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37th EORTC-PAMM Winter Meeting

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The venue

Antwerp, Belgium
University of Antwerp City Campus, Hof van Liere – Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen

  • 1 Auditorium (capacity: 180)
  • 3 Small meeting rooms ( capacity: 15 to 30)
  • Also a Poster/Coffe-Break/Lunch open space is available

Welcome desk and staff at hand on Main Entrance.

Arrival

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Accomodation

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Improving Translational Research: from lab to clinical practice

Topics from international speakers

  • Omics (Genomics, miRNomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics and others)
  • New drugs targeting key signalling
  • Liquid biopsies
  • Early Clinical trials design
  • Integration with other EORTC groups, and others (ESMO, EACR, EMA)
  • News from the lab: CRISPR ‘The disruptor’, novel experimental models, molecular imaging
  • Hot topics: drugs targeting immune checkpoints, new targets: deubiquitinases and mitochondrial disfunction, new design of clinical trials
  • From the industry to the academia and back: opportunity for funding, patents and publications

Local organising Committee

Prof. Dr. Eric Raymond, Hopital Beaujon (FR), PAMM chair
Prof. Dr. Christian Rolfo, Antwerp Univ. (BE), Local chair

Registration

Aug 29th 2015 to Jan 25th 2016
Platform for registration and payment on-line  : www.uza.be/PAMM-2016
Contact person : Marleen Roels – Marleen.roels@uza.be

Abstract

Abstract submission: Sep 14th to Dec 15th 2015 23:59 (CET)
Abstract notification: Jan 3rd 2016
Submission form for abstracts and poster
Guidelines: Title, authors (initials, last name), affiliation, corresponding author, text (all should fit on one A4, about 500 words with Calibri 11pt)

The scientific committee will review the abstracts and select them  for poster presentation or as oral proffered presentation of 10 minutes.

Abstract Review

All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. A notice of acceptance will be sent by email to the correspondent.
Abstracts will be accepted or rejected at the discretion of the Scientific Committee.

Scientific committee:

Prof. Dr,. Eric  Raymond
Prof. Dr. C. Rolfo
Prof. Dr. Frits Peters
P. D. Annette Larsen
P. D. Elisa Giovannetti
P. D. Marc Peeters
Secretary: Marleen Roels

Grants

There is a limited number of EORTC-PAMM grants available.

Guidelines in order to be eligible for such a grant:

  • graduate students and post-docs having received their Ph.D.  within less than 2 years
  • they should be working in the laboratory of a senior PAMM member of good standing
  • they need to submit an abstract.

The scholarship application should include

  • CV,
  • abstract,
  • recommendation letter from the supervisor
  • a budget. There is a maximum to be decided by the committee depending on the total conference budget. The scholarship budget should include the cheapest transport possibility (flight, train), registration, accommodation (with a reasonable price) and expected other costs.

The application should be sent to the PAMM treasurer Annette Larsen (annette.larsen@upmc.fr), who will carefully check the budget and to the EORTC-PAMM Antwerp meeting  secretary, marleen.roels@uza.be, before the deadline (15 December)

Evaluation Criteria The evaluation criteria will include:

  • On the merits of originality and interest of the subject, meaningful interpretation
  • On the form: attractiveness and clarity of presentation