The research school Cancer, Stem Cells & Developmental biology (CS&D) is part of the Utrecht Graduate School of Life Sciences and combines about 100 research groups from Utrecht University, the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, and the Princess Maxima Center for pediatric oncology. The school offers two programmes:




Seminar Schedule

Seminars are on Thursday at 16.00 hrs in the Ted Peek Auditorium - Hubrecht Institute, unless otherwise indicated (in the comment field).

Date & timeSpeaker TitleHostComment
23 May 24
Jean-Léon Maître

Institut Curie, Paris, France

Mechanics of blastocyst morphogenesis

Lisa Sackmann - PhD candidate 
10 Jun 24
Eduardo Torres

Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA.

Role of lipid synthesis in maintaining genome stability

Gerben Vader

Extra Seminar

13 Jun 24
Nitika Taneja

Oncode Institute;

Erasmus MC, The Netherlands


Exploring Chromatin Reorganization from Local to 3-D Spatial Levels: Response of Replication Forks to Replication Stress

Saskia van Mil 
04 Jul 24
Bob Goldstein

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA


Matilde Galli