Mainz, Germany, April 18, 2018 – Ugur Sahin, Scientific Director at TRON, has been awarded one of the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants 2017 for his project ‘SUMMIT – Stepping Up mRNA Mutanome Immunotherapy’, totaling 2.5 Million Euros over 5 years. The ERC Advanced Grants are awarded to well-established, leading principal investigators to pursue ground-breaking projects. SUMMIT is one
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Mainz, March 23, 2018 – TRON is delighted to announce a review authored by Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci in the journal Science. “Personalized vaccines for cancer immunotherapy” outlines the genetic basis for why almost every cancer is unique, and how with innovations in mutation mapping, target validation and vaccine production, it is possible to
Mainz, March 16, 2018 – The Dutch Society for Immunology (NVVI) is hosting the 4th Chemical Immunology Conference today in Amsterdam. The meeting aims to cover the broad diversity of chemical immunology and some of the most exciting areas of research to have emerged. TRON’s Mustafa Diken kicks off the day with his plenary, “mRNA
Mainz, February 16, 2018 – The Keystone Symposium on Antibodies as Drugs: Translating Molecules into Treatments, will take place February 25th – March 1st, 2018 at the Whistler Conference Centre in Whistler, Canada. Ugur Sahin will speak in the session on Novel Ways to Deliver Antibody Therapy on Thursday, March 1. The title of his lecture
TRON has been shortlisted for Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge Award as part of team BLUEPRINT TRON is part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists that has been shortlisted to the final stages of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge*. The team is led by Dr. Lindy Durrant from the University of Nottingham and includes
Mainz, January 29, 2018 – The K. G. Jebsen Center for Cancer Immunotherapy is holding a mini-symposium on The Next Generation of Cancer Immunotherapy. In this context, on February 2 Prof. Ugur Sahin will give a lecture on Personalized Mutanome Vaccines.
Mainz, January 23, 2018 – The Keystone Symposium on Lymphocytes and their Role in Cancer will take place February 11th-15th 2018 at the Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado. This is a joint event with Emerging Cellular Therapies: T Cells and Beyond. Ugur Sahin will chair the session on Cellular Therapies in Blood Malignancies, and give a
The Antibody Engineering and Therapeutics conference will take place December 11th-15th 2017 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California.
Mainz, November 24, 2017 – The University Clinic of Goethe University in Frankfurt is hosting a seminar as part of the German Society for Immunology’s Translational Immunology series. In this context, Sebastian Kreiter will be speaking on “Neo-antigen vaccination in cancer – translating science into survival.” Dr. Kreiter’s presentation will take place on Thursday, 30.