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“Physics of Cancer”, abbreviated as “PoC”, is an annual scientific conference organized by the Soft Matter Physics Division at the University of Leipzig. It is intended to bring together researchers from world-wide pioneering groups investigating the physical mechanisms underlying cancer progression.

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University of Leipzig
Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
Peter Debye Institute for Soft Matter Physics
Soft Matter Physics Division
Address: Linnéstraße 5, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Phone: (+49 341) 97 32470
Fax: (+49 341) 97 32479

Responsible for Content:

Prof. Dr. Josef A. Käs (Head of the Soft Matter Physics Division)

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Steve Pawlizak (sp design)


Claudia Brück, Bernd Kohlstrunk, Steve Pawlizak


The “Physics of Cancer” symposium was born on initiative of Josef A. Käs. The copyright related to the content of this website is held by the Soft Matter Physics Division and the University of Leipzig. The copyright related to the design and programming of this website as well as the visual appearance of “Physics of Cancer” in general (corporate design) is held by the Steve Pawlizak. All rights reserved.

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