Meeting October 31 and November 1, 2017
KWF Cancer Biology


Announcement of the 26th annual meeting of the KWF society for Cancer Biology, October 31st and November 1, 2017

The KWF society for Cancer Biology (fka Tumor cell biology) organizes its annual two-day conference on tumor cell biology and genetics, specifically aimed at, but not exclusively for, researchers supported by KWF. This meeting provides an excellent opportunity for PhD students, postdocs and PIs to present and discuss their work, build informal networks and set up new collaborations. The KWF kankerbestrijding strongly endorses this meeting and also encourages project leaders to attend.

This year’s meeting will take place in Congreshotel De Werelt in Lunteren on October 31st and November 1, 2017.

This year’s program includes:

  1. Researchers (PhD students, postdocs) presenting their data obtained within KWF kankerbestrijding funded research grants or related projects.

  2. Scientific presentations by three internationally acclaimed speakers:

    Prof. Dr, Walter Kolch(University College Dublin, Ireland) 'Advancing Precision Oncology by Computational Modelling’

  3. Prof. Dr. Jan Hoeijmakers (ErasmusMC) 'The overwhelming impact of DNA damage on sustaining health’

    Prof. Dr. Hans Bos ( UMC Utrecht) 'Targeting Ras signalling in personalised cancer treatment

  4. Assembly of the project leaders

  5. Evening entertainment


You can register at the ‘registration’ tab at the website ( and submit an abstract for presentation at All abstracts will be included in the abstractbook but unfortunately not all abstracts can be selected for an oral presentation.
Costs are €200,-, including lodging & breakfast or €140,- without lodging. Attendance to lectures, lunch, dinner and refreshments are included for both options.

By registering you declare that you will pay your fees prior to October 1, 2017 on account nr IBAN NL50 INGB 0005 1829 94 from KWF werkgemeenschap tumorcelbiologie quoting TCB2017 and your name. Use the following address for this bank-account: Hazenkampseweg 110, 6531 NN Nijmegen.

Please note that you will only be allowed to join the meeting after we have received your payment. Because of the rules set by hotel 'De Werelt' refunds are only possible before October 15.

In order to avoid delays due to slow institutional handling, we would appreciate that you first pay out of your personal account and declare at your department afterwards. If your department takes care of your payment, please ask them to pay for each participant separately or otherwise send an email to with details on the collective payment (participantís name and with or without lodging)

For questions or remarks, please contact Marcel Spaargaren or Boudewijn Burgering (

The final program for the next meeting will not be available until the second half of October, given the fact that you, the participants, will determine most of what will be presented. To get an impression you can look at the program of the previous meetings.

We hope to see you in November!