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2nd German Cancer Research Congress (GCRC)

Date
-
Venue
Online
Costs
75 €; student: 55 €
Type
Congress/Symposia
Organiser
German Cancer Society, German Cancer Aid and the German Cancer Research Center
Contact
Michael Baumann
German Cancer Research Center
Heidelberg
E-Mail: dkfk(at)kukm.de
Language
English

After the first successful edition of the German Cancer Research Congress in early 2019, the 2. German Cancer Research Congress will take place on 18 and 19 October 2021 as a virtual conference.

Again, the German Cancer Society, German Cancer Aid and the DKFZ will organise the congress together with their networks, the CCC Network, the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), the National Centres for Tumour Diseases (NCT) and the AEK to present the performance of oncological research in Germany.

There will be 4 Sessions on the new developments in Cancer Prevention, Basic Cancer Research, Preclinical Cancer Research and Early Clinical Cancer Research. In addition, serveral Workshops and a Poster Exhibition will provide insights into the exciting field of cancer research.

Although the Corona pandemic has made it more difficult to plan events, we will make every effort to once again offer an attractive platform for cancer researchers to present excellent cancer research, network and interact at the 2nd German Cancer Research Congress.

The following speakers for our four plenary sessions are already confirmed:

  • Bertram Bengsch, Freiburg
  • Uta Höpken, Berlin
  • Lena Illert, Freiburg
  • Fabian Kiessling, Aachen
  • Christiane Opitz, Heidelberg
  • Roland Rad, Munich
  • Claudia Rössig, Münster
  • Lisa Sevenich, Frankfurt
  • Robert Zeiser, Freiburg
  • Phillipp Zimmer, Dortmund
  • The two prize winners of the „German Prize for Cancer Prevention Research" – a prize sponsored by the Manfred Lautenschläger Foundation gGmbH

In addition, we offer 12 interactive workshops on various topics across the entire spectrum of cancer research:

  • Molecular Prevention: From Preclinical Models to Translation
  • New Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Tumor Board
  • Digital Pathology and AI
  • Theranostics and Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery
  • Aging & Cancer - Towards Understanding The Major Risk Factor For Cancer
  • Patient-oriented Research on Cancer-associated Fatigue
  • Interpretation of Sequencing Data for Personalized Medicine
  • Centers for Personalized Medicine (ZPM) - An Innovative Research Structure
  • Data Driven Medicine
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Epigenetic Medicine in Cancer
Website address: https://www.gesundheitsindustrie-bw.de/en/event/2nd-german-cancer-research-congress-gcrc