25 years of Belgians in space
October 6, 2017

YouSpace Mentors/Mentees Evening Event


Welcome address Dominique Tilmans | Space Working Group, Senate


7 min Pecha Kucha presentations and testimonies of students/researchers working in the field of space life sciences and medicine 
BSc: Sophie Compère (Nutrition on Mars: feeding astronauts with the MELiSSA project), Isatou Sheriff (Fighting cancer with space research)
MSc: Paulus Laanen (Mars terraforming), Richard Deyhle (Space animal models)
PhD students: Merel van Walleghem (Space immunity)
Postdocs: Julie Depuyt (life support), Bjorn Baselet (Shot through the heart: astronauts at risk?), Bo Byloos (Extraction of minerals from rocks with bacteria in space), Boris Hespeels (Rotifers) 


Concluding remarks


Reception for YouSpace Mentor/Mentees delegates

NB: shuttles will be foreseen between Mol train station and SCK•CEN for the participants to the YouSpace event

Registrations will be opened from 16th of August and will be on a first come, first served basis.