GRK 1739 - international conference 2019

From molecular mechanisms to innovative
concepts in the treatment of cancer

25-26 October 2019, Essen

Confirmed speakers

Ranjit Bindra, Yale, USA
Mark Dewhirst, Durham, USA
Fijs van Leeuwen, Leiden, NL
Fei-Fei Liu, Toronto, Canada
Peter van Luijk, Groningen, NL
Elisabeth Martinez, Dallas, USA
Harald Paganetti, Boston, USA
Christian Reinhardt, Köln Germany
Julian Stingele, München, Germany
Holger Sültmann, Heidelberg, Germany


DNA Damage Signaling and Repair
Response of Cells and Tissues to Photon and Proton Irradiation
Tumor Metabolism and Microenvironment

Young Investigators

Poster Price and Proffered Paper Talk

Young scientists (PhD students and Postdocs) are invited to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. 2 poster prizes of €100 each will be awarded for the best posters.

Furthermore 2 abstracts will be selected from submitted abstracts for a proffered paper talk.  The submitters will be notified of the result by email within one month of the submission deadline.

Please send your abstract to and use the TEMPLATE .

Abstract submission deadline: 11 September 2019
Extended deadline: 2 October 2019 (only for poster presentation)


Conference Programme

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Universitätsklinikum Essen
Medizinisches Forschungszentrum
Hufelandstr. 55
45122 Essen

Conference Chairs

Verena Jendrossek
George Iliakis
Martin Stuschke


Coordination GRK 1739
Ivonne Schulte