Workshop “Translational collaborative cancer research between Europe and Latin America”

March 24th, 2018 - Heidelberg Center para América Latina, Santiago de Chile, Chile

 

Objective of the Workshop

  • Final preparation and submission of a research grant application within the Horizon 2020 call “Translational collaborative cancer research between Europe and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)“

 

09:00-11:00 Session I

  • The Horizon2020 call (Justo Lorenzo Bermejo, Statistical Genetics Group, Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg)
  • Recent advances in GBC research in Chile and Europe (Felix Boekstegers and Carol Barahona, Statistical Genetics Group, Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg)
  • Work package “Patient Recruitment”
  • Strengths and weaknesses of Work package “Patient Recruitment”

 

Coffee break (11:00-11:30) 

 

11:30-13:30 Session II (20’ talks, 10’ feedback)

  • Work package “Lifestyle and GBC” (Mazda Jenab, Metabolism and Nutrition Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer)
  • Work package “Biomarkers for GBC risk prediction” (Trine Rounge and Hilde Langseth, Norwegian Cancer Registry)
  • Work package “Causal GBC associations” (Carolina Bonilla and Sarah Lewis, Integrative Epidemiology Unit, University of Bristol)
  • Work package “Targeted GBC therapy” (Katherine Marcelain, Department of Basic and Clinical Oncology, Universidad de Chile)

 

Lunch break (13:30-14:30)

 

14:30-16:30 Session III (20’ talks, 40’ discussion)

  • Review of the Impact of the grant proposal
  • Review of the Excellence of the grant proposal
  • Open discussion on last steps and application submission