CIMT Academy of Translational Cancer Immunology

for Young Scientists*

JanuarY 12-16, 2019
Obergurgl, Austria

! The application for 2019 is closed !

Learn and connect in an extraordinary mountain setting.

Lectures and discussion groups covering:
mechanisms and methodologies in cancer immunology and immunotherapy, translational insights and career development.

Winter School features:

  • Every participant will have the opportunity to give an oral presentation and show a poster of their work.

  • Program devotes ample time for thorough discussion of participants’ projects with all speakers and faculty.

  • Speakers and faculty will share their experience in combining science and entrepreneurship in an exciting and fast-moving field.

  • Time for one-on-one conversations offers participants exclusive networking opportunities to fuel their careers.

Preliminary Program Overview

Confirmed speakers:
Johanna Olweus and Fridtjof Lund-Johansen (Oslo University Hospital), Vincenzo Bronte (University of Verona), Sine Reker Hadrup (Technical University of Denmark), Özlem Türeci (BioNTech), Zlatko Trajanoski (Innsbruck Medical University)

Winter School faculty: Kees Melief (ISA Pharmaceuticals), Carl Figdor (Radboud University), Christoph Huber (CIMT)

Application Guidelines

CIMT Academy Grants to offset registration and housing costs are available for scientists from underrepresented countries based on need and merit.

*Applications are open for post-docs and advanced PhD students.

Registration fee of 300 EUR includes accommodation in shared rooms, all meals, and transfer from Innsbruck. Reduced ski rental fees and special services available to Academy participants. Ski passes are not included in registration fee. 

Situated 1,940 meters above sea level in the Ötztal valley, the village of Obergurgl is one of the top ski areas in the Alps.

Obergurgl and the Venue

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