Basic and Translational Oncology

Course date: 07 October 2019 - 11 October 2019
Location: Erasmus MC

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Basic and Translational Oncology 
The postgraduate school Molecular Medicine (MolMed) has been organizing the Basic and Translational Oncology course for many years now – in narrow cooperation with the school Medical Genetic Center (MGC) and with contributions from many speakers from the LUMC. Besides that, many speakers from the NCI will participate. The course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of translational cancer research.

The program is set up logically in 5 steps, one step a day:
Pathology, diagnostics & pathways in cancer
Biology of the cancer cell: Genetics
Invasion, metastasis & inflammation
Tumor Immunology; Clinical practice: targeted therapies
Epidemiology of cancer; personalised medicine, targeted therapy, clinical trials; end-of-life       interventions

The program is enriched with journal clubs (JC’s) on Tuesday and discussion sessions with course speakers on most days. Publications to be discussed are announced two weeks  in advance to all participants. We expect you to prepare these before the course starts. All participants are expected to give a short presentation during one of the JC’s. These will be organised during the first  day of the course.

Give your preferred JC’s in the free text field on the web form. We’ll send you the assignments & publications.
Audience and participation
The course is directed primarily at PhD students and postdocs in MolMed, MGC, NKI and OOA, but others (e.g., students and technicians of LUMC and Erasmus MC) are welcome too.

Teacher/ Organising Committée
Monique den Boer, Erasmus MC/PMC Utrecht
Reno Debets, Erasmus MC
Peter Devilee, LUMC
Martijn Lolkema, Erasmus MC
Noel de Miranda, LUMC
Ivo Touw, Erasmus MC
Frank van Vliet, MolMed/Erasmus MC

Date, Time & Location
 See Program
07 October 2019 08.45 - 16.30
08 October 2019 09.30 - 17.00
09 October 2019 09.15 - 16.45
10 October 2019 09.15 - 16.45
11 October 2019 09.15 - 17.00

Room Ae-4.06

Full participation is  1,8 ECTS.


Course fees 
For non-commercial participants the course fee  €750/5 days
PhD students get a 50% discount and pay €375/ 5 days. 
Participants from the postgraduate school MolMed, NKI and MGC get a 100% discount and pay €0.
Master students, get a 50% discount and pay €375/ 5 days. 
Master students who have to pay the fee from their personal budget get a 75% discount and pay €187.50/ 5 days. 
If these financial requirements should pose a problem, please contact Frank van Vliet, managing director of the Erasmus Postgraduate School Mol Med, at:

General information
Financial regulation of the Postgraduate School MolMed, from January 1st 2019, the following financial rules apply, but they may differ per course still. Look at the course fee of each course to be sure which discounts are really applied:
• Non-commercial course, symposium or workshop fee: €200/day, €750/week
• Participants of the postgraduate school MolMed: discount of 100%
• However, the Personal Leadership course and the workshops Photoshop/Illustrator/Indesign have to be paid from the ‘personal budget’ of employees, MolMed members and PhD students included. So they will receive an invoice from us which you have to pay and which will be reimbursed by your Department. When you will pay from your personal budget you need to provide us your home address details for the invoice. 
If there is no personal budget left, the MM-members get a discount of 100%.
• PhD students and Master’s students, regardless of institution: discount of 50%.
•The course fees of research master’s students will be paid by their master program at rate of €100/ECTS. For not I&I master students: please inform your master program in advance whether they agree to pay.
•Master’s students who are paying the fee from their private budget: discount of 75%. When you will pay from your personal budget you need to provide us your home address details for the invoice.
•However, 2 courses in statistics are paid centrally by the Dept. of Research policy for all PhD students from Erasmus MC! These are R and the SPSS course. So for Erasmus MC PhD students, these courses are always free, provided you are officially registered as a PhD student.
There is one fee for the entire course. There is no reduction for partial participation.
Commercial participants, companies & sponsors are invited to inquire about commercial tuition fees and about sponsoring.
All invoices will be sent by email to the mail address that you filled in upon registration. If this address is not correct we use your Erasmus MC address.

Those who register for a course, symposium or workshop agree with these financial conditions.



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