Tisdag 9 april till torsdag 11 april, 2019kl. 12:00 - 13:00
Umeå Folkets Hus
The Swedish Tumor Microenvironment (STorM) Program and the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) invites you to the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting 2019. New discoveries and advances made in the field of tumor microenvironment (TME) research will be presented. The meeting will focus on the heterogeneity and the different roles of the microenvironment in cancer. Many aspects of the microenvironment will be discussed, including cancer-associated fibroblasts, the extracellular matrix, nerves, the immune compartment, and vasculature, with internationally recognized experts in their respective field invited to give plenary talks. In addition, ongoing TME research in Sweden will be presented through posters and short talks selected from submitted abstracts.
Who should attend the meeting?
Scientists (clinicians and basic scientists) with an interested in the tumor microenvironment. PhD-students and post-docs are especially encouraged to attend.
Application and abstract deadline: February 25, 2019
Organizing committe: Taija Mäkinen, Uppsala University, Kristian Pietras, Lund University, Daniel Öhlund, Umeå University and Arne Östman, Karolinska Institutet.
The meeting is sponsored by: The Swedish Cancer Society The Swedish Research Council The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education Cancer Academy North
Fatima Mechta-Grigoriou, The Institut Curie, France Louis Vermeulen, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Leore Geller, (Ravid Straussman's lab), Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel Claire Magnon, Institute of cellular and Molecular Radiation Biology, France Sandy McAllister, Harvard Medical School, USA Thomas Blankenstein, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany Hellmut Augustin, The German Cancer Research Center Je H. Lee, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA Representatives from SciLifeLab Elias Kouchakji, Fibrogen, USA Thomas Powles, Barts Cancer Institute, UK