Invited Speakers

Keynote Speakers:


Opening Keynote Talk

Prof Stephen R Pennington, Professor Of Proteomics, President-Elect HUPO

School Of Medicine, Conway Institute, UCD, Ireland


EACR-sponsored Keynote Talk

Prof Julie Gehl, Clinical Professor

Center for Experimental Drug and Gene Electrotransfer (C*EDGE), Zealand University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Invited Speakers:

SESSION 1 Cancer Cell Death and Survival

Dr Eva Szegezdi, Director of Blood Cancer Biobank Ireland

SESSION 2 Cancer Cell Signalling and Trafficking

Dr Patrick Caswell, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research, University of Manchester, UK

SESSION 3 Cancer Biomarker Discovery – translation towards personalised medicine

Dr Sudipto Das, Honorary Lecturer at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

SESSION 4 Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy

Dr Urska Kamensek, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia

SESSION 5 Novel Drugs, Drug Delivery and Synthetic Biology

Prof John Callan, The Norbrook Chair in Pharmaceutical Science, Ulster University, UK

SESSION 6 Translational Research

Prof Jacintha O'Sullivan, Director of MSc. in Translational Oncology, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Ireland

Prof Mark Corrigan, Director of Cork Breast Research Centre (CBRC) UCC & Consultant Surgeon Cork University Hospital

Dr Verena Murphy, Translational Research Leader Operations Lead for CNS and Paediatric Studies, Cancer Trials Ireland


R&D in the industry - career forum

Dr Giuliano Bensi, Preclinical Evidence Leader Staph & Early Projects, GSK Vaccines S.r.l.

Dr Emiliano Chiarot, Scientist, Staph & Early Projects team GSK Vaccines S.r.l. 


Young Cancer Researchers Networking 2018

Cork T12 XF62