Insight into the human HLA expression pattern opens up new ways of improving cancer vaccine development The human leukocyte antigen system (HLA system) is a group of genes that are central to the function of the immune system. These protein complexes can be found either on almost all cells (HLA class I complex) or on
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The concept of delivering genetic material to defective cells to treat diseases or to vaccinate healthy people against infections has been around for quite some time. Nevertheless, key challenges remain, such as efficient delivery of the material as well as duration of gene expression.
The Berlin Institute of Health, together with the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max Delbrück Center for Molecule Medicine and Tagesspiegel, will host the second Future Medicine: Innovation in Health Science meeting on 7th November.
Mainz, October 27, 2017 – EMBL’s Cancer Genomics Conference offers a fabulous opportunity to keep up to date with the rapidly progressing area of cancer genomics. Presentations cover the latest from cancer genome projects, cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results.
The topic of this year’s EFIS-EJI Ruggero-Ceppellini Advanced School of Immunology is “Tumour Immunology: from tissue microenvironment to immunotherapy.”
The National Cancer Institute’s Center of Excellence in Immunogy sponsors a two-day symposium with the theme “Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: From Conception to Delivery”.
The Institute for Molecular Life Sciences at Radboud University Medical Center (RIMLS) will host a mini-symposium entitled “Chemical Immunology”.
The 12th Mainz Clinical Pathology Seminar will assemble experts from the basic scientific, clinical, biopharmaceutical and pathological fields to give an overview of the exciting developments in cancer immunotherapies.
The 1st Crick International Cancer Conference will bring together leading cancer scientists from all over the world to discuss the latest findings in cancer metabolism, the tumor microenvironment, and how the cancer genotype changes over time.
Mainz, September 23, 2017 – The Annual Meeting of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences will be held on 22 and 23 September in Halle (Saale).
Mainz, September 21, 2017 – The working group Dermatological Oncology (ADO) organizes from 21-23 September the 27th German Skin Cancer Congress in the Rheingoldhalle Mainz.
Mainz, September 2017 – Am 14. September kommt im Rahmen der Seminarreihe in Translational Oncology (SITO) Prof. Federico Garrido der Universität von Granada Medical School nach Mainz. Sie sind herzlich zu seinem Vortrag um 17.00 Uhr c.t. in Gebäude 708 der Universitätsmedizin Mainz eingeladen.