From 08.10.2018 to 12.10.2018

Starts at 8:00 until 18:00

Summer School in Translational Cancer Research

Venue: Porto Bay Falésia Hotel Albufeira, Portugal
Speaker: see below
Organizer: DKTK/NCT
Language: English
Registration necessary: yes

We are delighted to invite you to this year’s Summer School in Translational Cancer Research taking place from October 8 - 12, 2018 in Albufeira, Portugal. The event is being organized under the umbrella of Cancer Core Europe and hosted by the German Cancer Consortium.

The Summer School covers the entire continuum of topics from a general overview, innovative aspects in cancer biology, research areas driving the preventive and clinical research, bridging preclinical and preventive/clinical research, clinical and late translational cancer research to cancer science policy and health economy by means of overview talks geared to the needs of the audience. The program will be topped off with drug development and scientific communication sessions. The audience will mainly be composed of young researches with a background in medicine and / or natural sciences at different stages of their career in translational cancer research. 

Find more detailed information here.

Please register here.


Confirmed speakers: Nils Brünner, Julio Celis, Rodrigo Dienstmann, Ingemar Ernberg, Manuel Heitor, Christof von Kalle, Mechthild Krause, Daniel Mertens, Alexander Schiller, Emile Voest

Invited speakers: Douglas Hanahan, Alexander Eggermont, Laurence Zitvogel, and many more

Highlights in 2018: Entire day dedicated to immunooncology and immunotherapy, daily case reports, meet-the-professors’ activities over dinner and lectures to scientific communication and collaboration   

More detailed information will be provided online or upon request. Please don’t hesitate to contact the organization team directly for any questions you might have.


Registration fee 1, 2 will include full board accommodation at double room occupancy.


1 Please note that the accommodation comprises accommodation in a twin room. Should you wish to have your own single room we can try to arrange this with the hotel subject to availability. An additional expense of €30 per night will be charged. Similarly, if your travel plans require different arrival or departure dates.

2 No personal expenses such as bar tabs, mini bar, telephone etc. are not included in the package. Any of such costs shall be at your own expense. Please note that the full board package covers meals taken in the hotel restaurant - any meals taken outside of the hotel will be at your own expense.