Events

7.5.19 TCRS Spring Seminar Event – Prostate Cancer 

Time: Tuesday, 7th of May at 13.00-16:30
Place: Lauren 2 lecture hall, Medisiina D ground floor, Kiinamyllynkatu 10

Program:

13-13.05 Maria Sundvall – Opening and introduction

13.05-13.25 Peter Boström “Treatment of localized prostate cancer”

13.25-13.45 Heikki Minn “Molecular imaging in prostate cancer”

13.45-14.30 Steven Bova “Evolution of lethal prostate cancer at primary and metastatic sites: Can we identify what is important?”

14.30-15.00 Coffee break & Sponsors talk

15.00-15.20 Laura Elo ”How machine learning can improve treatment of prostate cancer”

15.20-15.40 Riikka Oksala “Androgen signaling axis as drug target in castration-resistant prostate cancer”

15.40-16.00 Kirsi Ketola “Cellular plasticity in lethal neuroendocrine prostate cancer”

16.00-16.30 Presentations by winners of grants

16.30 Sparkling wine and snacks

 

Registrations by 3rd of May 2019 via email: contact-tcrs@lists.utu.fi

Remember to renew your membership or become a member by paying the 10 € annual membership fee on the Society’s bank account.
IBAN: FI7612093000051335, Nordea
Receiver: Turun Syöpätutkijat Ry
Please write your name and email address in the message field.

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GRANT CALL – Turku Cancer Research Society invites applications for working grants!

The grant money is donated by Kalmar Global/Cargotec as a part of their Movember campaign, and the aim of the grants is to support and encourage prostate cancer research in Turku. TCRS will award four-five, 2000 – 2500€ (depending on degree/month) working grants.

Please see Grant Call -tab for further details about eligibility and how to apply.

The deadline for applications: 29th of March, 2019. Successful candidates will be notified by email by 12th of April 2019.

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Turku Cancer Research Society & Western Cancer Centre FICAN West
Cancer Seminar Series – Spring 2019
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Location: Medisiina D, Lauren 2 Lecture Hall at 3.00 – 4.00 pm

Tuesday 29.1. Valeriy Paramonov “Profiling Notch signalling in digestive endocrine cancers” and
Maria Gardberg “Exploring novel fusion genes in glioblastoma”

Tuesday 5.3. Maija Hollmen “Converting cold tumors hot -A macrophage targeted approach” and
Sami Ventelä “New tools to diagnose and treat head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)”

Tuesday 9.4. Hussein Al-Akhrass ” SorLA – a novel oncogenic regulator of HER2-amplified breast cancer” and
Minna Piipponen “Long non-coding RNAs in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma”
(note location, Lauren 1 Lecture Hall, Medisiina D)

Tuesday 7.5. Spring Seminar Event – Prostate Cancer:
Lauren 2 –hall, Medisiina D, at 1-4:30 pm

 

PAST EVENTS


Turku Cancer Research Society & Western Cancer Centre FICAN West
Cancer Seminar Series – Fall 2018
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On Every 1st Tuesday of the Month at 3.00 – 4.00 pm
Medisiina D, Lauren 1 Lecture Hall

Tuesday 4.9. Special opening lecture: Hans Hendriks ”Pharmacology directed strategies in anticancer drug development, a viable approach for academia?”
Sponsored by Aurexel Life Sciences

Tuesday 2.10. Eleonora Mäkelä “Novel diagnostic markers in AML” and
Mari Suominen “Radium-223 dichloride as a dual inhibitor of the vicious cycle and tumor growth in breast and prostate cancer bone metastasis models” (note location: T-Hospital, Haartman Lecture Hall)

Tuesday 6.11. Csilla Sipeky “Title to be announced” and
Pauliina Hartiala “Lymfactin trial – Combined adenoviral VEGF-C and lymph node transfer treatment for patients with breast cancer treatment associated lymphedema”

Tuesday 4.12. Christmas Seminar
Program:
14.45 Welcome – Sparkling wine
15.15 Lauri Aaltonen, University of Helsinki – “Genome sequencing in intestinal cancer”
16.15 Johanna Hynninen, Turku University Hospital – “Ovarian Cancer – Clinical aspects and ongoing research projects”
16.50 PhD award –lecture
17.10 Snacks and drinks

Registrations for the Christmas seminar by November 26th via email:
contact-tcrs@lists.utu.fi

Remember to renew your membership or become a member by paying the 10 € annual membership fee on the Society’s bank account.
IBAN: FI7612093000051335, Nordea
Receiver: Turun Syöpätutkijat Ry
Please write your name and email address in the message field.


