Unite and Conquer Cancer

ASCO 2019 The ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) organization provides an excellent platform for education of oncology professionals, promoting cancer research and advocating patients who suffer from cancer. Every year, the ASCO Annual Meeting takes place at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois with the goal of conqueringRead More

First EACR-ESMO joint conference on Liquid Biopsies 2019 highlights

The first EACR-ESMO joint conference on Liquid Biopsies conference took place at the historic Centro Congressi Giovannia XXIII in Bergamo, Italy from 15-17 May 2019. I was delighted that I could attend my first liquid biopsy meeting ever, especially because I was one of the recipients of the EACR-WorldwideRead More

My secondment in Cambridge

My project involves Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis of melanoma samples to understand resistance mechanisms to immunotherapy. Dr. Adams, who is one of the principal investigators of our Marie-Curie Ph.D. program based at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, offered his help and expertise to perform the bioinformaticRead More

Networking – go on, introduce yourself, don’t be a stranger!

Imagine if you were a biologist and, First scenario: you walk into a room full of theoretical physicists talking about dark matter, gravitational waves etc. Second scenario: you walk into a room full of biologists discussing about CRISPR, chromatin organisation etc. From your perspective, in which of the twoRead More