The participants of the consortium combine interdisciplinary expertise and knowledge covering a wide range of topics in cancer genomics, which is essential for the training of the next generation of excellent scientists in this field.

Master students, PhD students and postdocs in the consortium receive their training in one of the research schools of the participating institutes:

Research school Cancer, Stem cells & Developmental biology (CS&D). The school combines research groups from Hubrecht, UMCU and UU and offers a Master and a PhD program website 

PhD program Clinical and Translational Oncology (CTO) at UMCU and UU, which has an emphasis on clinically oriented PhD candidates website

Oncology Graduate School Amsterdam (OOA), which combines cancer research groups from the NKI, AMC and the VU Medical Center (VUmc) website 

Medical-Genetics Centre South-West Netherlands (MedGen) at the LUMC and the Erasmus MC, which offers courses at the PhD and Postdoctoral level website 

Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences research and graduate school (NCMLS), which offers Master, PhD and postdoctoral programs in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease website 

These training programs offer a variety of courses, seminar series, PhD retreats and Master classes to their students and have proven strong track records by delivering many of the best and brightest young cancer researchers in the Netherlands.

Note: Students interested in applying for a Master, PhD or postdoc program within the consortium should apply directly to the scientist they wish to receive their training from. Please go to Our team for contact details. Also check Vacancies for details on currently available positions within the consortium.


12 Jan 2018

annual CGC meeting 2018

All researchers are welcome, however registration is required.

28 Nov 2017

ERC grant for Michiel Vermeulen

Michiel Vermeulen, one of our CGC group leaders, was awarded a prestigious ERC-Consolidator Grant.

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17 Nov 2017

Fumagalli wins CGC poster prize

Arianna Fumagalli received the 2017 poster award during the CGC meeting New Horizons in Cancer Research

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07 & 08 Nov 2019

Fundamental cancer biology

The annual joint conference of the CGC and Oncode Institute will cover different aspects of fundamental cancer biology. The organizing committee is putting together an exciting two-day programme, more information is available here.

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10 & 11 Jan 2019

CGC-Oncode annual scientific meeting

Annual meeting for the CGC and Oncode scientific community

08 & 09 Nov 2018

CGC-Oncode annual conference

Oncode and the Cancer Genomics Centre are pleased to host our annual joint scientific meeting at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. This year's topic is “From tissues to cells to molecules: multi-scale visualization of cancer processes”. More information is available here

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