Welcome to the 20th International AEK Cancer Congress

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

Lars Zender (Tübingen)

Simone Fulda (Frankfurt)
Johannes Zuber (Vienna

Keynote Speaker
Ton Schumacher (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Joan Massagué (New York, USA)

Confirmed speakers
Andrea Ablasser (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Bruno Amati (Milan, Italy)
René Bernards (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Oliver Bischof (Paris, France)
Matthias Dobbelstein (Göttingen, Germany)
Mikala Egeblad (New York, USA)
Martin Eilers (Würzburg, Germany)
Gerard Evan (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
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)
Klaus Pantel (Hamburg, Germany)
Eli Pikarsky (Jerusalem, Israel)
Helmut Salih (Tübingen, Germany)

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

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
Important Information - Abstracts
  • Deadline for abstract submission: December 15th, 2018
  • Deadline for late-breakting abstract submission: January 15th, 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