YI Programme

​​Don’t miss the SIOP Educational Day (8th October) for Young Investigators: Register now!

The SIOP Board and the SIOP YI-NET (SIOP Young Investigators Committee) have worked to put together for the first time a program designed for Young Investigators. It will include (interactive) lectures that will cover a broad selection of topics especially relevant for Young Investigators such as effectively presenting and publishing your research, esse​​ntial research skills, expert lunch sessions, implementation of research and treatment protocols in low and middle income countries, development of new medicines and the transition from academia to industry.

Whether you are a clinician or a researcher, this new Educational day will allow you to interact with experts and fellow Young Investigators. Plan ahead to make sure you register for these sessions! 
A detailed program will soon be available but you can already view here the topics of the program:​

​​​Educational Day for Young Investigators – 8t​h October​​​​:

08:30-10:00
​Session 1​​
​Effectively presenting and publishing your research 
08:30  Effectively presenting your research: giving oral presentations
Philip Lupo, USA
09:15   Scientific writing for publication in a scientific journal and the reviewer process
Rob Pieters, The Netherlands
​10:00-10:30​Coffee Break
10:30-​12:00
Session 2
Essential skills for researchers
10:30  Grant proposal writing
Hedwig Deubzer, Germany
11:15  Lab techniques
Angelika Eggert, Germany
12:00-13:15
*Expert Lunch Sessions​
​Intera​​ctive sessions with experts from different disciplines
Separate registration for the lunch session is required. To register please send an email to: young_investigators@siop-online.org​  
- ALL research 
Stephen Hunger, USA
- Neuroblastoma
Lieve Tytgat, The Netherlands
- Epidemiology
Michael Scheurer, USA
- Development of new drugs
Natasha van Eijkelenburg, The Netherlands
- Brain Tumours
Mehmet Fatih Okcu, USA
- Renal Tumours
Marry van den Heuvel-Eibrink, The Netherlands
13:15-15:15​
Session 3
​Implementation of research and treatment protocols
Application of treatment protocols developed in a high income country context to a low and middle income country context
13:15  Trijn Israels, The Netherlands
13:35  Marianne van de Wetering, The Netherlands
13:55 Panel Discussion:
Panelists:
Marianne van de Wetering​, The Netherlands
Alan Davidson, South Africa
Joyce Balagadde-Kambugu, Uganda
Vivian Paintsil, Ghana
Guidelines/Implementation of Guidelines
14:30  Wim Tissing, The Netherlands
14:50  Anna Font-Gonzalez (PanCareLIFE Project), The Netherlands
​15:15-15:30​Break
15:30-17:00​
Session 4
Development of new medicines​
15:30  Bench to bedside
Stephen Hunger, USA
16:15  Making the transition from academia to industry
Raphael Rousseau, USA
*Seating is limited and will be done on a 'first-come first-serve' basis.​

SIOP YI-NET on Social Media 

SIOP YI-NET has recently launched a Facebook page and Twitter account geared for young investigators in paediatric oncology.

Like us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1618782551668056/
follow us on Twitter:​
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Please contact us!

We want to hear your thoughts and suggestions.  Please email us at:
young_investigators@siop-online.org



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