April 10, 2018

Save the date: Young Cancer Researchers Networking event

Young Cancer Researchers Networking (YCRN) 2018

EACR and SFI-sponsored Conference:

Eligibility – Oral + Poster Presentation: Early-career Cancer Researchers – Postdocs within three years of the PhD award and PhD Students

Theme: Translational Cancer Research

Date: 21-22 June 2018, Venue: Western Gateway Building, University College Cork (UCC)

Price: Before 27th April 2018 = €50, afterwards €100, MSc Students FREE

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations – extended deadline 4th May 2018

To register your abstract:

CPD points pending

#YCRN2018 – what you can expect:

  1. Great networking opportunity with your European colleagues working in the translational cancer research field – to build your future collaborations and professional network
  2. Opportunity to give a talk – 15 windows in 5 sessions: Cell Death, Cell Signalling, Biomarker Discovery, Cancer Immunology, Novel Cancer Therapies - or present a poster
  3. Cross interactivity between the scientists and clinical investigators
  4. Career Fair – will include representatives from Academia and Pharma Industry
  5. Interactive Working Groups – to discuss your research progress and hurdles
  6. Opportunity to visit Corkone of the friendliest city in Europe!
  7. Expert presentations:

Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof Stephen R Pennington, President-Elect HUPO, UCD Conway Institute, Ireland
  • Prof Julie Gehl, Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev, Denmark

Invited Speakers:

  • Dr Eva Szegezdi, Director of Blood Cancer Biobank Ireland
  • Dr Patrick Caswell, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Sudipto Das, Honorary Lecturer at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Dr Urska Kamensek, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof Caitriona O'Driscoll, Chair of Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Prof Jacintha O'Sullivan, Director of MSc. in Translational Oncology, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute
  • Prof H. Paul Redmond, Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Cork University Hospital, Ireland
  • Dr Verena Murphy, Operations Lead for CNS and Paediatric Studies, Cancer Trials Ireland