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Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute


It is our pleasure to announce that the next Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute Annual International Symposium will be held at the Institute on 1 - 2 March 2018. The symposium, entitled Unanswered Questions in Precision Medicine is being organised by Jason Carroll, Richard Gilbertson, Elizabeth Harrington (AstraZeneca),Duncan Jodrell and Nitzan Rosenfeld. Registration is now closed

The symposium will include sessions on:

  • Target and biomarker validation
  • Clinical and pre-clinical
  • Developing target strategies
  • What makes a good target?

As always, we have assembled an outstanding list of world-leading researchers to present their work. Our keynote speakers include:

  • William Sellers (The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
  • Charles Mullighan (St Jude Children's Research Hospital)
  • René Bernards (Netherlands Cancer Institute)
  • Frank McCormick (UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre)

A complete list of confirmed speakers is available on the programme page.

All delegates will have the opportunity to present a poster at the Symposium. Posters can be portrait or landscape, maximum size A0 (841 x 1189 mm) and abstracts can be submitted during registration or separately afterwards.


Full registration(£260) includes lunch and dinner on Thursday 1 March, lunch and the symposium dinner (7.00pm for 7.30pm in Peterhouse College, Cambridge) on Friday 2 March. Delegates not wishing to attend the symposium dinner can select symposium only registration (£220) which includes lunch and dinner on Thursday 1 March and lunch on Friday 2 March.

CRUK CI staff and members of CRUK Cambridge Centre (check that you are on their membership list) receive discounted rates of £100 and £60 for full registration and symposium only registration respectively.


The Symposium will take place at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute which is housed in the Li Ka Shing Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, just south of Cambridge city centre. You can find out how to get to the Institute and find out more about CRUK CI here.


Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. A number of guest houses and hotels are available within easy reach of the Institute and the city centre. Please look at the Visit Cambridge website to find suitable places to stay.


Thanks to our sponsors:

Registration is now closed

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