• Conference hotel Jesteburg
    Annual UCCH Research Retreat in the conference hotel Jesteburg

    XIII. UCCH Research Retreat 2021

    Save the date: August 27 - 28, 2021 in Jesteburg

    The Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum - University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH) annually holds a Research Retreat in the Lüneburger Heide giving scientists and physicians of all UCCH partner clinics and institutes the chance to come together and to focus their attention undistractedly to scientific affairs for one and a half days filled with presentations and discussions on experimental, translational, clinical, epidemiological, psycho-oncological and outcomes cancer research. The event aims to provide opportunities for junior and senior UCCH scientists to exchange expertise and ideas, to develop new concepts and projects and to further build the interdisciplinary UCCH network.

    The UCCH cordially invites you to participate in next year's Research Retreat free of charge, including accommodation, meals and transfer, regardless of whether you will give a talk or not.

    All relevant information concerning participation and registration will be available on this website in spring 2021.


    Dr. Natascha Kömm ( +49 (0) 40 7410 - 57932 , n.koemm@uke.de )

  • Topics in Cancer Research (topCaRe)

    Date and time: Thursday, 4.00 p.m. (exceptions occur, please check the list further below)

    Location: Campus Forschung (N27), ground floor, room 14 (exceptions occur, please check the list further below)

    "Topics in Cancer Research (topCaRe)" is a seminar series organized by the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH) for scientists from UKE/UCCH and for invited speakers to present and discuss their work in experimental, translational, clinical, epidemiological or outcomes cancer research. Casual get-togethers after the talk provide additional opportunities for further discussions with the presenting scientists.

    Current information on "Topics in Cancer Research" is available

    • via e-mail service:
      To receive regular talk announcements, please send a message to ucch.science.info@uke.de with the subject "topCaRe SUBSCRIBE". Please also add your contact information in the e-mail body. If you do not wish to receive topCaRe announcements anymore, please send an e-mail with the subject "topCaRe CANCEL".
    • on this website (see "Future talks" further below).


    Dr. Natascha Kömm ( +49 (0) 40 7410 - 57932 , n.koemm@uke.de )

    Upcoming talks 2020:



    Due to the restrictions concerning meetings and events in order to prevent further transmission of the novel Corona virus topCaRe seminars will temporarily be held online. All relevant information (incl. necessary registration data and links for participation in online conferences/webinars) will be announced via e-mail prior to the scheduled seminars.




    Thursday, October 22, 2020, 16:00

    Davor Lessel, MD, PhD
    Institute for Human Genetics, UKE

    "Lessel-Kubisch syndrome as a model to decipher the Achilles heel of TP53"






    Thursday, December 3, 2020, 16:00

    Prof. Dr. Harriet Wikman
    Institute for Tumor Biology

    "Liquid Biopsy: Translational research on biomarker discovery and clinical implementation"