Belgian Pharmacognosy Day 2024

> Bruxelles/Brussels – Vendredi 24 mai 2024 / Friday 24th of May, 2024

Université  Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine, Forum A/B, Bruxelles.


9:30 AM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Joël Boustie (Université de Rennes): Challenges and Benefits to Work on Lichens

10:00 AM: Short Communications:
– Espoir Kambale, UCLouvain,
– Godfrey Sambayi, UAntwerpen, Medicinal plants traditionally used in the treatment of sickle cell disease.

10:30 AM: Coffee Break

11:00 AM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Filomena Conforti (University of Calabria):

11:30 AM: Short Communications (2) :
– Olivier Bonnet, ULiège, Investigation of alkaloid content from plants of the Strychnos genus by molecular networking: towards the discovery of new antimalarial compounds ?
– Anthony Cnudde, ULB, Phytotherapy, Vigilance and Artificial Intelligence: Is Attention all you need?

12:00 AM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Yvan VanderHeyden (VUB): Metabolite profiling or fingerprinting in natural-product research.

12:30 AM: Lunch

1:30 PM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Rudi Bauer (University of Graz, Austria): Implications of Intestinal Microbiota in the Action of Medicinal Plants

2:00 PM: Short Communications (2) :
– Julie Carette, UMons, Exploring the biological activities of carotenoids on preformed Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms: focus on -carotene and astaxanthin.
– Stef Lauwers, UAntwerpen, Age-related Impact on Biotransformation of Olive Polyphenols.

2:30 PM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Gert Laekeman (KULeuven):

3:00 PM: Coffee Break

3:30 PM: Short Communications (1)
– Sébastien Sinaeve, ULB,  Activité néphroprotectrice du genre Ganoderma vis-à-vis du cisplatine : étude in vitro et analyse du contenu chimique.

3:45 PM: Concluding remarks 

4:30 PM: Plenary Lecture: Prof. Robert Verpoorte (University of Leiden): Pharmacognosy: Mother of all pharmaceutical disciplines – Chaire Collen-Francqui ULB – 2023-2024.

5:00 -7:00 PM: Get Together Party

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