Welcome to the 11th UCT Science Day!

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When?  June 21, 2023 
Where? Campus Lahnberge, Philipps University Marburg, Lecture Hall 3, Conradistraße, 35043 Marburg

The UCT Science Day aims at connecting the different disciplines of cancer research at the University Hospital Marburg, the Philipps University Marburg, the University Hospital Frankfurt and the Goethe University Frankfurt as well as their affiliated institutions. It focuses on scientific exchange and networking. All clinicians and scientists working in the field of cancer research – from PhD student to principal investigator – are encouraged to join this event!

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

The Organizers
Christian Brandts, Thomas Gress, Elke Pogge von Strandmann, Evelyn Ullrich, Thomas Wündisch

The Members of the Scientific Organizing Committee
Christian Bauer, Uta-Maria Bauer, Raj Bhayadia, Halvard Bönig, Christian Brandts, Alexander Brehm, Malte Buchholz, Andreas Burchert, Xinlai Cheng, Anjali Cremer, Carsten Denkert, Fabian Finkelmeier, María Gómez-Serrano, Thomas Gress, Oliver Hantschel, Ann-Christin Hau, Magdalena Huber, Elke Jäger, Manuel Kaulich, Jan-Henning Klusmann, Stefan Knapp, Konstantinos Kokkaliaris, Donat Kögel, Daniela Krause, Matthias Lauth, Robert Liefke, Anna-Luisa Luger, Markus Luster, Patrizia Malkomes, Stefan Momma, Janis Müller, Stefan Müller, Christian Münch, Andreas Neubauer, Thomas Oellerich, Albrecht Piiper, Karl-Heinz Plate, Elke Pogge von Strandmann, Henning Reis, Yvonne Reiss, Eva Rettinger, Michael Rieger, Claus Rödel, Tobias Schmid, Mark Schmitt, Hubert Serve, Joachim Steinbach, Ulrike Theiß, Evelyn Ullrich, Sjoerd van Wijk, Jörg Janne Vehreschild, Alexander Visekruna, Meike Vogler, Andreas Weigert, Peter Wild, Thomas Worzfeld, Thomas Wündisch


The program will be published here in due time.

Abstracts / Poster Exhibition

If you would like to showcase your work at the UCT Science Day, you can apply for a talk or a poster presentation by submitting an abstract using the form below, marking one of the options “poster” or “poster or talk” at the bottom of the abstract template. 

The abstract deadline is on March 21, 2023.  

The talks will be selected after review of the respective abstracts by the Scientific Organizing Committee. The number of posters will be limited. They will be showcased in two poster sessions. The authors of the best poster abstracts will have the chance to present their posters as flash talks in the plenary immediately before the poster sessions.

The best poster of each session and the best talk will be awarded at the end of the UCT Science Day! 

Organizational Information

Please submit your abstract, preferably as a Word document, using the abstract form provided for download here and save your abstract document using the following name: LastName_FirstName_UCTSD_2023_abstractform.docx! 

Download Abstract Form

To submit your abstract, please use the abstract submission form below.
Abstract submission was successful when you are redirected to an "Abstract submitted" page and receive a confirmation e-mail.
If you have not received any confirmation e-mail within 24 hours, please try again or contact us.

After assessment of the abstract by the Scientific Organizing Committee, you will receive an e-mail notification informing you of acceptance and selection for talk or poster presentation. 

Posters should be printed in DIN A0, which is 84.1 cm (width) x 118.9 cm (height). Poster stripes and pins for poster setup will be provided at the conference venue.


The UCT Science Day will be held as on-site event in Lecture Hall 3 at Campus Lahnberge in Marburg. Due to the capacity of the lecture hall, a personal online registration of each participant is necessary in advance of the event using the registration form below. Registration is open until May 22, 2023.

The participation is free of charge, but since the number of participants will be limited, we cannot guarantee that every registered participant can be finally admitted to the UCT Science Day. Tickets will be allocated on a “first come, first served” basis, so we kindly recommend registering promptly. After reaching the maximum number of participants, the registration portal will be closed and all further candidates will be put on a late list.

Registration and Abstract Submission

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Abstract Submission

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