100e anniversaire prix Nobel à Jules Bordet

A century ago, ULB professor Jules Bordet, received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. He was the first Belgian to receive the famous prize, in recognition for his discoveries on immunity.
A hundred years later, Jules Bordet's scientific legacy is alive and well. A number of events celebrating his work will be staged at ULB in 2019.

12th International Symposium on Bordotella, April 9-12

Symposium Bordotella   April 9-12, ULB, Erasme Campus

This symposium is hosted by ULB and the Pasteur Institute of Lille, and offers an ideal opportunity for researchers, students, and healthcare professionals to learn about the latest discoveries on Bordotella.

Bordetella pertussis is the causative agent of whooping cough. It was first described by Jules Bordet in 1900 and, six years later, isolated by Jules Bordet and Octave Gengou. Bordetella pertussis is also called the Bordet-Gengou bacillus.

Iris Festival, Sunday, May 5

Fête de l'Iris     Sunday, May 5, Brussels Park

For the Iris Festival, ULB will offer activities for children and the general public on the topics of Jules Bordet, immunology research, and vaccinations.
The event is launched at the initiative of ULB researchers, under the coordination of HeLSci—ULB's centre for continuing education in health and life sciences.

Academic session, Tuesday, October 1

Tuesday, October 1, ULB, Erasme campus

Programme to be announced

Updated on March 25, 2019