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Cancer Research South (CARES) School

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Cancer Research South (CARES) School is a graduate research school for PhD students in cancer research and is a collaboration between Lund University (LU) and University of Gothenburg (UGOT) under the umbrella of BioCARE. CARES is open to all PhD students in BioCARE at both universities and is run as 2 18-months cycles during 3 year-periods (2018-2020). CARES is funded by the Swedish Cancer Society and hosted by BioCARE.

Aims

The primary goal is to provide a comprehensive set of method-based and clinically-relevant one week courses. In addition, the enrolled students will also participate in local seminars, retreats and advanced seminars organised by both universities.

Courses

Autumn 2019

Name

University

ECTS

Dates

1

Epigenetics in cancer research

UGOT

1.5

October 14-18, 2019 (w. 42)

2

Single cell tumor biology and tumor heterogeneity

UGOT

1.5

November 11-15, 2019 (w.46)

3

The human genome and high content methods

LU

1.5

September 23-27, 2019 (w.39)

Spring 2020

       

4

High throughput sequencing - applications in cancer research

LU

1.5

Spring - date TBD, 2020

5

Epidemiology for clinical and health sciences research

LU

1.5

Spring - date TBD, 2020

6

Mouse models and imaging modalities in cancer research

LU

1.5

Spring - date TBD, 2020

Autumn 2020

       

7

Translational research

UGOT

1.5

Autumn - date TBD, 2020

8

Proteomics in cancer research

UGOT

1.5

Autumn - date TBD, 2020

Retreat

One day retreat  - SAVE THE DATE - 29 November 2019 (week 48)

Local seminars

Local seminars are usually run at respective universities at weekly or biweekly basis with local speakers or invited international speakers.

Advanced seminars

Advanced seminars are usually run twice per year as one day event with invited international speakers and local speakers.

Admission

PhD students will be enrolled in a competitive application process. Applications will be reviewed by the steering committee and students will be selected based on their academic record.

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Contact

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Pia Berntsson, PhD
Study Coordinator
Lund University
+46 46 222 31 01


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Ulrika Lantz Carlsson
Administrator
University of Gothenburg
+46 31 786 6792

Steering Committee

Håkan Axelson (Director LU)
Jonas Nilsson (UGOT)
Kristian Pietras (LU)
Pierre Åman (Director UGOT)

Registration

Contact Pia Berntsson

Additional information

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