Mini-Symposium: Computational Biology in Human Aging and Disease

On February 18th a “Computational Biology in Human Aging and Disease” mini-symposium is organized by the section Molecular Epidemiology of the LUMC. The mini-symposium will cover computational approaches for discovering aging and disease related processes from multi-omics data. Several excellent speakers from the field of computational biology will present their latest work and insights.


General Welcome by Prof. Dr. Eline Slagboom

15:00 – 15:30 Prof. Dr. Marcel Reinders (Delft University of Technology)
Using a gene expression atlas of the brain to study the behavior of genes
15:30 – 16:00 Dr. Peter-Bram ‘t Hoen (Leiden University Medical Centre)
Novel insights in the regulation of mRNA transcription, processing and translation
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 16:45 Dr. Erik van den Akker (Leiden University Medical Centre & Delft University of Technology)
Integrative omics analyses in human aging and longevity
16:45 – 17:15 Prof. Dr. Lodewyk Wessels (Netherlands Cancer Institute & Delft university of Technology)
From the cancer landscape to personalized medicine.


Final Comments & Closing prof. Eline SlagBoom

Participation in the mini-symposium, including coffee, is free of charge.

Please register before the 12th of February by sending an email with subject Participation mini-symposium to I.C.M.ten_Hoorn[at]

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