StratCan / KICancer Research Training
Advanced level education in Cancer
StratCan / KICancer provides education and traininig in cancer research at all academic levels.
StratCan / KICancer offers an 8 weeks course in Molecular Oncology and Biostatistics as part of the Bachelor's biomedical program.
Subsequently, StratCan / KICancer provides
- A Tumor biology track as part of the Master's program in Biomedicine
- Graduate courses in Oncology and Tumor biology as part of the PhD program
- A Clinical research training school (NatiOn)
- A Young cancer leader program (YCL)
Master's program in Biomedicine
StratCan / KICancer organizes a six weeks course block every autumn term for Master's students in Biomedicine as well as five 1-2 week courses addressing basic aspects of tumor biology, covering topics such as
- basic cancer biology
- diagnosis, prevention, treatment and quality of life
- development of novel therapeutics
- cancer genetics
- genetic testing and counselling
FoTO - PhD-training program in Tumorbiology and Oncology
StratCan / KICancer together with FoTO organizes a PhD-training program in Tumor Biology and Oncology offering annual training courses in
- basic tumor biology ("from molecule to patient")
- new technologies
- advanced focus courses on single cancer types
The PhD training program in Tumor Biology and Oncology provides an inspiring training environment including annual student retreats. The admission follows the general rules for eligibility at Karolinska Institutet.
NatiON - A National Clinical Oncology Research School
The National Clinical Oncology Research School (NatiOn) aims to provide clinicians and other health professionals with a strong and internationally competitive clinical scientific training in basic and new concepts in cancer biology, molecular oncology, research methods and clinical cancer research tools.
NatiOn works with a progressive pedagogic principle providing both necessary basic skills for clinical research and insights into cutting edge cancer biology and novel technologies.
The program primarily consists of six 2 - 5-week full time courses (total 20 weeks) comprising lectures, interactive seminars, mini-projects and computer labs.
Between course blocks, NatiON provides a virtual platform offering distance learning and Q/A with a qualified senior faculty members and international centers.
For more information contact the NatiOn study directors
Svetlana Bajalica Lagercrantz
|Phone:||+46-(0)8-517 717 97|
Young Cancer Leader (YCL)-program
StratCan / KICancer and FoTO run interactive, self-organizing groups of young principal investigators and group leaders in cancer research at KI (YCL-groups).
YCL provides a platform for interaction across career levels.
YCL offers advanced training in grant writing and mentoring by senior scientists within or outside KI.
For information contact