14th of December, 2017 TURKU CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS SEMINAR

Time: Thursday, December 14 at 16.00
Place: Lambda auditorium, ICT building, Joukahaisenkatu 3-5
Topic: Colorectal cancer

PROGRAM
16.00 Welcome
PhD Thesis of the Year Award
-Break for snacks and drinks-
17.00 Annika Ålgars (Turku University Hospital)
“An oncologists perspective to CRC and a glimpse into own research data”
17.30 Diana Toivola (Åbo Akademi University)
“Colorectal cancer – Keratins in disease mechanism and disease modeling”
17.50 Elli Narvi (University of Turku)
“Response to EGFR inhibition plus oxaliplatin is determined by the sequence of administration in colorectal cancer”

Registrations by December 6th to contact-tcrs (at) lists.utu.fi

Remember to renew your membership or become a member for 2017 by paying the 10€  annual membership fee on the Society’s bank account before the seminar (FI7612093000051335,  Turun Syöpätutkijat Ry, please use your name as a refenrence).


25th of September, 2017
“Academic Cancer Drug Development: Challenges and Successes”
Congress Centre Mauno, BioCity
Tykistökatu 6, Turku
Finland

Confirmed speakers include:
Justin Bower (Beatson Institute of Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK)
Thomas Helleday (Karolinska Institute, SE)
Tim Holmström (Orion Pharma, FI)
Goutham Narla (Case Western University, OH)
Olli Pentikäinen (University of Turku, FI)
Antti Rannikko (Helsinki University Hospital, FI)
Leonardo Scapozza (University of Geneve, CH)
Marc Therrien (University of Montreal, CA)
Matthias Versele (CD3, Leuven, BE)
Klas Wiman (Karolinska Institute, SE)

Please see the seminar programme for details.

Registration for the seminar is closed.

 

7.12.16 TURKU CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS GATHERING
“Cancer Immunology – from basic mechanisms to therapy”

Time: Wednesday, December 7 at 16.00
Place: Keidas, Medisiina 2nd floor, Kiinamyllynkatu 10

Program:
16.00 Welcome
PhD Thesis of the Year Award
-Break for snacks and drinks-
17.00 Marko Salmi (University of Turku)
nnnn“Resurgence of immunotherapy in cancer”
17.30 Pia Vihinen (Turku University Hospital)
nnnn“Current immunotherapy of metastatic cutaneous melanoma”

Registrations by November 29th to contact-tcrs@lists.utu.fi

Sponsors: Pharmatest, Algol Diagnostics, Montisera Ltd, Lounais-Suomen patologian laboratorio


7.12.15 TURKU CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS GATHERING
Join us to hear an update about the recently founded Turku Cancer Center, a presentation by the winner of the first PhD thesis of a Year -award, and to catch up over drinks and snacks!

Time: Monday, December 7 at 16.00
Place: Keidas, Medisiina 2nd floor, Kiinamyllynkatu 10
Registration by 4.12

Program
16.00 Welcome
16.15 Panu Jaakkola: Turku Cancer Center, an update
16.30 Winner of the PhD Thesis of a Year -award
Drinks & snacks

Please renew your membership or become a member for 2015 by paying the 10 € annual membership fee on the Society’s bank account (FI7612093000051335, Turun Syöpätutkijat Ry). If you are unsure about of your membership status, please contact Krista Rantanen (krisran@utu.fi).


11.11.2015
Turku Cancer Research Society & CREDE Symposium: Hormonal Cancer
Symposium venue Forum Marinum, Turku

Confirmed speakers include:
Lloyd Trotman (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Katri Selander (University of Alabama, Birmingham)
Anu Moilanen (Orion-Pharma)
Tapio Visakorpi (University of Tampere)
Maija Valta (Turku University Hospital)
Robert Winqvist (Biocenter Oulu)
Tero Aittokallio (Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, FIMM)

The registration is now open!


6.5.2015 
Foster your research – seminar
 
 
 

 

The 25th Anniversary Symposium of Turku Cancer Research Society                                       – Trends and developments in cancer research and treatment in Turku –

Speakers2University of Turku Rector Kalervo Väänänen and the speakers Prof. Emeritus Toivo Salmi, Prof. Jukka Westermarck, Prof. Klaus Elenius and Dr. Krister Wennerberg celebrating 25-year-old Turku Cancer Research Society.

audience

Party2