Vlnr. prof. Luc Fran├žois, dr. Kyu Kyu Win (department of Microbiology, University of Medecine, Yangon), prof. Paul Van Cauwenberge (rector UGent), prof. Kyi Kyi Thinn, (Head department of Microbiology, University of Medecine, Yangon) en prof. Jozef Vercruysse (vakgroepvoorzitter Virologie, Parasitologie en Immunologie UGent)