Costs

This three-day workshop costs € 500.00 (and  350.00 for analists). This fee includes drinks, lunches and two dinners, as well as all necessary course materials.

Available grants

There are three grants that can be awarded to participants who are most in need of financial support. If you want to apply for a grant, please send your CV and a personal statement (explaining your reasons for wanting to attend and why you need support) to marian.stevens-kroef@radboudumc.nl. Deadline for grant application is January 1st 2020..
Education Courses 8th International workshop on Cancer Genetic Cytogenetic Diagnostics

About this workshop

This workshop will focus on all aspects concerning cancer genetics and cancer cytogenetics in a diagnostic setting. You can attend lectures and workshops on basic technical aspects covering issues as conventional karyotyping, micro-array genomic profiling, MLPA, QPCR and next generation sequencing.

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About this workshop

This workshop will focus on all aspects concerning cancer genetics and cancer cytogenetics in a diagnostic setting. You can attend lectures and workshops on basic technical aspects covering conventional karyotyping, methods and principles in fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), micro-array genomic profiling, MLPA, QPCR, gene sequencing and next generation sequencing. In addition to the various laboratory techniques, there will be presentations regarding quality assessment and genetic abnormalities in various types of leukaemia and solid cancers.

The presentations will be alternated with practical exercises with the ISCN 2016 system for chromosome aberrations, interpretation of cases, and use of databases. You will have the opportunity to present your own observations and cytogenetic findings that are difficult to interpret.

Register

The deadline for registration is Friday March 6, 2020 register


Grant Application

For GRANT APPLICATION, Please send to marian.stevens-kroef@radboudumc.nl:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement, specifically addressing why you want to attend this workshop and why you need financial support
Deadline for grant application is January 1st, 2020
 

In short

  • Professionals in the field of cancer (cyto)genetic diagnostics.


Program

You can find today's program in the flyer below. go to the program

Need more info? Contact us

Tamara Coolen
Project Officer

+31 (0)24 309 3417 / +31 (0)6 2720 9502
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Hotel and travel

Look here for hotel accomodation and travel information. Enjoy your stay in Nijmegen.

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Hotel and travel

Hotel accomodation

We have arranged a discount for participants of the 8th workshop for their stay at Van der Valk Nijmegen-Lent. Please book your hotel by using this link: https://www.valknijmegen.nl/en/promotions/code/nmgrbu. The discount is 10% of the regular roomprice (without breakfast).

Low-budget accommodations in Nijmegen are the Credible Hotel and Bed&Breakfast Via-Gladiola or Pension Bottendaal.
 

Travel information

Nijmegen, the oldest city of The Netherlands, is situated in the east of Holland, close to the German border. The city is easily accessible by all means of transport.
  • By plane: Airport Weeze (45 km), Eindhoven Airport (60 km) and Amsterdam-Schiphol airport (135 km).
  • By train: Nijmegen is easily accessible from all parts of the Netherlands by the Dutch Railways.
  • By car: You can also reach Nijmegen by car. There are various parking garages near the city centre, however the parking rates during working hours might be fairly high. Parking outside the city centre is less expensive.
  • By bus: The regional bus service can take you everywhere within Nijmegen (and also places nearby like Wijchen, Arnhem, Malden and a few German cities). Radboud university medical center is a few minutes away from the central station by bus.
  • By bike: Nijmegen is a very bike-friendly city. You can rent bikes in several places, but the most common is the underground bike facility at the central station.

Organizing committee

  • Marian Stevens-Kroef, Nijmegen
  • Eva van den Berg, Groningen
  • Berna Beverloo, Rotterdam

Invited speakers

  • Brian Walker, Sutton (UK)
  • Jon Strefford, Southampton (UK)
  • Torsten Haferlach, Munich (D)
  • Ad Geurts van Kessel, Nijmegen (NL)
  • Bertil Johansson, Lund (S)
  • Jacqueline Schourmans, Lausanne (CH)
  • Bert van der Reijden, Nijmegen (NL)
  • David Betts, Dublin (I)
  • Anthony Moorman, Newcastle (UK)
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Invited speakers

  • Brian Walker, Sutton (UK)
  • Jon Strefford, Southampton (UK)
  • Torsten Haferlach, Munich (D)
  • Ad Geurts van Kessel, Nijmegen (NL)
  • Bertil Johansson, Lund (S)
  • Jacqueline Schoumans, Lausanne (CH)
  • Bert van der Reijden, Nijmegen (NL)
  • David Betts, Dublin (I)
  • Anthony Moorman, Newcastle (UK)
  • Julie Schanz, Göttingen (D)
  • Katrina Rack, Oxford (UK)
  • Bauke Ylstra, Amsterdam (NL)
  • Ros Hastings, Oxford (UK)
  • Peter Valk, Rotterdam (NL)
  • Illja Diets, Nijmegen (NL)
  • Joop Jansen, Nijmegen (NL)
  • Arjan Diepstra, Groningen (NL)

Location

Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent Hertog Eduardplein 4 6663 AN Nijmegen-Lent, The Netherlands read more