Mechanobiology of Cancer
summer school

September 27th - October 1st · Prullans, La Cerdanya


“Mechanobiology of Cancer” summer school

The MECHANO·CONTROL consortium, led by several research institutions across Europe, is launching the second edition of the “Mechanobiology of Cancer” summer school, which will take place between  September 27th –  October 1st at the Eco Resort in La Cerdanya.

The summer school aims to provide training on mechanobiology, and specifically its application to cancer.
This school will include lectures as well as practical workshops in different techniques and disciplines, ranging from modeling to biomechanics to cancer biology.

There will be scientific sessions in the morning, mixing 6 keynote speakers with short talks selected from abstract submissions by junior scientists attending the school and a poster session. In the afternoon, there will be 2-3-hour practical workshops, given by scientists from the MECHANO·CONTROL consortium. The course will also include leisure activities.

Attendance to the Summer School is open to all students, post-docs, and professionals interested, although priority will be given to junior scientists (up to the post-doctoral stage).

Relevant information


Application deadline:
9th May 2022 Applications are closed

Acceptance and registration:
17th June 2022


The participation fee:
370€ (taxes not included)

The participation fee includes accommodation in a single room (from September 27th –  October 1st 2022), full-board, workshops and conferences, leisure activities, and a shuttle bus from Barcelona to the venue.


Cerdanya EcoResort
C. Puig, 4 · 25727 Prullans

Shuttle bus from Barcelona to the resort will be facilitated

Organising committee:

Pere Roca-Cusachs

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia

Xavier Trepat

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
Marino Arroyo
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Patrick Derksen
University Medical Center Utrecht
Aránzazu del Campo
INM – Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien
Sergi Garcia-Manyes
King’s College London

Meet The Speakers

Maria Celeste Aragona

University of Copenhagen

Claudia Fischbach

Director of Cornell's Physical Sciences Oncology

Dagmar Iber

ETH Zurich

David Odde

University of Minnesota

Madeleine J. Oudin

Tufts University

Giorgio Scita

IFOM - The Firc Institute Of Molecular Oncology

Hans Van Oosterwyck

KU Leuven

Past edition