General information


Yeasterday2020 is postponed in 2021 due do COVID-19 pandemic.


Yeasterday 2020, Brussels

Date – to be determind

Location – WOLLAST Auditorium (W.1.307), W Building, ERASME Campus, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles, BELGIUM

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Registration Fee – the meeting is free of charge for all yeast scientists from academia within the BeNeLux (Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg). Registration fee for participants from industry is 150 EUR, unless the respective company is a sponsor of this year’s Yeasterday.

Oral Presentations – see programme.

Poster Presentations – poster size is 84 x 120 cm (A0).


Directions

Arrival by public transportation

The city of Brussels can be reached from most big cities by TRAIN, and a direct METRO connection is available from Brussels-Schuman and Brussels-Central to the Erasme Campus.

Arrival by car

From Namur (E411 / A4), Liège (E40 / A3), Antwerp (E19), Ostend (A10), Charleroi (E19 / A9), take the exit “ULB Erasme” (Exit 16) of the Brussels ring.

At the exit, follow the indications “ULB Hospital Erasme”. There are two paid car parks (PLENNIK and PERASME) near the hospital.

!!! WORKS !!!

The construction of a new underground metro depot, in line with line 5 (Erasme station), may cause some disruption at Boulevard Simonet / Route de Lennik.

!!! BRUSSELS = LOW EMISSION ZONE !!!

Since 1 January 2018, the Brussels-Capital Region has been considered as a Low Emission Zone. If you arrive by car, we advise you to check that your vehicle can circulate within the low emission zone (click here). Indeed, if it does not meet the access criteria, you are liable to a fine of 350 €.

If your vehicle does not fit in the conditions to circulate, there are transit parking at the entrances to Brussels (PCERIA, Exit 15a) and the ERASME campus can be reached with the public transportation.


Organization

The Yeasterday 2020 edition is jointly organized by the MPC group of the University of Brussels and the MMM group of Labiris.

Local organizing committee

Bruno André – Professor – ULB

Melody Cools – Principal Investigator – Labiris (SPFB)

Isabelle Georis – Principal Investigator – Labiris (SPFB)

Catherine Tricot – Research Engineer – Labiris (SPFB)

Scientific committee

Bruno André – Professor – ULB

Melody Cools – Principal Investigator – Labiris (SPFB)

Isabelle Georis – Principal Investigator – Labiris (SPFB)

Damien Hermand – Senior Research Associate, FNRS – UNamur

Pierre Morsomme – Professor – UCLouvain