The symposium aims at highlighting the most recent developments in the field of viruses of microbes.

Check out the programme here

Key topics

  • Virus-host interactions
  • Viral ecology, evolution and diversity
  • Present and future applications

We encourage participants to submit interesting scientific papers relating to these topics. All submissions will be reviewed by the scientific committee and will be selected for an oral or poster presentation.

Junior researchers (PhD students) are particularly invited to apply for a 3 min pitch talk to highlight the key message of their poster. BSVoM, together with its sponsors, is pleased to award prizes for the best poster and the best pitch talk. Please note that only BSVoM members are eligible for these awards.

Social events

  • Reception (part of meeting organization)
    • At the end of the symposium, you are kindly invited at the closing reception in the “machinezaal”
  • Dinner (outside meeting organization)
    • After the symposium, you are welcome to join us for dinner in the city of Leuven.
    • Please indicate if you would like to join for dinner during the registration process. The menu choice and price depends on the number of participants and will be communicated via e-mail.