• NORD-Seminar

    Time: Tuesdays at 17:00 (during the semester)

    Event format: Online seminar (please find the required log-in link in the seminar calendar which is provided for download further below)

    In order to promote networking and exchange of scientists and physicians of the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH) and the University Cancer Center Schleswig-Holstein (UCCSH) in Kiel and Lübeck in the field of cancer research, the three sites will hold the joint virtual "NORD-Seminar" (NORD = Northern Oncology Research & Development) starting in April 2021. The lectures within this seminar series will be organized alternately by Hamburg, Kiel and Lübeck and there will primarily be talks by speakers from these three sites on their research projects. In addition, close cooperation partners of the Hamburg, Kiel and Lübeck researchers will occasionally be invited for guest lectures.

    Current information on the "NORD-Seminar" is available:

    • in our seminar calendar for download
    • by e-mail service:
      To be added to the e-mail distribution list, please send a message to ucch.science.info@uke.de and write "subscribe to NORD-Seminar" in the subject field. If you no longer wish to receive e-mail, please write "cancel NORD-Seminar" in the subject field.


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

    UCCSH, Campus Kiel: Prof. Dr. Susanne Sebens ( +49 (0) 431 - 50030501 , susanne.sebens@uksh.de )

    UCCSH, Campus Lübeck: Prof. Dr. Timo Gemoll ( +49 (0) 451 - 50040431 , timo.gemoll@uksh.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 invited speakers to present and discuss their work in experimental, translational, clinical, epidemiological or outcomes cancer research.

    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).

    Further lectures on current topics in cancer research take place during the summer and winter semesters in the "NORD-Seminar" series, which is jointly organized by UCCH and the UCCSH sites in Kiel and Lübeck.


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



    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. The necessary log-in links are circulated via e-mail prior to the scheduled seminars.


    Upcoming talks 2021:






  • Current note on the XIII. UCCH Research Retreat 2021:

    Due to the ongoing pandemic situation and the associated restrictions with regard to larger events this year’s UCCH Research Retreat on August 27/28, 2021 CANNOT be held at the Jesteburg conference hotel.

    Instead, the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH) invites UKE scientists and physicians to register for a virtual conference which will take place on the Zoom platform. As usual, the program will be based on the abstracts submitted (experimental, translational, clinical and epidemiological cancer research as well as health care research in cancer medicine). In addition, poster contributions can be presented virtually.

    As in previous years, the event will be used to select the fellows for the UCCH Research Fellowship and to nominate the winners for the Hubertus Wald Junior Investigator Award for Oncology Research.

    The deadline for registration and submission of abstracts is July 16, 2021.

    Please send registrations and abstracts by e-mail to ucch.science.info@uke.de .

    Required information in your registration e-mail are:

    Name and title
    Clinic or institute affiliation (if applicable AG)
    Contact details (phone, e-mail)
    Research area
    Planned talk or poster title, if applicable

    Confirmations of participation will be sent by e-mail until July 30, 2021. The necessary data for the log-in into the video conference will be sent to all participants prior to the event.

    Notes on abstracts, talks and posters:


    Length: max. 1 DIN A 4 page
    Format: please use the following Word template ( download ), a separate Word template is available for Fellowship applicants ( download )
    Language: preferably English

    Scientific talks:

    Length: 8 min presentation plus 5 min discussion
    Format: please use the following PowerPoint template ( download )
    Language: preferably English


    Please note that the decision whether a project will be presented in a regular session or in a poster session will be made by the UCCH Core Team.

    Layout: all poster presenters will be informed about the format requirements prior to the event
    Language: preferably English

    We are looking forward to an active participation!


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