„Research in Germany" at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

(29.03.22) Over the past two years, the AACR’s Annual Meeting had to take place in virtual formats only. This year’s meeting will now finally bring together international participants on-site in New Orleans, USA and additionally on a virtual platform in light of the most important annual meeting in the field of cancer research worldwide.

As part of the initiative “Research in Germany”, the DFG will provide comprehensive information on the German research landscape in the field of cancer research and on funding opportunities for researchers of all career levels together with further funding organisations as well as with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the Cluster of Excellence “Image-guided and Functionally Instructed Tumor Therapies“ (iFIT) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM).

Visit us at the following information and networking events at the „AACR Annual Meeting 2022“:

Information booth, April 8 – 13, 2022, during exhibition hours (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Booth #2063, exhibition floor)

Meet representatives of central research funding and research institutions to discuss possible research and funding options in Germany as well as opportunities for international collaboration.

Representatives of the following institutions will be available during exhibition hours:

Funding institutions:

Research institutions:

“Meet the Scientist at the Booth“, Tuesday, April 12, 12:15 – 1:15 CT, Booth #2063

„Research in Germany“ invites you to a „Meet the Scientist at the Booth“ event at the AACR annual meeting. On-site participants will have the chance to get in touch with representatives of German cutting-edge research and to learn more about individual career paths in the field of cancer research in Germany.

Take this opportunity to speak directly with scientists from different German cancer research institutions and exchange experiences and thoughts on research and career opportunities in Germany whilst enjoying a light snack and a cooled drink.

The following researchers will be happy to answer individual questions:

Virtual information session „Funding opportunities for your career in cancer research in Germany”, Monday, April 11, 2022, 9am CDT

„Research in Germany“ will offer a virtual information session for virtual participants of this year‘s AACR meeting as well as for everyone who is generally interested in funding opportunities for their research careers in the field of cancer research in Germany.

Further information and the precise login credentials will be provided on our “Research in Germany” website shortly.

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