Event info
Date:11 Mar
Time:2 Days
Venue:Ghent, Belgium
Contact person
Nicole Mastrell

Nicole Mastrell

Event Manager & PA to CEO


+45 6141 8634

Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (4th edition)

After three very successful editions (Jan 2015, Leuven, March 2017, Antwerp and March 2019, Antwerp), VIB is proud to present the fourth edition of this Tools & Technologies conference.

During this conference the following topics will be covered:

  • Long reads & genome structure
  • Single cell
  • Spatial technologies
  • Population scale and clinical sequencing
  • Technology trends

Date: 11 & 12 March 2021
Venue: ICC Gent, International Convention Center Gent, Van Rysselberghedreef 2, Citadelpark, Ghent, Belgium

Members of MVA can get a 15% discount by using the following following codes:

Academic: 00RNGS21-15-MVA-a
Industry: 00RNGS21-15-MVA-i


Abstract deadline 11-Jan 2021
Early bird deadline 29-Jan 2021
Late reg. deadline 26-Feb 2021

In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions, the conference dinner and much more!

Information for oral and poster submissions:

Upload your abstract by clicking on the ‘Submit an abstract’. You do not have to register before submitting your abstract. The format for your poster should be: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation.

Travel grants

5 travel grants is offered to international attendees, which will reimburse travel costs up to 400 Euros. Are you interested in attending RNGS21 and want to have a chance on a travel grant? Submit your motivation below by clicking on the ‘Apply for a grant’ button before 18 December 2020. The organizing committee will notify you of your travel grant acceptance by the end of June.

No registration is needed before submitting a travel grant proposal. When you’re awarded with a travel grant you will receive a practical email containing the next steps. Note that being awarded a travel grant does not mean being registered for the conference. Scroll down to apply for your grant.

Organized by: VIB & LifeTime