VIB is pleased to invite you to the second edition of “Macrophage Biology in the Single-Cell Era" which will be held in conjunction with the European Macrophage and Dendritic cell Society (EMDS) meeting. EMDS2023@VIB which will take place on 18-20 October 2023 in Ghent, Belgium.

This conference will focus on multiple aspects of Dendritic cell and Macrophage biology in health and disease. More than 20 world leaders from academia and industry will present their latest insights in sessions focusing on:

  • Ontogeny and Transcriptional control of DCs and Macs
  • DC & Mac Heterogeneity
  • Macs & DCs in injured tissue, mucosal tissues, and cancer

If you want a complete overview of what's happening now in these exciting fields, join your colleagues at EMDS2023.

Upcoming deadlines

  • 15 August 2023: Abstract deadline
  • 5 September 2023: Early bird deadline
Below are the confirmed scientists who will showcase their latest insights:

  • Ido Amit - Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
  • Maria Casanova - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, ES
  • Ana-Maria Dumenil - Institut Curie, FR
  • Florent Ginhoux - Gustave Roussy Hospital, FR
  • Christopher Glass - University of California, San Diego, US
  • Martin Guilliams - VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, BE
  • Soyon Hong - UK Dementia Research Institute at University College London, UK
  • Steffen Jung - Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
  • Max Krummel - University of California San Francisco, US
  • Paul Kubes - University of Calgary, CA
  • Bart Lambrecht - VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, BE
  • Elvira Mass - University of Bonn, DE
  • Hind Medyouf - Georg Spayer Haus, DE
  • Miriam Merad - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US
  • Kenneth Murphy - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US
  • Shalin Naik - WEHI, AU
  • Gwen Randolph - Washington University, US
  • Caetano Reis e Sousa - The Francis Crick Institute, UK
  • Carla Rothlin - Yale University, US
  • Elodie Segura - Curie Institute, FR
  • Charlotte Scott - VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, BE
  • Tomohiko Tamura - Yokohama City University, JP
  • Roxane Tussiwand - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, US

You can find the preliminary program on the conference website