Systems Genetics of Cancer 2017

20 researchers, hundreds of opinions, no powerpoint – yes, it’s been that time of the year again: Systems Genetics of Cancer rocked London.

We hadn’t found a nice Cambridge college like last year and had to make do with a newly built place full of colorful floors next to Kings Cross. Thank you, Crick, for hosting us. Continue reading


Systems Genetics of Cancer 2016

I spent the last days of the British summer this week at Lucy-Cavendish College in Cambridge, where Peter van Loo and I had invited 20 equally opinionated researchers from all over the world to discuss what is new and hot in cancer research.

The workshop was called Systems Genetics of Cancer 2016 (and if you click this link to the workshop webpage you will find an impressive list of participants). And because we like to be special, we did not allow any Powerpoint slides. All talks were chalk talks – or rather pen on flip-chart. Among many advantages, this allowed us to take full advantage of the college garden.

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