Once again, we welcome the best experts in their domain and we are delighted to announce a number of national & international top speakers.

Enjoy valuable insights, in the Medieval setting of a truly hidden gem, topped off with fine food & drinks.

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NRRN Abstract Book 2019
09h00 - 09h55
Registration, poster mounting & booth set-up


Chaired by Eric Kalkhoven
09h55 - 10h05
Welcome by Karolien De Bosscher & co-organizers
10h05 - 10h45
Bart Deplancke
Resolving the regulatory network underlying PPARgamma-driven adipogenesis
10h45 - 11h00
Roy Eerlings
Developing an artificial nuclear receptor, the synthetic yeast approach
11h00 - 11h35
Coffee break and poster / sponsor booth viewings


Chaired by Frank Claessens
11h35 - 12h10
Bas Van Steensel
Large-scale perturbation approaches to study gene regulation
12h10 - 12h25
Lisa Butler
Fatty acid elongation is a novel androgen receptor-regulated therapeutic vulnerability in prostate cancer
12h25 - 12h40
Fatma Özgün
Characterization of androgen receptor variant 7 dimerization in prostate cancer
12h40 - 12h55
Jonathan M. Preuss
Augmented acute lung injury and dysregulated immune response of GRdim mice under intensive care management in endotoxemia
12h55 - 14h10
Lunch and poster presentations / sponsor booth viewings


Chaired by Carlie de Vries
14h10 - 14h50
Jerome Eeckhoute
Nuclear receptor control of hepatic molecular identity
14h50 - 15h25
Saskia van Mil
FXR controls hepatic lipid accumulation via isoform selective DNA binding
15h25 - 15h45
Short coffee break


Chaired by Onno Meijer
15h45 - 16h25
Henriette Uhlenhaut
Essential functions of the GR require DNA binding
16h25 - 17h10


Vincent Giguère
New paradigms in metabolic regulation by nuclear receptors
17h10 - 18h30
Closing remarks and Poster prizes, reception & networking opportunities

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