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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

The hiring and firing of PhD students is not unusual in a graduate school. However, the power balance is skewed more towards the PhD...

Stars of cancer research

Elaine Mardis Co-Executive Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA Prof. Elaine Mardis is also Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State...
Maria Clara Liuzzi

Mind your Mind: Mental health During Your PGR Journey

"Mens sana in corpore sano" ("a healthy mind in a healthy body") is a quote from the poet Juvenal which highlights the importance of...

Gujarati, Academic, Woman: Navigating different cultures and identities

By Diviya Gorsia I count myself incredibly privileged to have had the support and insistence of my parents in educating their own only daughter as...
Metoroboghene Mowoe

“I was very lucky to be ‘stuck’ in Sweden during the global pandemic”: reports...

EACR Travel Fellowships are co-sponsored by Worldwide Cancer Research and provide funds up to €3,000 to early-career cancer researchers. Below, you can read about the...
Maria Clara Liuzzi

The perks of being at home – how to look at the glass half...

For sure, this will be a year to remember for all of us: a 2020 characterised by the harsh reality of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Call for articles: Returning to the Lab

Share your ideas and experiences in the EACR’s online magazine, The Cancer Researcher When many countries went into lockdown due to COVID-19, the cancer research...
Noel de Miranda

Researchers of Fluidigm: Noel de Miranda’s Immunogenomics Group

There are possibilities and limitations to any cancer treatment, where the expectation of a favorable outcome might only hold true for a subset of...
Alicia Bruzos

How my Master’s thesis on jumping-genes became part of an article in Nature

Sometimes research has lucky stories behind it that should be told. We usually think of a Master's thesis as another task to earn the...
Elisa Heyrman

A Belgian PhD Student’s London Lockdown

Over three months ago, I left the lab and my home became my new work environment. In our shared house, our rooms became offices...

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The Cancer Researcher is an online magazine for the cancer research community from the European Association for Cancer Research.

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