DKTK Events

© German Cancer Consortium

© German Cancer Consortium

As part of the training activities, the DKTK sites offer seminars, workshops or meetings cover newest developments in clinical and basic cancer research in all fields of oncology Selected events can be found here.

Workshops in bioinformatics

The DKTK School of Oncology and the Heidelberg Center for Human Bioinformatics (HD-HuB) from the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) are offering bioinformatics workshops for researchers working with larger datasets of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data arising from patient tumor samples. The courses teach background knowledge on technologies used for data generation and for data analysis. Commonly used tools for data interpretation are presented and can be used in hands-on parts on provided data sets. For more detailed information and application click here.

Events/dates at the DKTK core center and partner sites

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.

“Gender issues in science”

Prof. Dr. Nina Papavasiliou (Immune Diversity, D150) will speak about the recent efforts by funding bodies in the USA to address gender issues in academic research. 

This will be followed by group discussions about how the situation in the USA compares to Germany, and what can be done to address the issues raised.

As always, drinks, pizza and PhD programme points will all be on offer!

Research Lounge #18: Gender issues in science, Thursday 05.09, 17.00-18.00h
IIC Seminar Room (A0.106) 

Further details are available here.

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