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Emile Francqui
Fondation d’Utilité Publique  –  Stichting van Openbaar Nut

Titulars – Foreign

This was a new initiative of the Francqui Foundation, decided by the Board of Directors in 1998.

Dept. of Prof. J.L. Brédas –University Mons-Hainaut– from May 30,1999 to April 30, 2001
Dr. Massimo  Malagoli (Italian) – University of Arizona – U.S.A.

Dept. of Prof. Cl.d’Asprémont–Lynden –Catholic University of Louvain– from January 1, 1999 to October 1, 2000 – Dr. Mario Tirelli (Italian) – Columbia University – U.S.A.                     

Dept. of Prof. G. Vassart–Free University of Brussels-from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2001 Dr. Sylvie Claeysen (French) Centre CNRS-INSERM de Pharmacologie Endocrinologie – France

Dept. of Prof. A. Lucas – Universitary Faculties Notre-Dame de la Paix of Namur – from
July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2004 – Dr. Jean-François  Colomer (French) – Université de Montpellier II- France

Dept. of  Prof. G. Vassart–Free University of Brussels– from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2002 Dr. Fernando  Mendive (Argentinian) – University of Buenos Aires – Argentina

Dept. of Prof. M. Henneaux – Free University of Brussels – from September 1, 2001 to  August 31, 2003 – Dr. Justin Vasquez-Poritz (Mexican)- David Rittenhouse Laboratory – U.S.A.

In considering of the experience gained during the course of these two years mandates, the Board of Directors decided in 2002 not to continue with this formula.  

Instead, the Board of directors has decided to grant a scientific mandate of foreign postdoctoral collaborator of one year duration, to each of the eight Universities with which we have established contacts (Catholic University of Leuven, Free University of Brussels, Catholic University of Louvain, University of Liège, Free University of Brussels (Flemish, Antwerp University and Universitary Faculties  Notre-Dame de la Paix of Namur ).

Dept of Prof.  B. Fortz–Catholic University of Louvain–from October 1,2003 to September 30, 2004 Dr. Olivier Ammour-Mayeur (French)- Université de Paris VIII – France

Dept. of Prof. Anne De Wit–Free University of Brussels–from October 2, 2003 to September 31, 2004 Dr. Yann Bertho (French) – Université de Paris XI – France

Dept. of Prof.D.Desmecht – University of Liège – from October 27, 2003 to October 26, 2004
Dr. François Cornet (Belgian) – Université du Littorale – Côte d’Opale – France

Dept. of Prof.J-M Jacques – Universitary Faculties Notre-Dame de la Paix of Namur  – from October 1, 2003 to September 31, 2004 – Dr. Ingrid de Saint-George (Belgian) – Université de Georgetown – U.S.A.

Dept. of Prof. S.Swinnen – Catholic University of Leuven – from December 1, 2003 to  November 31, 2004 Dr. Arturo Forner-Cordero (Spanish) – University of Twente – The Netherlands

Dept. of Prof. Verstraete – University of Ghent – from November 1, 2003 au September 31, 2004 Dr. Morgan Sagastume (Canadian) – University of Toronto – Canada

Dept. of Prof. D. Lamoen – Antwerp University  – form October 1, 2003 to September 31, 2004 Dr. Marco Schowalter (German) – University of  Karlshuhe – Germany

Dept. of Prof. A. Geerts – Free University of Brussels (Flemish)– from October 1, 2003 to
September 30, 2004 – Dr. Naoki Uyama (Japanese) – Kyoto University Hospital – Japan

Dept. of Prof. Marco Martiniello – University of Liège – from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 Dr. Tandyan Aly (Senegalese) – Centre d’anthropologie de Toulouse – France

Dept. of Prof. Christophe Leys – University of Ghent – from March 8, 2005 to March 7, 2006
Dr. Anton Nikiforov (Russian) – Russian Academy of Sciences – Institute of Solution Chemistry – Russia

Dept. of Prof. Piet Herdewijn – Catholic University of Leuven – from April 1, 2005 to March 30, 2006 – Dr. Helmut Rosemeyer (German) – University of Osnabrük – Germany

Dept. of Prof. Luc Henrard – Universitary Faculties Notre-Dame de la Paix of Namurfrom January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 -Dr. Latil Sylvain(French) – University of Sussex – United Kingdom

Dept. of Prof. R. Ceulemans – Antwerp University – from March 1, 2005 to March 1, 2006
Dr. David A. Sampson (American) – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – U.S.A.

