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Welcome to the 18th International AEK Cancer Congress

Chair: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Wiesmüller (Ulm)
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Petra Boukamp (Heidelberg)

Congress Venue
EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg

Important Dates
Deadline for abstract submission: 22/01/2015
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 29/01/2015

Scientific Commitee
Peter Angel, Heidelberg
Jürgen Becker, Graz
Klaus Bosslet, Penzberg
Petra Boukamp, Heidelberg
Thomas Brabletz, Freiburg
Matthias Dobbelstein, Göttingen
Martin Eilers, Marburg
Rainer Engers, Düsseldorf
Peter Friedl, Nijmegen
Bernd Groner, Frankfurt
Jens Hoffmann, Berlin
Klaus-Peter Janssen, München
Martin Lipp, Berlin
Roland Moll, Marburg
Reinhold Schäfer, Berlin
Michael Schwarz, Tübingen
Sigrun Smola, Homburg
Beate Volkmer, Buxtehude
Winfried Wels, Frankfurt
Lisa Wiesmüller, Ulm

Confirmed speakers
Anton Berns, Amsterdam
Klaus Bosslet, Penzberg
Angus Dalgleish, London
Connie J. Eaves, Vancouver
Angelika Eggert, Berlin
Elaine Fuchs, New York
Simone Fulda, Frankfurt
Marco Gerlinger, London
Cyrus Ghajar, Seattle
Christopher Heeschen, Madrid
Christoph Klein, Regensburg
Steven Pollard, Edinburgh
Philipp Scherer, Dallas
Rita Schmutzler, Köln
Michael Speicher, Graz
Kathryn E. Wellen, Philadelphia
Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg
Lars Zender, Tübingen

Main Topics:
  • iPS and cancer stem cell plasticity
  • Tumor heterogeneity and dormancy
  • Cancer and metabolism
  • From monogenic to polygenic disease mechanisms
  • Liquid biopsies
  • Mechanisms of resistance and drug development
  • Personalized medicine and biomarkers in oncology
  • Immune checkpoints
  • AGO and AIO Satellite Symposia