Welcome to the 20th International AEK Cancer Congress

"Translating Cancer Biology: From Basic Mechanism to Therapeutic Exploitation"

Chair  Lars Zender (Tübingen) 
Co-Chairs Simone Fulda (Frankfurt)
Johannes Zuber (Vienna)

Main Topics
  • Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Cellular Senescence in Cancer
  • Metastasis
  • Novel Tools and Model Systems in Cancer Research
  • Replicative Stress and DNA Damage Response
  • Targeting Myc and Ras
  • Tumor Microenvironment

Congress Venue
EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Meyerhofstraße 1, D-69117 Heidelberg

Important Information - Abstracts
  • Deadline for abstract submission: November 1st, 2018
  • Deadline for late-breakting abstract submission: January 4th, 2019
  • Abstracts need to be submitted in English
  • Maximum number of characters: 2.500 including blanks
  • Please avoid special characters in title and text
Important Information - Registration
  • Early bird registration deadline: December 13th, 2018
  • Reduced fees for DKG-members and Students

Confirmed speakers
Bruno Amati (Milan, Italy)
René Bernards (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Oliver Bischof (Paris, France)
Matthias Dobbelstein (Göttingen, Germany)
Gerard Evan (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Douglas Green (Memphis, USA)
Florian Greten (Frankfurt, Germany)
Douglas Hanahan (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Mathias Heikenwälder (Heidelberg, Germany)
Michael T. Hemann (Cambridge, USA)
Jos Jonkers (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Michael Karin (San Diego, USA)
Luis Toledo Lazaro (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Scott Lowe (New York, USA)
Joan Massagué (New York, USA)
Klaus Pantel (Hamburg, Germany)
Eli Pikarsky (Jerusalem, Israel)
Helmut Salih (Tübingen, Germany)
Ton Schumacher (Amsterdam, Netherlands)