BioCity Symposium 2021: cancer – Breaking Bad

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The 30th BioCity Symposium
The 14th Finnish Cancer Institute Symposium

Cancer – Breaking  Bad

19-20 August 2021

We have an amazing list of speakers joining us virtually or in person:

Leila Akkari, Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands
Edwin Cuppen, Hartwig Medical Foundation and UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Stephen J. Elledge, Harvard Medical School, US
Robert A. Gatenby, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, US
Vera Gorbunova, University of Rochester, US
Marja Jäättelä, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark
Janne Lehtiö, Karolinska Institutet and Science for Life Laboratory, Sweden
I-Mei Siu, Senior Editor of Cancer Discovery
Sakari Vanharanta, University of Cambridge, UK
Gonghong Wei, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, China

American Association for Cancer Research:
I-Mei Siu, Senior Editor of Cancer Discovery
Marlowe Tessmer, Executive Editor of Clinical Cancer Research
Harmony Turk, Executive Editor of Cancer Research


Check out the poster!

We aim to arrange a hybrid event with some audience and speakers present here in Turku, with the program being streamed as well. But if necessary we are ready to transform the event to fully virtual with a short notice.

The symposium is arranged in collaboration with Finnish Cancer Institute.

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Original artwork: Antti Ekholm: “Henrietta Lacks”
The organizers of this symposium respect the critical role of Henrietta Lacks and other cancer patients in medical research.