Molecular Cancer Biology

The Graduate Programme in Haematology & Oncology

This course provides insight into the basic molecular mechanisms of cancer development and progression through presentations by invited speakers and discussion of research papers. Subjects covered on the course include: DNA damage, cell death, kinase signaling, metastasis, tumor immunology, cancer stem cells and microbiome. There will also be presentations of novel modalities for diagnostics and treatment such as circulating tumor DNA, personalized cancer treatment, biomarker development and T-cell therapy.

This course will provide the students with up-to-date insight into the molecular mechanisms of cancer development and progression and present novel developments in diagnostics and treatment.

Presentations by invited speakers and group discussions of research papers. The majority of lectures and discussion will be in English.

Course director is Professor Morten Gjerstorff and all lecturers at the course are respected active scientists in basic and/or translational research within the area of their lectures.

ECTS-points: 3,0

Max. Number of participants: 30

Course fee:
The course is free of charge for PhD students enrolled in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark. 
For PhD students enrolled in Universities that have joined the "Open market agreement", there is a course fee of DKK 1632,-.
For other participants there is a course fee of DKK 10,116,-