Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting

Feel connected in science and debate

Logo Genetics RetreatOn 26 and 27 March 2020 the 30th edition of the Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting will take place in Rolduc. This annual two-day event covers human and clinical genetics, molecular/translational genetics, genomics and epigenetics in health, development and disease in a wide range of disciplines.

7 good reasons to attend

  1. Develop your presenting and debating skills in an informal but professional setting and receive useful feedback.
  2. Receive updates on forefront research in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
  3. Be inspired by a top-notch speaker during the NVHG-keynote lecture.
  4. Discuss research projects among peers, with principal investigators and with the keynote speaker. Expand your professional network.
  5. The best oral graduate presentation will be invited by NVHG to give a presentation during the NVHG annual meeting.
  6. Awards for the three best oral graduate presentations (see: overview former prize winners).
  7. A wonderful chance to combine science and socializing at a very pleasant venue.

For whom?

PhD students, (junior) postdocs, PI's, MD's (trainees) and all other scientists (including master students) from universities, clinical institutions and research centres in the Netherlands and neighboring countries.


Since the start in 1990 the venue is the former Augustinian abbey of Rolduc in Kerkrade (NL). That is why the meeting is popularly called the 'Rolduc meeting'. 

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Under auspices of NVHG

Logo NVHGSince 2015 the meeting is organized under the auspices of the Dutch Association for Human Genetics (NVHG).