The Eukaryotic Promoter Database EPD turns 30 years old this year. To celebrate this event, The Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) are pleased to announce the EPD 30th Anniversary Symposium which will take place at the Starling Hotel on the EPFL campus in Lausanne, on 29 to 30 September 2016.
Immunotherapy, already a highly promising solution, still has much more to offer, and its future is being developed today, in part by a new trial launched by Institut Curie. Its goal is to identify neoepitopes, phase one in offering customised immunotherapies.
Whether used to treat existing cancer or prevent development of a cancer, cancer vaccines work by teaching the immune system. The first step is identifying a factor that can teach it to recognise the danger to be eliminated. â€śTumour cells are your own cells gone out of control, however,â€ť explains Dr.