EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Tumour Microenvironment and Signalling

3 April 2016 09:00 - 6 April 2016 17:00, Heidelberg, Germany

An emerging concept is that tumours also strongly depend on external signals for maintenance and expansion. To fully understand tumour development and progression, a deeper knowledge of the cross-talk between tumour cells and their microenvironment and the interactions between cancer cells and cancer stem cells is needed.

This symposium will aim to answer some important questions as:

-Which signals do cancer cells transmit to and receive from the stroma and how do these signals promote malignant growth?
-What roles does the extracellular matrix play during neoplastic transformation?
-What is the contribution of immune cells to tumour progression?
-How is the inflammatory response of the tumour microenvironment regulated by the microbiota?

Academia: EUR 500
PhD student: EUR 450
Industry: EUR 725

Speakers: Sean J. Morrison, Charles Swanton

Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
EMBL Advanced Training Centre

EMBL Advanced Training Centre, EMBL Meyerhofstrabe 1, Heidelberg, 69117, Germany

Organised by
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL Heidelberg
Contact information
Showing all upcoming events
Start Date
End Date
Subject area
Event type

Advertisement Spotlight Advertisement

E-mail Enquiry