Keynote speaker

  • Douglas Hanahan, Lausanne Branch, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Switzerland
Douglas Hanahan

Douglas Hanahan, PhD, is a Distinguished Scholar of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, working in its Lausanne Branch, and an Emeritus Professor of Molecular Oncology and former Director of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC) within the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).

Hanahan received a S.B in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University. He worked at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and then at the University of California San Francisco before moving to EPFL in 2009.

Hanahan is a Member of the US National Academies of Science and of Medicine, and the European Molecular Biology Organization, a Fellow of the Academy of the American Association for Cancer Research, and a Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London, UK. He received an honorary degree from the University of Dundee (Scotland).

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