Alumni Events

Upcoming Events

Alumni Get-Together in Boston in February 2020

Alumni Get-Together in Berlin in April 2016

The next get-together for DKFZ Alumni in the Greater Boston Area will take place during the weekend of 22nd/23rd February, 2020. We will meet for an informal dinner in downtown Boston or Cambridge.

If you are interested in joining the get-together (informal dinner), please let us know by emailing us at and we will provide you with further details nearer the time.

You might also be interested in attending the European Career Fair, taking place on 22nd February at MIT, at which the DKFZ will also be represented with a stand. For more info, visit

Alumni Slavic Reception 2020

We will be continuing the tradition of an Alumni New Year's Reception again in early 2020.

We would like to invite you to the DKFZ on March 24, 2020 for Alumni Slavic Reception. If you're interested in joining and/or helping to organize this event, please contact us at 

Past Events

New Year's Reception 2018

 „Alaturka“ Tuesday February 20th, 2018


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Alumni Annual Excursion 2017


Visit to 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


Program (PDF)

Book of abstracts (PDF)

Alumni Award (PDF)

Career Mentoring Session


Thursday, June 9, 2016, DKFZ Communication Center


  • Adelheid Cerwenka, DKFZ - an international academic career
  • Hai-kun Liu, DKFZ - an academic career in the DKFZ
  • Susanne Weg-Remers, DKFZ - Science Management and Communication
  • Christian Tidona, BioMedX Heidelberg - Industry

Clinical Epigenetics Symposium


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)

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Social activity: Visit to the Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt, guided tour of Heppenheim and visit to Starkenburg Castle

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


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”


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


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