EMBL-Cancer Core Europe Conference on Cancer Immunotherapy 2017 Heidelberg

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  • The 2017 EMBL-​Cancer Core Europe Con­fer­ence on Can­cer Immunother­apy will cover highly rel­e­vant sub-​disciplines of can­cer immunol­ogy with a spe­cial focus on per­son­alised immunother­apy. The con­fer­ence will be held in Hei­del­berg, Ger­many on Feb­ru­ary 24, 2017 and is organ­ised by the Euro­pean Mol­e­c­u­lar Biol­ogy Lab­o­ra­tory (EMBL).

    Keynote Speaker

    • Pad­ma­nee Sharma – The Uni­ver­sity of Texas, MD Ander­son Can­cer Cen­ter, USA

    Who should attend?

    The con­fer­ence will bring together basic, trans­la­tional and clin­i­cal sci­en­tists and physi­cians from aca­d­e­mics to industry.


    • Unleash­ing endoge­nous immunity
    • Clin­i­cal stud­ies of T cell-​based immunotherapies
    • Mark­ers of effec­tive immune responses
    • Tar­get­ing the microenvironment
    • Induc­ing immunity

    Con­firmed Speakers

    • Patrick A. Baeuerle – MPM Cap­i­tal, USA
    • Thomas Blanken­stein – Max-​Delbrück Cen­ter for Mol­e­c­u­lar Med­i­cine, Germany
    • Cather­ine M. Bol­lard – Children’s National Health Sys­tem, USA
    • Chiara Bonini – San Raf­faele Hos­pi­tal, Italy
    • Mal­colm K. Bren­ner – Texas Children´s Hos­pi­tal, USA
    • Karin de Visser – Nether­lands Can­cer Insti­tute, The Netherlands
    • Jérôme Galon – INSERM, France
    • Nir Haco­hen – Mass­a­chu­setts Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, Har­vard Med­ical School, USA
    • Susan Kaech – Yale School of Med­i­cine, USA
    • Guido Kroe­mer – INSERM, France
    • Ira Mell­man – Genen­tech, USA
    • Michael Plat­ten – Ger­man Can­cer Research Cen­ter, Germany
    • Antoni Ribas – Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Los Ange­les, USA
    • Michel Sade­lain – Memo­r­ial Sloan Ket­ter­ing Can­cer Cen­ter, USA
    • Ugur Sahin – Johannes Guten­berg Uni­ver­sity Mainz, Germany
    • Fed­er­ica Sal­lusto – Insti­tute for Research in Bio­med­i­cine, Switzerland
    • Dirk Schaden­dorf – Uni­ver­sity Hos­pi­tal Essen, Germany
    • Robert Schreiber – Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­sity School of Med­i­cine, USA
    • Thomas Tüt­ing – Uni­ver­sity of Magde­burg, Germany
    • Diet­mar Zehn – Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­sity Munich, Germany

    EMBL Cor­po­rate Part­ner­ship Pro­gramme Fellowships

    A lim­ited num­ber of EMBL Advanced Train­ing Cen­tre Cor­po­rate Part­ner­ship Pro­gramme (CPP) fel­low­ships are avail­able for this meet­ing in the form of both Reg­is­tra­tion Fee Waivers and Travel Grants. You may apply for an EMBL CPP Reg­is­tra­tion Fee Waiver and/​or Travel Grant when sub­mit­ting your abstract. Whilst sub­mit­ting your abstract you will also be asked to com­plete a field with the name of your lab and the coun­try in which it is based, and to answer some ques­tions to detail your rea­sons for request­ing this fel­low­ship. A state­ment of sup­port from your bud­get hold­ing super­vi­sor explain­ing a) their sup­port for your atten­dance and b) sup­port pro­vided by the lab­o­ra­tory bud­get is required to com­plete the application.

    • Reg­is­tra­tion Fee Waiver: The sum that you have paid to attend the meet­ing will be reimbursed.
    • Travel Grant: Up to €400 for par­tic­i­pants trav­el­ling from the Euro­pean con­ti­nent and up to €1000 for par­tic­i­pants trav­el­ling from out­side Europe (receipts of travel will be sub­mit­ted to the EMBL Course and Con­fer­ence Office and the exact sum for travel expenses up to the cap will be reimbursed).


    Sci­en­tific Organisers

    • Jür­gen Deka – EMBL Hei­del­berg, Germany
    • Alexan­der Egger­mont – Gus­tave Roussy, France
    • Dirk Jäger – National Cen­ter for Tumor Dis­eases, Germany
    • Hans-​Reimer Rode­wald – Ger­man Can­cer Research Cen­ter, Germany
    • Ton Schu­macher – Nether­lands Can­cer Insti­tute, The Netherlands
    • Christof von Kalle – National Cen­ter for Tumor Dis­eases, Germany
    • Lau­rence Zitvo­gel – Gus­tave Roussy, France

    Con­fer­ence Organiser

    • Klara Gießler – NCT, Germany
    • Tim Nürn­berger – EMBL Hei­del­berg, Germany
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