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LUMC's Summer School on Cancer Research

The Management Team of the LUMC Research Theme Cancer announces with great excitement the preliminary program of the upcoming Summer School on Cancer taking place on July 5 - 7, 2022.

About this Summerschool

The program covers all 6 subthemes of the LUMC Research Theme Cancer and combines introductions to the subthemes, scientific presentations of prominent LUMC principal investigators, and keynote talks from guest speakers on diverse science-related topics.

But, most importantly, the bulk of the program is focused on your participation: you will pitch your projects to the LUMC cancer research community and engage in discussions with PIs during interactive poster sessions.

Best pitch and poster prizes will be awarded during a celebratory event at HePatho!


All you have to do is: 

  1. Register the title of your pitch/poster and a short abstract here.
  2. Prepare your pitch/poster.

 Hope to see all of you for three exciting Cancer Research Days: registration, lunch and refreshments are free of charge!

Learning objectives

The vision is of the Summer School is:

    • to provide the PhD students in the LUMC reserach theme cancer with a comprehensive overview of the PhD projects in cancer research that are going in the LUMC.
    • To get them acquainted with the six Cancer research subthemes and prominent senior researchers from these subthemes
    • To build a community of the PhD students involved in cancer research
    • To give them insight into cancer research topics on a higher scale, e.g. publishing, building a career beyond academia etc.

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