Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting

donderdag 28 maart 2019 - vrijdag 29 maart 2019 09:00 - 17:00

On 28 and 29 March 2019 the 29th edition of the Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting will take place in Rolduc (Kerkrade). This annual two-day event covers human and clinical genetics, molecular/translational genetics, genomics and epigenetics in health, development and disease in a wide range of disciplines. We welcome PhD students, (junior) postdocs, PI's, MD's (trainees) and all other scientists (including master students) from universities, clinical institutions and research centres in the Netherlands and neighboring countries.

  • Develop your presenting and debating skills in an informal but professional setting and receive useful feedback.
  • Receive updates on forefront research in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
  • Be inspired by a top-notch speaker during the NVHG-keynote lecture.
  • Discuss research projects among peers, with principal investigators and with the keynote speaker.
  • The best oral graduate presentation will be invited by NVHG to give a presentation during the NVHG annual meeting.
  • Awards for the three best oral graduate presentations (see: overview former prize winners).
  • A wonderful chance to combine science, networking and socializing at a very pleasant venue.

More information and registration on:

Registration is now open
The 29th edition of the Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting is now open for abstract submission and for regular registration. We welcome abstracts in a wide range of disciplines connected to the field of genetics: molecular/translational genetics, human and clinical genetics, epigenetics in health, development and disease, and technology advances in (epi)genetics and (epi)genomics.

Call for abstracts
PhD students and postdocs, does your research topic deserves to be in the spotlight? Are you looking for inspiration and collaboration? Then swing into action and submit your abstract before December 15th 2018. Your abstracts enable us to compose a divers programme and bring together young scientists from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

New option: pitch your abstract
We invite the participants whose abstract has been accepted by the scientific committee to in addition pitch their science. Explain your work in an elevator pitch and make it known to a broad audience. Listen to the invitation and to an example of an elevator pitch. Good luck and have fun!