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Major Cancer Biology News

24.-25. November: Anniversary Weekend

+ DKFZ Graduation Ceremony (Friday, 5-7 pm)
+ PhD Happy Hour (Friday night)
+ 10-Year Anniversary of Master Program Molecular Biosciences (Saturday morning)
+ 10 Years of Major Cancer Biology (Saturday afternoon)



16.-20. October: Welcome Week 2017

for details see Students 2017 pages

Year 2017: 10th Anniversary of "Major Cancer Biology at DKFZ"


Save the date for the 10-year Anniversary Event on 25. November!

Program in progress:
Class Reunions "Welcome back to Heidelberg", Keynote Lecture(s), Alumni Short-talks, Career Counselling, Social program, Surprises.... - more info soon on DKFZ CONNECT

> Major Cancer Biology on LinkedIn



We are pleased to announce that the DKFZ Career Service has launched a group on LInkedIn especially for Major Cancer Biology alumni, so current and former students of the program can get and stay in touch, for the exchange of career advise, first-hand information and peer mentoring.

The group is steadily growing and if you are a former or present student of Major Cancer Biology simply request to join (the above picture is a weblink) and see who's there already!


24./25. June 2017: Retreat in Burg Liebenzell



> Selection for "Major Cancer Biology 2017" (October intake) completed

Members of the Selection Committee after the final selection interviews on May 11

Celebrating 10 Years of Selecting the Best Students for the Program!

In our Anniversary Year 2017 we would like to thank the members of our Steering and Selection Committee for their commitment and support throughout the years:

Prof. Dr. Ilse Hofmann (Research Program A; coordinating committee member since 2007)
Prof. Dr. Martin Müller (Research Program F; committee member since 2007)
PD Dr. Odilia Popanda (Research Program C; committee members since 2007)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Wiemann (Research Program B; committee member since 2007)
PD Dr. Karin Müller-Decker (Core Facility Tumor Models; committee members since 2008)
Dr. Lindsay Murrells (HIGS PhD Program Manager; committee member since 2009)
Dr. Ulrike Hardeland (Research Program B; committee members since 2010)
Dr. Barbara Janssens (DKFZ Career Advisor; committee members since 2011)
PD Dr. Stephanie Laufs (Research Program G; committee members since 2011)
Dr. Dorde Komljenovic (Research Program E; committee members since 2013)
Dr. Mona Malz (Research Program G; committee members since 2014)
Dr. Franziska Schmidt (HIGS PhD Program Coordinator; committee member since 2016)
Dr. Michael Volkmar (Research Program G; committee members since 2017)

> Friday 18th November - Graduation Ceremony for all DKFZ PhD and Master students

see you all at 5 pm in the DKFZ Grand Lecture Hall - everybody welcome!



> 10 years of Major Cancer Biology - Welcome to the 2016 Students!

On 17th October the new group of 24 students from 12 different countries has arrived at the DKFZ:



> Student Retreat of Major Cancer Biology 2016: 11.-12. June - Burg Liebenzell


After the great success of the first student retreat in 2015 we decided to make this an annual event and integral part of the Major Cancer Biology program - read here about the 2016 retreat...

> DKFZ Alumni New Year’s Reception on 18. February 2016

Students of Major Cancer Biology and others presenting an Indian dance

> Time flies!

Major Cancer Biology proudly presents: Students from our first class of master students, 2007, have successfully completed their PhD at the DKFZ - Congratulations!

(picture taken at the 2013 DKFZ-HIGS Graduation Ceremony)


> Do you have questions?

If you did not find the desired information on our websites please send an e-mail with your specific inquiry.

contact the Administrative Office

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