The 10th APOCP GA -Cancer Genetics & Molecular Sessions Nov. 27-29, 2020.

Cancer Genetics and Molecular Aspect

As the COVID 19 challenges us all and almost everywhere with no sight of ceasing the grip in coming months, The need to adapt and tailor the new reality to our plan and strategies is a must.  For this, the organizing committee of 10th APOCP GA and scientific meeting has decided to reschedule the meeting for late Nov. and early Dec. 2020 as an online event.
The event covers the three main themes  of “the postponed meeting ” PLUS another extra session on “Cancer Control amid the COVID-19 pandemic”.  The COVID-19 sessions will be announced soon

The Cancer Genetics and Molecular Aspect Sessions will be held  on Nov. 27-29, 2020 each day starting at 11:00 Tehran times and ending at 13:30

The Cancer Genetics and Molecular Aspect Session will cover the the following topics.

        1. Molecular aspect of carcinogenicity
        2. Oxidative stress and malignancy transformation
        3. In vitro anti cancer agents
        4. Cancer biology
        5. Stem cell and cancer Cancer vaccines 
        6. Chimo-prevntion

To participate,  see the participate and registration tab in this page.

Plenaries and scientific committee

Members of the Scientific Committee:

Dr. Reza Shirkohi
Dept.of genetic Cancer Intitute, Tehran

Dr. Abolfazel Movafagh,

Dept.of genetic Cancer Intitute, Tehran

Prof. Dr. Yusuf BARAN
Izmir Institute of Technology
Urla, Izmir, TURKEY
Prof. Shahab Uddin
Hamad Medical Corporation, Academic Health System, Doha, Qatar






There will be three sessions for this theme.  The sessions will be held in the consequent days (Nov. 27-29, 2020).  Each session will last two and hlef hours starting at 11:00 AM and ending at 1:30 PM Tehran time.  You can refer to this link to determine the time of the seminar in your country. 

The presentation format: 

In each session, there will be three keynote speeches (each 15 minutes for 45 Minutes) and  up to  9 presentations from scientists who have submitted abstract.  The last 10 minutes of the session will be allocated to questions and answers where participants can have their questions addressed to presenter to answer.

Session Agenda:

Detailed agenda the sessions  of the meeting will be prepared as soon as the scientific committee has selected the abstracts for oral presentations.


There are three categories of participants:

Deadline to send abstract: Nov. 5th, 2020

  1. Participant who want to have a live presentation in the meeting.  These participants need to send an abstract for the meeting.  Abstract will be evaluated and decided on. Abstract accepted for oral pretension will have the chance to present live online. Accepted abstract must be presented during the session and already have his slides prepared and sent to organizing committee for preparation. The details on how to prepare the presentation will be sent to the applicant later. To send abstract, please click on this link, register and then you will be prompted for abstract submission.

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Deadline to send abstract: Nov. 5th, 2020

  1. Participant that will present offline (a kind of poster presentation). Abstract that have been accepted as poster presentation, must be prepared a  PDF file (structural wise the same as regular abstract but size-wise like regular PDF file of few pages-). Author can add voice or video to the file if he or she desire to (but must be a pdf file). All the accepted abstracts and generated pdf will be published and received DOI as the conference’s abstract book.  To send abstract, please click on this link, register and then you will be prompted for abstract submission.

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Deadline to send abstract: Nov. 5th, 2020

  1. Participant who just want to participate with no presentation. This category of participant must register with meeting to participate.  There is no registration fee for participation. Each session is limited to 100 participants.  Due to technical limitations, the first come first serve strategy will be apply. The fist comers are those who register for the meeting earlier. To register,  please click on this link.

Deadline to register:  Nov. 16th, 2020

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Young Investigator Awards

In order to encourages young investigators to present their research, there will be three awards of 500 US dollars to be given to three young scientists with the best presentation in the three categories of the scientific theme. A panel of experts who constitute the prize committee will decide on selecting the candidate for the prize. The candidate will be selected from those who present their research either live or offline. The decision about the candidate will be announced at the APOCP’s general assembly and the closing ceremony on the last day of the event.