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Dear colleagues,

it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in our summer school “Converging Imaging and Systems Medicine” funded within the e:Med research program by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

The summer school will provide an in-depth training of early-stage researchers to gain a cross-disciplinary knowledge within the fields of multiparametric imaging, histopathology, liquid biopsy, imaging omics and systems medicine.

The summer school will take place from May 20 - 24, 2019 in Castle Ringberg, Germany (close to Tegernsee, see Abstract submission is already possible. The course is limited to 20 participants. For the selected participants all costs associated with course participation and accommodation will be covered. Travel to and from Castle Ringberg has to be organized by the participants themselves, but travel expenses will be subsidized with 100 € per participant.

Deadline abstract submission: 1 March 2019

Confirmed speakers
Theodore Alexandrov, EMBL Heidelberg
Rudi Balling, Luxemburg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Friedrich Feuerhake, Hannover Medical School
Ben Glocker, Imperial College London
Roberto Goya-Maldonado, University of Götingen
Simon Haas, HI-STEM gGmbH and DKFZ, Heidelberg
Oliver Kohlbacher, Eberhard Karls University / Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen
Sven Nahnsen, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Klaus Pantel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Arvind Pathak, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Bernd Pichler, University Hospital Tübingen
Markus Rudin, ETH Zürich
Bernhard Spengler, Justus Liebig University Giessen
Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich
Eva Winkler, National Center for Tumor Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital

Organizing Committee
Bernd Pichler - University of Tuebingen
Oliver Kohlbacher - University of Tuebingen, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Tuebingen
Julia Mannheim - University of Tuebingen
Tanja Jutzi - e:Med office Heidelberg

Please find all information and application form on and do not hesitate to contact us.

Be encouraged to forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested in joining.

Best regards
Bernd Pichler