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Highlights of the 7th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’

113 participants attended the seventh joint EACR-OECI course on Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer in Amsterdam from 08 – 10 May 2017. The Scientific Chairs were Richard Marais (UK), Jorge Reis-Filho (US), Giorgio Stanta (Italy) and Marc van de Vijver (Netherlands).

Over three days participants enjoyed interesting and compelling talks from 16 international speakers. Presentations from speakers are now available on the website; participants have been sent a password to access them directly.

Feedback from participants

  • 96% said they would recommend the course to others
  • 100% satisfaction rating for the quality of the scientific content.
  • 99% satisfaction rating on time allowed for discussion and questions

Some of the feedback included:

“The course provided a good level of scientific insight in terms of application of the new developments in Molecular Pathology. The speakers were very good and I learned a lot from the course.”

“The course was very informative and helpful to the research I am currently undertaking. I learnt a great deal and appreciate the advancements every institution is making in personalising medicine in cancer.”

“Clear presentations about the latest advances in the field. Perfect size, easy to make new contacts. Excellent food ;) “

“An excellent and up-to-date course with fantastic speakers!”

Meeting Bursary Awards

A total of 14 Meeting Bursaries were awarded to assist early-career researchers from 10 countries to attend. Each winner received a full registration free of charge and funds of up to 500 Euros to assist with the cost of travel.

EACR - ESMO Meeting Bursary Winners

Ashenafi Bulle | Belgium
Emine Ezel Cilek | Turkey
Selvi Durmus Erim |Turkey
Patricia Gifu | France
Zlatko Marusic | Croatia
Jelena Milovanovic | Serbia
Susanti Susanti | UK
Isabel Valença | Portugal
Katarina Zeljic | Serbia

OECI Meeting Bursary Winners

Veronika Bentrad | Ukraine
Julija Fadejeva | Lithuania
Joana Ferreira | Portugal
Gizem Calibasi Kocal | Turkey
João Lobo | Portugal

Join us at the 8th edition

Save the date for the 8th EACR-OECI joint training course on Molecular Pathology, which will be held again in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Sign up for updates here.

22 May 2017

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