Welcome

The Irish Association for Cancer Research is an All Ireland non-profit organisation for cancer researchers in the Irish biomedical community.

Our aim is to bring researchers from different disciplines together to share their expertise, latest information to help promote greater understanding about cancer to ultimately help reduce the burden of cancer.

We believe that only by working together across all disciplines and centres can we hope to generate a world class environment for cancer research in Ireland.

2016 FYI NEWS

24th Biennial Congress of the EACR – 9th – 12th July 201, Manchester

The 24th Biennial Congress of the EACR will take plaEACR24 flyer-page-001ce from the 9th – 12th July 2016. The deadline is 2 March 2016!. Submit your abstract today and benefit from great exposure for your hard work. Share your results and exchange ideas with the European cancer research community. The theme of the 24th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR24) is ‘From Basic Research to Precision Medicine’. Precision medicine is an emerging important concept in cancer research and treatment today, and the Congress will feature world-class speakers covering all of the most innovative current research topics. The programme has been designed to meet the needs of researchers at all stages of their careers, and to allow participants to interact, discuss and reflect on the information presented. Browse the scientific programme and register early to benefit from low fees. Remember that EACR members enjoy reduced registration fees – click here to join the EACR before you register.

We look forward to receiving your contribution and welcoming you to Manchester, 9-12 July 2016.

The EACR24 Congress Team

2016 FYI NEWS

6th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course – Amsterdam, Netherlands, 09-11 May 2016

The registration deadline is now less than two weeks away for the “6th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 09-11 May 2016. The course will provide an up-to-date review of the state-of-the-art of molecular pathology of solid malignancies, current molecular biomarkers and the challenges for their assessment and interpretation in the context of different types of solid tumour. Conceptual and practical advancements in the development of novel biomarkers for cancer patients will also be discussed.
Please visit http://www.eacr.org/mpathcourse2016/index.php for more information.

2016 FYI NEWS

‘Cell Death and its Ramifications’ – Cork in June, 2-4 2016 

The ‘Cell Death and its Ramifications’ Conference will take place in Cork on the 2nd-4th of June, 2016 with great International speakers. Hurry up! A reduced registration fee of €300 for Ph.D. Students and Post Docs (not the €350 on the website) applies until the end of the month. This covers conference attendance and all meals, teas, coffee etc. The Kingsley Hotel Cork is also offering a reduced B&B rate of about €100 which can only be booked by either emailing or phoning Ciara at cagnew@fotacollection.ie or 021 4800500 and mentioning you are attending the meeting.

For more information please visit www.celldeath-apoptosis.org/

2016 FYI NEWS

‘Game of Epigenomics Conference 2016’ – April 24-28, 2016 in Dubrovnik

The ‘Game of Epigenomics’ conference will celebrate the great diversity in the epigenomics field, reflecting both on DNA and protein modifications. The conference will host international and national leaders in the field, covering the spectrum of epigenomic research, presenting data from diverse model systems as well as clinical research and new insights in disease epigenomics. The conference will move from basic epigenetic mechanisms and chromatin structure, epigenomics and epigenomic technologies to clinical and translational epigenetics.

For more information please visit http://goe.irb.hr/

2016 FYI NEWS

IACR Meeting 2016

We are delighted to announce that our 2016 meeting will be taking place in the Kingsley Hotel, Cork on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th February 2016.

Click Here to Download the Final 2016 Programme

Final 2016 IACR Abstract Book (2016.02.24)

Click Here To Register & Pay Online
Please note Online Payment is through PayPal. If you do not have to have a PayPal Account, please select the ‘Don’t have a PayPal account?’ option when prompted.

Click Here To Download The Registration Form – To Pay By Cheque Or Bank Transfer

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THE POSTER SESSION


Career Discussion & Communication Event

IACR Career Discussion and Research Communication session-Poster

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“We are delighted to announce that the IACR are holding an inaugural career discussion and communication event on Wednesday the 24th Feb 2016 at 5.30pm in The Kingsley Hotel, Cork. Renowned speakers from academia (Prof Fran Baulkwell), industry (Dr Marta Terrille ), ICORG (Ms Eibhlin Mulroe) and a spin-out company (Dr Stephen Elliman) will give personal insights into their career paths. The Irish Times journalist Grainne Faller will also be discussing the importance of scientific communication. Looking forward to seeing you there for what should be a very exciting session! The IACR Junior Council”

 

 

Hotel Information

Accommodation Rates:
€95.00 single occupancy B&B
€105 double/twin occupancy B&B

Rooms will be assigned on a 1st Come 1st Serve basis – Each individual will make their reservation directly with the hotel and will give full contact details and a credit card number with expiry date, to secure the booking.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ROOMS BOOK UP VERY QUICKLY SO EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT SURE WHETHER OR NOT YOU WILL BE ATTENDING, IT IS BEST TO MAKE A BOOKING AS IT CAN BE CANCELLED WITHOUT PENALTY WITHIN 48 HOURS OF ARRIVAL.

Hotel Contact Details:
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The Kingsley Hotel,
Victoria Cross,
Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 480 0500
Email: info@thekingsley.ie
Website: http://www.thekingsley.ie

 

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact sinead on: sinead@sineadcassidy.com