Radiotherapy & OncoImmunology Laboratory

Department of Radiation Oncology





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News at the ROI Laboratory

2019-01-18  -  Travel award for Eva-Leonne Göttgens


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Eva-Leonne Göttgens was one of the RIMLS travel award winners to visit the 38th ESTRO meeting in Milan. More information.


2018-11-30  -  Pieter Roelofs received a travel grant from the René Vogels Stichting


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Pieter Roelofs, PhD candidate at the Radiotherapy & OncoImmunology laboratory, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a 3500 EUR travel grant from the René Vogels Stichting. He received the award in order to perform a work visit to prof. Reuben Harris’ lab at theUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Pieter’s work is focused on the role of the DNA cytosine deaminase APOBEC3B in the development of therapy resistance in breast cancer. During his 14-months stay in Minneapolis as part of his KWF-funded project, he will investigate why this anti-viral enzyme is deregulated in a large proportion of breast tumors, leading to increased mutations and subsequent therapy resistance.


2018-07-10  -  Jeroen Slaats received the AIO award


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At the Annual Dutch Tumor Immunology Meeting 2018, Jeroen Slaats, theme Cancer development and immune defense, received the AIO award for his presentation: “Tumor immune escape: Releasing the handcuffs from cytotoxic T cells”. The award includes a €500 travel grant.