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Young scientists workshop

Signaling in Cancer - December 6th and 7th, 2018

The Cancéropôle GSO is glad to announce the sixth edition of its coaching workshop dedicated to young researchers, to be held from the 6th to the 7th of December 2018
This 2-day scientific event will involve presentation and discussion of recent findings and future projects in the scope of signaling in cancer. The format of the meeting (focused scientific research themes, fewer than 30 participants, full board retreat in a beautiful environment) is designed to foster exchanges and communication between junior and senior scientists and strengthen research networks between the Great Southwest (GSO) labs

 See the workshop announcement

The main objective of this workshop is to allow young scientists to improve their scientific and career projects in the short / mid term and enhance the quality of their publications (confidentiality respected). Selected candidates will receive feedback from the following renowned experts in the field:

  • Julie DECHANET-MERVILLE, Director of the Research lab ImmunoConcept and group leader
    « Gamma-delta T cell response to tumors and to infections » team, Bordeaux
  • Alain EYCHENE, ITMO Cancer Deputy Director and group leader
    « Raf and Maf Signaling in Oncogenesis and Development » team at Curie Institute, Paris
  • Josep. V. FORMENT, Team Leader at AstraZeneca, Cambridge...............

Training sessions on scientific articles writing will be provided by Julian VENABLES, scientific writer (Science Sense).


• Around 10 post-docs and young scientists (CR and MdC), affiliated to a Greater Southwest lab, will be selected for the coaching of their projects and careers,
• Additional young researchers, affiliated to the teams of the selected candidates, may be invited to attend the workshop and benefit from such a unique experience.

Deadline to submit your application: July 27, 2018

Applicants' selection

• Respect of the scientific scope of the call, ie « Signaling in Cancer »
• Scientific quality of the candidate's project(s),
• Candidates' resume.