DKTK Events

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Als Teil der Trainingsaktivitäten umfassen die an den DKTK Standorten angebotenen Veranstaltungen, Seminare und Workshops thematisch neueste Entwicklungen in der Grundlagenforschung bis zur klinischen Anwendung in allen Bereichen der Onkologie. Ausgewählte Events finden Sie hier.


Die DKTK School of Oncology und das Heidelberg Center for Human Bioinformatics (HD-HuB) des German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) bieten Bioinformatikworkshops für Wissenschaftler an, die mit großen Datensets arbeiten, die bei der Analyse von Patientenproben entstehen. Weiterführende Informationen zu den Workshops finden Sie hier.

Events/dates at the DKTK core center and partner sites

Events in Heidelberg


Lecture “The Reproducibility Crisis: Can you trust your data?”

Date: 26 June 2019

Location: Great lecture hall, DKFZ Communication Center

Speaker: Prof. Martin Michel

Registration: Training Portal (search for THE REPRODUCIBILITY CRISIS)

About the lecture and the speaker:

More than 50 % of all published findings in non-clinical biomedical research are not reproducible. Based on real-life examples, the lecture will address key causes and explain how they can be addressed.

The speaker is an experimental and clinical pharmacologist with more than 30 years of experience in academia, industry and venture capital. He heads the guidelines committee of the International Union of Pharmacology on reproducibility.


Heidelberg Health Economic Summer School (flyer attached)

Date: 1-5 July 2019

Location: Studio Villa Bosch in Heidelberg

Registration:  Important information for DKFZ employees:  the registration fee will be automatically deducted from your cost center budget. Therefore, please obtain the approval of the respective cost center responsible in advance.

The Heidelberg Health Economics Summer School 2019 will cover thee modules:

1)      Introduction to the economics of health and health care

2)      Development of health-economic Markov model

3)      Review of the strengths and limitations of the conventional logic of cost effectiveness: Capturing citizen’s social preferences

See attached PDF for further information or contact: Dr. Karla Vanessa Hernandez Villafuerte, k.hernandezvillafuerte(at) or Ramon Schaefer, r.schaefer(at)

Workshop - Protein Glycosylation in Health and Disease.

Glycosylation is an abundant and highly diverse type of protein modification essential in the development and physiology of all living organism. This teaching workshop provides an overview on the current understanding of the major glycosylation pathways in mammals and discusses molecular mechanism by which mammalian glycosylation governs physiology and contributes to disease.

The event will take place on July, 2nd 2019 from 8:50am to 5:30pm at Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 282, Lecture Hall R 001 (ZMBH)

Details can be found in the pdf-files below. Registration is free of charge, but mandatory. The number of participants is limited ("first come, first served"). For more Information and Online Registration click here.        

International Summer School on Technology Transfer in Life Sciences from 16 - 20 September 2019 in Dresden, Germany

Learn how to identify the innovative potential within your own research.

Get to know the options that you have to bring your inventions to the market and generate money with it.

Develop your idea or invention towards a real innovation with the help of experts.

Gain knowledge on potential funding opportunities.

Get in touch with successful founders of life science companies and find out about the challenges they faced – and how they solved them.

Focus on your idea. Don't worry about finances. Participation fees do not apply.

If you are a research group leader or have almost finished your PhD, apply until 23rd June for the International Summer School on Technology Transfer in Life Sciences and use the chance to bring your idea one step further to the market.


Contact for all your queries:

Ms Maike Heber

Department for Development and International Affairs

Medical Faculty at the Technische Universität Dresden


+49 (0)351 458 7535

20th International Summer School on Immunology “IMMUNE SYSTEM: GENES; RECEPTORS AND REGULATION”. This FEBS Advanced Lecture Course will take place from 21 to 28 September 2019 in Hvar, Croatia.

The Summer School is designed to give participants a deeper insight into the basic knowledge and novel developments in immunology. Further information can be found on the course website.

Registration deadline: 30th June 2019.