4th ICGEB Meeting on Human Papillomaviruses: from bench to clinic

Zagreb, CroatiaPOSTPONED to 9 – 12 November 2022

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.

Vjekoslav Tomaić (RBI, Division of Molecular Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia)

In collaboration with:

Scientific and organising committee
Vjekoslav Tomaić (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia – Chair), Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy – Co-Chair), Baki Akgül (University of Cologne, Germany), Dražan Butorac, (Clinical Hospital Center Sestre Milosrdnice, Croatia), Marta Čivljak, Catholic University of Croatia, Croatia), John Doorbar (University of Cambridge, UK), Magdalena Grce (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia), Ana Hant (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia), Karl Münger, Tuffts University, USA), Anita Szalmás (University of Debrecen, Hungary), Mirna Šitum, Clinical Hospital Center Sestre Milosrdnice, Croatia), Massimo Tommasino (IACR, France), Davor Vagić (Clinical Hospital Center Sestre Milosrdnice, Croatia).

The aim of this meeting is to bring together international scientists and clinicians involved in investigating and treating various aspects of HPV-induced malignancies. This will give them an opportunity to interact and share their scientific and clinical expertise, which will promote their collaborations and further assist in preventing and fighting cancer.


Virus – Host interactions, Epidemiology/HPV vaccination programs, HPV infections at different anatomical sites, Cellular transformation, Vaccines, immunology and therapies, HPV diagnostics and biomarkers, Beta-HPV carcinogenesis.


Researchers and clinicians involved in the field of HPV related cancers. Junior scientists, students and medical residents are welcome to participate. Presentations will be divided in oral and poster sessions.

Financial assistance

Participants are expected to cover their travel and accommodation costs

  • There will be grants available which will cover accommodation and registration fee for a number of ICGEB Member States nationals currently residing outside of Croatia
  • FEMS Early Career Scientist Meeting Grants will be available for young scientists
  • Limited travel supports may be also available from the local organizers and meeting sponsors for a number of students/junior scientists and clinicians

Deadline for receipt of applications:
15 July 2020

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