Upcoming Events

Alumni Association New Year's Reception

Tuesday February 20th, 2018


Dear DKFZ colleagues and alumni,

This New Year’s Reception „Alaturka“ is being organized by our Turkish colleagues. Enjoy with us the Whirling Derwishes, Turkish classical music, folk dances and poems followed by a Turkish buffet and a demonstration of water-marbling art.


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Participation is free of charge. Everyone is invited. Please register here.

International Alumni Get-Togethers

Alumni Get-Together in Berlin in April 2016
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One of the aims of the DKFZ Alumni Association is to facilitate former DKFZ members to keep in contact with the DKFZ and each other.

For details of upcoming Alumni get-togethers around the world, please click here.

Recent Events

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Alumni Annual Excursion 2017

Visit of ZEISS Museum of Optics, ZEISS Meditec and ZEISS Microscopy
December 12th, 2017

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New Year's Reception 2017

La Dolce Vita

February 16th, 2017


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20. Treffen des Alumni Clubs DKFZ, 12. Dezember 2016

7th general Alumni Meeting June 9-11, 2016

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Career Mentoring Session

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Thursday, June 9, 2016, DKFZ Communication Center

13:15 Introduction about careers and mentoring on www.dkfz-connect.de 

13:30 Adelheid Cerwenka, DKFZ - an international academic career

14:00 Hai-kun Liu, DKFZ - an academic career in the DKFZ

14:30 Susanne Weg-Remers, DKFZ - Science Management and Communication

15:00 Christian Tidona, BioMedX Heidelberg - Industry

15:30 Panel Discussion: Careers and Mentoring Advice

16:15 Round Tables with Coffee

17:00-18:30 Poster session (6 awards of 500 Euro)



Clinical Epigenetics Symposium

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Six Poster Awards of 500 Euros!

Friday June 10, 2016, 10:30-16:00 (DKFZ Lecture Hall)

Chair: Angela Risch, University of Salzburg

Olaf Witt, DKFZ, Heidelberg

Stefan Pfister, DKFZ, Heidelberg

Toshikazu Ushijima, Natl. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokyo

Jean-Pierre Issa, Temple University, Philadelphia

Manel Esteller, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Inst., Barcelona

Social Activity

Saturday, June 11, 2016

09.00–18.00 Bus trip to Darmstadt Jugendstilmuseum (Art Nouveau) and Mathildenhöhe, guided visit to Heppenheim and Coffee at Starkenburg Castle

09:00 Departure (Bus waiting at DKFZ main entrance)

10:00 Arrival at the Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt. Guided tour of the Jugendstilmuseum - in English and German (1 hour) and Guided tour of the Art Nouveau District Mathildenhöhe - in English and German (1 hour)

12:00 Departure

12:15–14:00 Lunch at the historic Restaurant Bockshaut in Darmstadt

14:00 Departure

14:30 Guided tour of the city of Heppenheim - in English and German

16:00 Departure, Coffee and Cake at the Starkenburg Castle

17:30 Departure to Heidelberg

18:00 Arrival at DKFZ

International Get-Togethers in London and Zürich

  • 21st June, 2016: London, UK
  • 24th June, 2016: Zürich, Switzerland

Click here for further information.


DKFZ-Alumni AACR Reception 2016, Monday, April 18, 2016

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Monday, April 18, 6.30 p.m.
New Orleans

As in previous years, the Alumni Association and the Management Board of the DKFZ held a Reception during the AACR Meeting in New Orleans for Alumni, Friends and Current Scientists of the DKFZ.

New Year’s Reception 2016: “A Journey through India”

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February 18, 2016, 4.30 p.m.
DKFZ, Communication Center, Lecture Hall and Foyer


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