29 November 2021 to 1 December 2021
Europe/Berlin timezone


The HoSC Conference 2021

is organised by PhD and MD students of the Research Training Group (RTG) 2099 Hallmarks of Skin Cancer headed by Prof. Dr. med. Sergij Goerdt. The aim of the RTG is to better understand skin cancer associated topics related to Genetics & Signaling, Metastasis & Microenvironment and Immunotherapy & Immunology. 

These exciting topics will be addressed during the HoSC Conference 2021, which will take place from the 29th of November to the 1st of December 2021 in an online format.

The program includes talks, poster sessions, online networking events and various possibilities to get in contact with companies and outstanding researchers in their fields. Many well-known researchers in the field of melanoma research, such as Dirk Schadendorf, Michael Davies, Thomas Tüting, Craig Ceol, Lukas Sommer and Anja Bosserhoff, already confirmed their attendance as speakers (see preliminary program).

We are looking forward to your registration! 

Please register on this website. Registration is free of charge and will be open until November 22, 2021. Abstract submission will be open until October 31, 2021. Please send us your poster (PDF) and your pre-recorded flash talk (e.g. as MP4) by e-mail (hosc-conference2021@dkfz-heidelberg.de) until November 15th. For recording your talk and also during the conference, you are welcome to use our HoSC2021 Zoom background which you can download below.

The Organizing Committee


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Download the detailed program here


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