• Tagungshotel Jesteburg frontview
    Annual UCCH Research Retreat in the Lüneburger Heide

    XII. UCCH Research Retreat 2020

    Save the date: August 28/29, 2020 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 the next 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 2020.


    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 2019:



    Thursday, December 5, 2019, 16:00, Campus Forschung (N27), room 14

    Basant Kumar Thakur, PhD
    Cancer Exosome Research Lab, Pediatric Clinic III, University Clinic of Essen

    "Cancer extracellular vesicle DNA in diagnostic and cell to cell communication"

    Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schüller, Institute for Neuropathology, UKE / Research Institute Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg


    Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 16:00, Campus Forschung (N55), room 310/11

    Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulf Landegren
    Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology and SciLifeLab, Uppsala University, Sweden

    “Molecular tools for liquid biopsy”

    Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Pantel, Institute for Tumor Biology, UKE