News

18 Nov 2016

Gogola wins CGC poster award

On November 18th, Ewa Gogola (NKI) was awarded with the CGC poster award 2016. Eva received the award during the KIT meeting on Genomic Instability in Cancer for her poster entitled 'Loss of PARG causes PARP inhibitor resistance in BRCA2-deficient mouse mammary tumors'.

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03 Apr 2016

CGC.nl at Science in the city

You can find CGC.nl researchers at Utrecht's Culturele Zondag. Perform some experiments yourself at the Domplein or listen to some lectures at the Winkel van Sinkel

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11 Mar 2016

Peter Friedl wins ESMI award

CGC.nl participant Peter Friedl has been awarded with the 2016 Award of the European Society for Molecular Imaging          

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20 Nov 2015

Daisy Klein Douwel wins CGC poster prize

On November 19&20 the annual CGC.nl meeting was held in Amsterdam.

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08 Sep 2015

Prestigious American Chemical Society award for Albert Heck

Professor Albert Heck, member of CancerGenomiCs.nl has been honoured by the the American Chemical Society with the ‘ACS Frank H. Field and Joe L. Franklin Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry’. Heck receives the award for his development of new methods and techniques to identify and study the structure and function of proteins and protein complexes. Please visit the Heck website for more information 

31 Aug 2015

Visit by the minister of Education, Culture and Science, Mrs Bussemaker

Preceding the opening of the academic year of the Utrecht University, the minister visited 4 gravity projects, among them CancerGenomiCs.nl. Scientific director of the consortium, René Bernards briefly introduced the consortium but the program was merely focused on discussions between young scientist and the minister. CGC.nl researchers introduced the organoid technology and its possibilities for application and patient benefit. Moreover the minister was invited for an introduction into genomics research: isolating DNA. More information is available on uu.nl.

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15 Jun 2015

Een gesprek met Hans Clevers

15 juni - 20h, KennisCafé in de Balie, Amsterdam. (meeting will be in Dutch) 'Moderator Martijn van Calmthout spreekt met Hans Clevers over het belang van fundamenteel onderzoek, zijn onderzoek, de wereld achter de wetenschap en plannen voor de toekomst.Moderator Martijn van Calmthout spreekt met Hans Clevers over het belang van fundamenteel onderzoek, zijn onderzoek, de wereld achter de wetenschap en plannen voor de toekomst.'   Voor meer informatie kijk op de site van De Balie

01 Jun 2015

Dutch Documentary: Schaken met de Dood (Roel van Dalen)

De tv-documentaire Schaken met de Dood volgt CGC.nl onderzoekers Jan Schellens en René Bernards (AVL/NKI) in hun zoektocht naar een nieuwe kankertherapie. Ze hopen dat een combinatie van medicijnen beter aanslaat dan individuele geneesmiddelen, een formule die ook zichtbaar veel hoop en verwachtingen schept bij de drie patiënten die de experimentele behandeling ondergaan.

Schaken met de Dood, 1 juni, 20.25 uur, NPO 2. Wil je de documentaire bekijken? Klik hier

22 May 2015

Second ERC-Advanced grant for Hans Clevers

The European Research Council (ERC) awarded prof. Hans Clevers the very prestigious ERC-Advanced grant for the second time. With this grant, Clevers will use organoid technology for dissecting microbiome and immune interactions in human intestinal (cancer) organoids.   For more information, please see click here

12 Nov 2013

Stand Up To Cancer and the Dutch Cancer Society Announce New Dream Team Grant Recipients

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF Kankerbestrijding), along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s scientific partner, awarded 6 M€ to a dream team led by Hans Clevers, dedicated to developing new tools and technologies for preclinical drug testing and analysis. Other members of the dream team are CGC.nl participants Hans Bos, Edwin Cuppen and Lodewyk Wessels read more

05 Jul 2013

New foundation for testing cancer drugs on living tissues

New foundation for testing cancer drugs on living tissues started by the KNAW, the Hubrecht Institute and the UMC Utrecht read more

06 Jun 2013

Alpe d’HuZes 2013 team‘AVL & Friends’

Alpe d’HuZes 2013 team ‘AVL & Friends.

15 Nov 2012

CancerGenomiCs.nl ontvangt zwaartekracht subsidie van 30.7M euro

CancerGenomiCs.nl ontvangt zwaartekracht subsidie van 30.7M euro. Lees meer

02 Aug 2012

1,2m for translational research1,2 miljoen voor translationeel onderzoek

Rene Bernards (NKI) and Emile Voest (UMCU) awarded a 1.2 million euro grant from Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) and KWF Kankerbestrijding persbericht

11 Jul 2012

CGC junior group leader Michiel Vermeulen receives ERC starting grant

CGC junior group leader Michiel Vermeulen receives ERC starting grant

28 Jun 2012

Start of Cergentis, a spin-off from the Hubrecht Institute/KNAW

Start of Cergentis, a spin-off from the Hubrecht Institute/KNAW press release about the company

26 Mar 2012

Hans Clevers elected new president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences

Hans Clevers elected new president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences read more

06 Dec 2011

Jan Hoeijmakers wins the 2011 KWO research prize

CGC investigator Jan Hoeijmakers wins the 2011 KWO research prize 

24 Nov 2011

Best Partnership Alliance Award

Collaboration between NKI-AVL AstraZeneca and Agendia wins Best Partnership Alliance Award read more

18 Nov 2011

Anton Berns receives the Josephine Nefkens Prize for Cancer Research 2011

CGC investigator Anton Berns receives the Josephine Nefkens Prize for Cancer Research 2011

22 Jun 2011

Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus MC) receives the first KNAW Professor Award

CGC investigator Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus MC) receives the first KNAW Professor Award, a life time achievement prize awarded to excellent researchers that have shown to be at the absolute top of their research field read more

22 Jun 2011

Jan Hoeijmakers wins the Prize for the Akademiehoogleraar 2011

CGC investigator Jan Hoeijmakers wins the Prize for the Akademiehoogleraar 2011, a lifetime achievement award

01 Jan 2011

CGC POC fund now open for non-CGC institutions

CGC POC fund now open for non-CGC institutions