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International PhD Student Cancer Conference 2010

Event Date: 
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010 to Friday, 21 May, 2010
Event Location: 
SEMM Foundation c/o IFOM-IEO Campus Milan Italy

The fourth annual conference was hosted and organized by students from the European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM). The Conference covered many topics related to cancer, from basic biology to clinical aspects of the disease. All attendees presented their research, by either giving a talk or presenting a poster.
This conference was an opportunity to introduce PhD students to top cancer research institutes across Europe.
Attendance at this conference was restricted to members of the participating institutes:


  • European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM) – IFOM-IEO Campus, Milan
  • Cancer Research UK Institutes:
    • Beatson Institute for Cancer Research (BICR), Glasgow
    • Cambridge Research Institute (CRI), Cambridge, UK
    • MRC Gray Institute of Radiation Biology (GIROB), Oxford
    • London Research Institute (LRI), London
    • Paterson Institute for Cancer Research (PICR), Manchester
  • The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Amsterdam


  • European Molecular Biology Labs (EMBL), Heidelberg & European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL EBI), Hinxton
  • German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Heidelberg
  • Medical Research Council (MRC) National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), London
  • National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore
  • Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO), Madrid
  • Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC-EPFL) and Department of Biochemistry of the Lausanne University (DB-UNIL), Lausanne

Federica Castellucci, Francesca Milanesi, Gian Maria Sarra Ferraris, Chiara Segré, Gianluca Varetti (SEMM PhD Student, Milan, Italy)

PDF icon Scientific Program189.47 KB
PDF icon Poster2.27 MB
PDF icon Abstract Book2.08 MB