those of the students coming by train, the Bus 48 will drive them to the « Centre Hospitalier Universitaire » +/- 30 minutes. Enclosed a map and explanations to arrive by car.

Place to be:
VUB, Campus Jette
Laarbeeklaan 103
1090 Brussel
Auditorium 5

Friday, June 10th 2016, 10:00AM, Brussels (Erasme, ULB)

Auditoire BREMER Auditorium
Campus Erasme
B building
808 Route de Lennik
1070 Brussels


a second session exam will be organized on 02 September 2016 at 10:00, Room F2.402, Building F (= "F" on the cartoon)


Paul Coucke, President
Catheline Vilain, Secretary
Lut Van Laer, Treasurer