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R&D Network in Bergen – Cancer biomarkers and targeted therapy


Please noet that the event will take place in the Auditorium 4 in the 3rd floor in BB-bygget (Bygning for Biologiske Basalfag), Jonas Lies vei 91, in between Haukeland university hospital and mount Ulriken. The BB-building is in stone, glass and steel.

Please register within October 13th  through this link: HERE [1]

Moderator of the day:

Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen, Centre for Cancer Biomarkers, University of Bergen/Clinical Trial Unit, Haukeland University Hospital.

13:00–13:30 Registration, light refreshments and poster set up

13:30–13:45 Welcome and update on Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator
Hanne Mette D. Kristensen, Deputy Chairman of Oslo Cancer Cluster and Bjørn Klem, manager, OCC Incubator

13:45–14:05 “Signalling-targeted therapy”
Prof. Bjørn Tore Gjertsen

14:05–14:25 “Current concepts and challenges in cancer research”
Prof. Lars A. Akslen Centre for Cancer Biomarkers, University of Bergen

14:25-14:30 5 min break (for further attendants to the key note lecture to enter)

14:30–15:20 International key note (also part of the CCBIO- and BBB-seminars):

“Targeted therapies in lung cancer”
Dr Matthew Krebs, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester


15:20–15:30 10 min coffee break

Company updates:

15:30-16:00 BergenBio
– Jim Lorens, CSO

16:00-16:30 Oncology projects – BTO update
– Anders Haugland, managing director

16:30-16:40 Concluding remarks from moderator Bjørn Tore Gjertsen

16:40–18.00 Young researchers poster session
Networking session/standing dinner with tapas


Questions – please contact mbl@oslocancercluster.no