The CANVAS Spring School 2023 took place in Sobieszewo/ Gdańsk during 27 – 30 March 2023. Researchers of the CANVAS partners gathered together to attend lectures, discuss science, and participate in workshops. Representatives of all four CANVAS partners – International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science at the University of Gdańsk (ICCVS UG), University of Rome Tor Vergata, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, and the Polish biotech start-up Real Research – gave presentations in the thematic sessions:
- Novel approaches to cancer diagnostics, monitoring and Therapy
- Current Oncology & Future Perspectives
- Models in cancer research
- Cell culture models
In addition, several invited speakers from outside the CANVAS consortium shared insights from their research work, for example dr Łukasz Skalniak from Jagiellonian University, prof. Sarnowski from the Polish Academy of Science, dr Lucia Lisa Petrilli from the Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital- IRCCS as well as collaborators from the medical University of Gdańsk, prof. Jacek Jassem, dr Tomasz Marjański and prof. Karol Połom. The event included a poster presentation where young researchers from all three CANVAS academic partners presented the results of their PhD projects. Best poster award has been won by Katarzyna Dziubek from ICCVS and the Audience Poster Award went to Dominika Bedran from ICCVS – congratulations!
The full programme can be viewed here.