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Governance structure and management organization of TRANSCAN-2
Light blue (dark blue) boxes and arrows = internal (external) structures and communication paths


The TRANSCAN-2 structure is comprised of four bodies:

· The Network Coordination Unit (NCU), is the body responsible for the day-to-day management and the external TRANSCAN-2 consortium representation; it is composed of the TRANSCAN-2 coordinator, Dr. Giovanni Leonardi; the deputy coordinator and scientific coordinator, Dr. Gaetano Guglielmi; Dr. Silvia Paradisi and Ms. Maria Romero.

· The Network Steering Committee (NSC), composed by one representative from each TRANSCAN-2 partner organisation, is the strategic decision-making body responsible for the project execution.

· The Network Advisory Board (NAB), comprises the work package leaders, the NSC chair and vice-chair and the coordinator. It advises the coordinator on the overall management, on the activities implementation and on the preparation of meetings.

· The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), is composed of 10 experts in the field of translational cancer research.


A new TRANSCAN-2 brochure, highlighting key achievements, is available for download

The 3rd and final TRANSCAN-2 symposium on Tumour Heterogeneity was held in Milan on October 24th
The symposium included talks from the funded consortia of JTC2014, co-funded by the EU (see the abstract book), an exciting discussion on the impact and added value of transnational collaborations on cancer research and a poster prize competition for young scientists.
The event was hosted by Regione Lombardia, Italy with the collaboration of Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 643638.

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