Cancer ( was established on January 1, 2013 as a ‘Center of Excellence’ funded by a ten year, 30.7 M€ grant from the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (NWO Gravitation Program). is a consortium of research groups from the University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Leiden University Medical Centre and Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen.

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12 Jan 2018

annual CGC meeting 2018

All researchers are welcome, however registration is required.

28 Nov 2017

ERC grant for Michiel Vermeulen

Michiel Vermeulen, one of our CGC group leaders, was awarded a prestigious ERC-Consolidator Grant.

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17 Nov 2017

Fumagalli wins CGC poster prize

Arianna Fumagalli received the 2017 poster award during the CGC meeting New Horizons in Cancer Research

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07 & 08 Nov 2019

Fundamental cancer biology

The annual joint conference of the CGC and Oncode Institute will cover different aspects of fundamental cancer biology. The organizing committee is putting together an exciting two-day programme, more information is available here.

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10 & 11 Jan 2019

CGC-Oncode annual scientific meeting

Annual meeting for the CGC and Oncode scientific community

08 & 09 Nov 2018

CGC-Oncode annual conference

Oncode and the Cancer Genomics Centre are pleased to host our annual joint scientific meeting at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. This year's topic is “From tissues to cells to molecules: multi-scale visualization of cancer processes”. More information is available here


Publications flyer 2013 'Identifying new approaches for cancer treatment'

Extensive genetic and molecular research into the origins of cancer has made it clear that cancer results from multiple genetic defects and that these defects show great variation between patients.
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CBG report 1998-2009 'Exploring Genes: a decade of biomedical research'

The CBG provides each of the participating groups with funds for innovations and rapid responses to new technological developments and, importantly, it generates expertise and provides facilities that are accessible for a broader group of researchers in the Netherlands.
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Congresboek KGMP 2009 'Genenpaspoort van kanker: betere kansen voor de patient'

Genenpaspoort van kanker: betere kansen voor de patie¨nt. De laatste ontwikkelingen in kankeronderzoek.
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