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A Matter of Life or Death 2020

A Matter of Life or Death 2020: “Extremely Inspiring”

125 people from 29 countries including New Zealand, Malaysia and India all met in the stunning Centro Congressi Giovanni XIII in Bergamo, Italy for...

EACR member awarded Sjöberg Prize for decisive discoveries about cell growth

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sjöberg Prize 2020 of one million US dollars to Michael N. Hall (Biozentrum,...

Goodbye Flat Biology 2019: “Walking out of Goodbye Flat Biology I felt motivated and...

178 participants from 29 countries met at Harnack House in Berlin, Germany for the 4th EACR Goodbye Flat Biology Conference - Advancing 3D-based Models...

37 Research Groups Awarded ERC Synergy Grants

The European Research Council awarded grants to a total of 37 research groups in 2019, worth €363 million which "will enable groups of two...

Seed and Soil 2019: “An amazing meeting with high quality speakers”

Participants from 36 countries from as far as Brazil, Australia, Malaysia and South Korea gathered in Berlin, Germany for the 2nd joint EACR-MRS Conference...

In Memoriam: Klaus Schlaefer (1947-2019)

By Edit Oláh, Helga M Ögmundsdóttir and Hans Grunicke We were privileged to have him as an EACR member for over 35 years and as...
Nanotechnology in Cancer

Nanotechnology in Cancer 2019: “A wonderful platform to learn”

99 participants from 25 countries attended the EACR Conference on Nanotechnology in Cancer: Engineering for Oncology, at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK from 12-14 September...
Jennifer Wargo, Carlos Caldas, Charles Swanton

Cancer Genomics 2019: Mel Clyne’s Scientific Review

by Mel Clyne, Chief Editor of Nature Protocols About a month ago, I attended the EACR Cancer Genomics 2019 meeting. The quality of the talks and...
Gender Equality

670 and Counting: the Scientist Tackling Gender Bias on Wikipedia

According to the Women in Red, "a gender-gap bridging project on Wikipedia", there are 1.5 million English biographies on Wikipedia. Less than 20% of...

4th EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics: “An outstanding cancer genomics conference!”

250 participants from 41 countries met at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK from 23-26 June 2019 for the 4th EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics. Cancer Genomics...

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