Who are APECS Belgium?

We are a group of enthusiastic graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other early career scientists working with different aspects of polar biology, glaciology, climatology… In 2016 we decided to form the APECS Belgium Board, comprising current leadershipHowever, we consider every polar early career scientists in Belgium part of APECS Belgium.

Below you can find the current board members (click on the names to find out more). The board members take up various roles, work together on different projects and are listed alphabetically below, with the exception of our chair who takes up a major workload to coordinate the board meetings, report to APECS international and more.

For past board members have a look here.

Board members 2018-19:

Valentina Savaglia, ULg
Valentina Savaglia
PhD Student
Cyanobacteria Group, Centre for Protein Engineering, Université de Liège
Chair & Representative at the APECS Council

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Dina Brode-Roger
PhD Student
Cultural Studies, KU Leuven

Henrik Christiansen
Henrik Christiansen
PhD Student
Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics (LBEG), KU Leuven
Representative at BNCAR

 

Lotte De Maeyer
PhD Student
Research Group Protistology & Aquatic Ecology, Universiteit Gent

 

Benoit Durieu
PhD Student
Cyanobacteria Group, Centre for Protein Engineering, Université de Liège

Alexandra Gossart

 

Alexandra Gossart
PhD Student
Regional Climate Studies, Department of Geography and Tourism, KU Leuven
Representative at BNCAR

Franz Maximilian Heindler
Franz M. Heindler

PhD Student
Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics (LBEG), KU Leuven

 

Catherine Hirst
Postdoc
Earth and Life Institute, Université catholique de Louvain

 

Caroline Jacques
PhD Student
Laboratoire de Glaciologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Quentin Jossart
Postdoc
Marine Biology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Sarah Maes
PhD Student
Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics (LBEG), KU Leuven

Eveline Pinseel
Eveline Pinseel
PhD Student

Research Group Protistology & Aquatic Ecology, Universiteit Gent
& Botanic Garden Meise

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Marianna Pinzone
PhD Student
Unit of Oceanology, Université de Liège

 

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