Connecting expertise on 'Animals and oncology: research opportunities'


This 'Connecting Expertise' event (closed networking event for CRIG (UGent, UZ Gent, VIB-UGent) researchers) is focused on expertise in Ghent on animal models and research tools in the field of (comparative) oncology. Via short pitches and ample networking opportunities, we hope to introduce you to the latest technologies and expertise at our institutions.



Please register for this Connecting Expertise event via this link and complete the text boxes about your research interest, technology and/or your search for certain expertise.

If you would also like to participate in the guided tour of the oncology-related research facilities of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, that's possible via this link.

Practical details

Date & time:

Friday Oct 28, 12:00 - 19:00 (see detailed program above)


Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke - auditorium B (entrance 12)
Parking and main entrance: parking is available on your left upon entering the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (third exit on the roundabout, see parking symbol on the campus plan)

Target audience:

We look forward to welcome principal investigators, post-docs and senior PhD students (from UGent, UZ Gent and VIB-UGent) that are interested in animal models and research tools in the field of oncology



For more information about the event, please contact:

Laetitia Cicchelero, PhD
Cross-Health platform coordinator
+32 (0)477 39 23 05

This event is an initiative of the Veterinary Oncology Network within CRIG. This network performs research in veterinary oncology and aims for collaboration on 2 levels:

  • to explore targets to improve cancer diagnostics and treatments for companion animals
  • make use of companion animals as translational models for humans