Dept of Prof. Erik Franckx – Free University of Brussels (Flemish)– from Februari 1, 2005
to January 31, 2006 – Dr. Maurice Kamga (Cameroonian) – TMC Asser Instituut – The Netherlands

Dept. of Prof. Ph. Gailly–Catholic University of Louvain–from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 Dr. Thomas Ducret (French) – Université de Bordeaux I – France

Dept. of Prof. Xavier Rousseaux – Catholic University of Louvain – from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 Dr. David Niget (French) – Université d’Angers et Université du Québec

Dept. of Prof. Patrick Meire – Antwerp University – from February 1, 2006 to January 31, 2007
Dr. Wiktor Kotowski (Polish) – Institute for Land Reclamation and Grassland Farming (IMUZ) – Poland

Dept. of Prof. Eric Jespers –Free University of Brussels (Flemish)– from January 1, 2006 to
December 31, 2006  – Dr. Olexandr Konovalov (Ukranian) – Zaporoshye State University – Ukrania

Dept. of Prof. Marcel Ausloos – University of Liège – from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 Dr. Mircea Gligor (Romanian) – National College Roman Voda – Romania

Dept. of Prof. Michèle Galand – Free University of Brussels – from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 Dr. Vittoria Feola (Italian) – University of Cambridge – United Kingdom
Prolongation of 1 year : December 2007
International Colloquium organised by Vittoria Feola in collaboration with the I.A.P. « Cities and society in the Low Countries, 1200-1800 » with the support of the Francqui Foundation on November 16 and 17, 2007 at the Free University of Brussels (French)  Political and scientific networks among towns in England, France and the Southern Low Countries, ca. 1580-1700

Dept of Prof.  Bao Lian Su – Universitary Faculties Notre-Dame de la Paix of Namur – from April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 – Dr. Rui Zhao (Chinese) – Eastern China University of Science and Technology – China
Prolongation of 1 year : March 2008

Dept. of  Prof. L. Cibotaru and A. Ceulemans – Catholic University of Leuven –from
February 1, 2006 to January 31, 2006 – Dr. Alessandro Soncini (Italian) – University of Modena – Italia

Dept. of Prof.  E. De Kooning – University of Ghent – from March 10, 2006 to March 9, 2007
Dr. Jasna Galjer (Croatian) – University of Zagreb – Croatia

In 2006, the Board of Directors decided to allow the removal of a mandate currently in hand, for a new a one year period.  This decision would be applied only for persons whose first mandate was particularly appreciated. A prolongation of mandate should be done with the same scale as the first mandate.

Dept. of Prof. I. Leclercq–Catholic University of Louvain–du January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 Dr. Hélène Pelerin (French) – Catholic University of Louvain– Belgium

Dept. of Prof. Dr. F. Neels and A. Covaci – University of Antwerp Toxicological Centre – from February 15, 2007 to February 14, 2008 – Dr. Adriana Gheorghe (Romanian) – University of Bucharest – Romania – Characterization of metabolisation patterns and pathways for two groups of contaminants (PBDEs and PCBs)

Dept. of Prof. M. Galieni and J-M Frère – University of Liège – from February 15, 2007 to
February 14, 2008 – Dr. Diane Drescher (German) – Université de la Sarre – Germany

Dept. of Prof. D. De Vos–Catholic University of Leuven–from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 Dr. Yan Di (Chinese) – Jilin University – China

Dept. of Prof. Dr. J. Cornelis – Free University of Brussels (Flemish) – from February 1, 2007 to January 31, 2008 – Dr. Dan Cristea (Romanian) – Université de Bucarest – Romania

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The board of Directors has recently (2007) decided that for next academic year 2008-2009, no new mandates granted will become, and that no mandates will be renewed. A new organization of these mandates will be communicated to you later.