Research from the De Palma’s lab is regularly presented at international conferences. This page will be updated to highlight new confirmed venues, where you can attend a research talk and also meet Miki or his lab members.


Keystone Symposium on Exosomes, Microvesicles and other Extracellular Vesicles in Biology and Medicine. Banff, Canada, March 2021.


21st International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM2018). Seoul, Korea, June 2020.

18th Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT) Annual Meeting. Mainz, Germany, May 2020.


4th Renal Cell Carcinoma Symposium. Lausanne, CH, Dec 2019.

German Society for Microcirculation and Vascular Biology (GfMVB). Heidelberg, Germany, Oct 2019.

4thInternational Cancer Symposium of the CRCL. Lyon, France, Oct 2019.

6th Conference on Tumor Microenvironment and Cellular Stress. Crete, Greece, Sept 2019.

Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Angiogenesis. Newport, RI, Aug 2019.

British Association for Cancer Research (BACR) Meeting. Nottingham, UK, July 2019.

26th Porto Cancer Meeting. Porto, Portugal, May 2019. (Lecture presented by Dr. Keklikoglou.)

Formosa Immunology Spring School and Symposium (FISS). Taipei, Taiwan, April 2019 (cancelled).


AACR Special Conference on Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy. Miami, FL, Nov 2018.

NCRI Cancer Conference. Glasgow, UK, Nov 2018.

XVI NIBIT Meeting. Milan, Italy, Oct 2018.

European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society (EMDS). Verona, Italy, Sept 2018.

20th International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM2018). Helsinki, Finland, June 2018.

International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) 2018 Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain, May 2018 (oral presentation by Dr Keklikoglou).

5th ImmunoTherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC5). Berlin, Germany, March 2018.


AACR New Horizons in Cancer Research conference. Shanghai, China, Nov 2017.

First International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference. Paris, France, Nov 2017.

VIB Macrophage Symposium. Brussels, Belgium, Oct 2017.

2017 Beatson Institute for Cancer Research Workshop on ‘Understanding Tumor Immunology’. Glasgow, Scotland, Sept 2017.

7th International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment and Angiogenesis. Ascona, Switzerland, June 2017.

Joint SSP/SAAI Meeting 2017 (immunology). St Gallen, Switzerland, June 2017. (Oral presentation by Dr Schmittnaegel.)

Joint ESM-EVBO Conference (vascular biology). Geneva, Switzerland, May/June 2017. (Oral presentation by Dr Schmittnaegel.)

Keystone meeting on Mononuclear Phagocytes in Health, Immune Defense and Disease. Austin, TX, April 2017.

AACR Annual Meeting (Chair of Major Symposium on Reprogramming myeloid cells in the tumor microenvironment). Washington, DC, March/April 2017.

4th meeting on Translational Immunology. Palermo, Italy, March 2017.

Nobel Forum Cancer Symposium, Karolinska Institutet. Stockholm, Sweden, Feb 2017.

The Royal Society, London. Symposium on Extracellular vesicles and the tumour microenvironment. London, UK, Jan 2017.


ISREC/SCCL Symposium on Horizons of Cancer Biology and Therapy. Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 2016.

Joint SSORL/SAAI Meeting 2016. Montreux, Switzerland, April 2016.

18th Annual Symposium on Antiangiogenesis & Immune Therapies for Cancer: Recent Advances and Future Directions in Basic and Clinical Cancer Research. San Diego, CA, Feb 2016.

International Conference on Translational Research in Radio-Oncology (ICTR-PHE). Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 2016.


M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Symposium on Cancer Research, Emerging Concepts in Host Response to Cancer. Houston, TX, Oct 2015.

DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance Forum 2015 on Tumor Microenvironment, Metabolism and Metastasis. Heidelberg, Germany, Sept 2015.

14th International Wolfsberg Meeting on Molecular Radiation Biology/Oncology. Tuebingen, Switzerland, June 2015.

27th Pezcoller Symposium, Challenging roadblocks to cancer cures. Trento, Italy, June 2015.

International Symposium on Targeting tumor angiogenesis with antibody-based technologies. Madrid, Spain, June 2015.

IRCC International Conference, From Signal Transduction to Cancer Precision Medicine. Candiolo, Italy, June 2015.

6th International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment. Ascona, Switzerland, May 2015.

Gordon Research Conference on Vascular Cell Biology. Ventura, CA, Jan 2015.


2nd Annual Macrophage Symposium. Edinburgh, UK, Nov 2014.

10th National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference. Liverpool, UK, Nov 2014.

Symposium on Cellular Crosstalk in the Tumor Microenvironment. Frankfurt, Germany, Oct 2014.

German, Austrian & Swiss Society for Hematology and Oncology. Hamburg, Germany, Oct 2014.

EurocanPlatform Translational Cancer Research Course. Algarve, Portugal, Oct 2014.

New York Academy of Sciences Symposium on Targeting VEGF-mediated Tumor Angiogenesis in Cancer Therapy. New York, NY, June 2014 (organizer).

18th International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM 2014). Kyoto, Japan, April 2014.

Keystone Symposium on Inflammation, Infection and Cancer. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, March 2014 (cancelled).

AACR Special Conference on Cellular Heterogeneity in the Tumor Microenvironment, San Diego, CA, Feb 2014 (organizer).


Gordon Research Conference on Angiogenesis. Salve Regina Univ., Newport, RI, Aug 2013.

Beatson Institute for Cancer Research Special Conference on “Targeting the Tumor Stroma”. Glasgow, Scotland, UK, July 2013.

5th International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment and Angiogenesis. Ascona, Switzerland, June 2013.

Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy, Nobel Forum. Stockholm, Sweden, March 2013.