Course and Workshop Basic and Translational Endocrinology

Course date: 24 October 2016 - 26 October 2016
Location: Erasmus MC Ae-3.27

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The aim of this course and workshop is to offer a comprehensive, interactive introduction to the field of basic and translational Endocrinology, including the paediatric aspects.

The course aims at a small and specialised audience of PhD students working in this field, who like to gain in-depth knowledge. It is primarily organized for PhD students and postdocs of the Postgraduate Schools MolMed and MGC. Other participants, such as Research Master students, young MD’s and research technicians of the Erasmus MC or LUMC, as well as other researchers in this field are welcome on ‘first come first served’ basis. The total number of participants is limited to 25, the maximum of participants who give presentations is 16.

This course including homework and preparations is 1,0 ECTS.

Refreshment classes
Days 1 and 2, Monday and Tuesday morning, will start with an overview given by the moderator in a Q&A form by the participants themselves, as a ‘refreshments class’. The morning and afternoon sessions of the Monday, Tuesday and Thursday are each dedicated to one of the 6 specific themes of this course & workshop.

We cooperate with the JNVE conference on the 2 following days, 27 & 28 October in Leiden

This JNVE conference will again take place at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Leiden at October 27 and 28. The conference will offer a varied program with a workshop on the history of hormone preparations and furthermore several talks by renowned Dutch senior researchers that do research on obesity in children. Furthermore, this year's foreign guest speaker is drs. Christoph Thaiss (Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv, Israel), with his talk 'Microbiome time'. See: 

Attendance fees

The subscription fee of non-commercial participants for the Course is € 550. Discounts are handled as followed: 

·         All PhD students and all members of the JNVE get a discount of 50 % and pay € 275,-.

·         All participants from the MolMed school get a discount of 100 % and pay € 0. 

If these financial requirements pose a problem but you wish to attend the Course and Workshops, please contact Frank van Vliet, managing director of the Erasmus Postgraduate School Mol Med, at:

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