Date: November 14th to 16th, 2023

Format: Onsite Congress

Venue: A Coruña.

Organizing committee:

Xosé Bustelo

Arkaitz Carracedo

Toni Celià-Terrassa

Miguel Fernández de Sanmamed

Rafael López

María D. Mayán

Gema Moreno-Bueno

Marisol Soengas

Scientific coordination:

Ana Isabel Cuenda

Ignacio Durán

Luis Paz-Ares

Fernando Torres


Take a look to the photos from the ASEICA 40th ANNIVERSARY CONGRESS.


Find the Abstracts of the ASEICA 40th ANNIVERSARY CONGRESS. You can search by title, author or topic…

All abstracts will be candidates for the ASEICA Best Communication Awards (Poster and Oral Presentations).

Scientific Program



Deputy Director of the Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona. Chair of Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.



Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas – CNIO, Madrid. US National Academy of Sciences in 2012 and in 2014 he was elected Fellow of the Academy of the American Association for Cancer Research. His work has been recognized by several domestic and international awards. In 2011, he received an Endowed Chair from the AXA Research Fund (Paris).

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Register to the Meet the Expert sessions at the ASEICA 40th ANNIVERSARY CONGRESS

  • Tuesday, November 14th | 18:30h
  • Location: Ground Floor
  • Places are limited and will be processed in strict order of arrival.
  • Only 1 form is accepted per registration.
  • A maximum of 6 people can register for every the Meet the Expert session.

You must select, in order of preference, 4 of the sessions you would like to attend. Each registered person will only be able to participate in 2 sessions (30 minutes long per session).

From the congress secretariat, we will confirm by e-mail the corresponding registration and the final assignment to each session; otherwise, we will inform you that there are no places available.

*Important: This form will be closed as soon as the registration quota has been filled. Please wait to receive the email from the secretariat confirming which session you will have access to.

Congress Dinner

Wednesday, November 15th


Venue: Oceánico – Paseo Rda., 57, 15003 A Coruña Pre-booked Only. Limited seats.

Bookings for the congress dinner will be accepted until October, 31st.

Some of the speakers:


María Pilar Alcolea, Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge

Luis Álvarez-Vallina, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas-CNIO, Madrid

Mariano Barbacid, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas-CNIO, Madrid

Eduard Batlle, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica – IRB Barcelona

Christian Blank, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam

Mohamed Bentires-Alj, University of Basel & University Hospital Basel, Basel

Fernando Calvo, IBBTEC Universidad de Cantabria

Elías Campo, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

Arkaitz Carracedo, CIC bioGUNE, Fundación Ikerbasque, Bilbao

Elena Castro, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas-CNIO, Madrid

Andrés Cervantes, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria – INCLIVA, Hospital Clínico Universitario de València, Presidente de la Sociedad Europea de Oncología Médica (ESMO)

Juan Miguel  Cejalvo, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria – INCLIVA, Hospital Clínico Universitario de València

Eva Ciruelos, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid

Hernán Cortés, HC Marbella International Hospital, Marbella

María De la Fuente, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago

Neta Erez, Pathology Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

Nuria  Ferrándiz, University of Warwick, Cancer Research Institute (CIC), Warwick

Xosé R. García Bustelo, Centro de Investigación del Cáncer (Universidad de Salamanca-CSIC)

Aurora Gómez-Durán, Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CiMUS), Santiago de Compostela

Roger Gomis, Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB), Barcelona

Maite Huarte, Centro de Investigación Médica Aplicada – CIMA, Universidad de Navarra

Ángela Lamarca, Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid

Mitchell Levesque, University of Zürich Hospital

Rafael López, Complexo Hospitalario Universitaria de Santiago de Compostela

Alberto Mantovani, Instituto Clinico Humanitas, Milán

Joan Massagué, Sloan Kettering Institute, New York

María Dolores Mayán, Instituto de Investigación Biomédica A Coruña (INIBIC), Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña

Gema Moreno-Bueno, Fundación MD Anderson, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Maria Muñoz Caffarel, Biodonostia Health Research Institute, Hospital Donostia

Maria Ochoa de Olza, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Institut catala d’Oncologia, Badalona

Luis Paz-Ares, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid

Antonio Pérez-Martinez, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid

Rosario Perona, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas de Madrid – CSIC

Aleix Prat, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

Marisol Quintero, High Light Therapeutics, Valencia

Victoria Sanz-Moreno, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Marisol Soengas, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas-CNIO, Madrid

Laura Soucek, Vall d’Hebron Instituto de Oncología (VHIO), Barcelona

Xavier Trepat, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies – ICREA, Barcelona

Manuel Valiente, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas-CNIO, Madrid

Sara Zanivan, CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow

Jon Zugazagoitia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid

Accommodation A Coruña

Check the latest practical information to help you plan your 40 ASEICA Anniversary Congress stay. We kindly inform you that as an ASEICA attendee you can get special rates at the following hotels. Please see below contact details and do not forget to mention the following code during the booking if you want to get the congress rate benefit CODE: CONGRESO ASEICA.

Room Rates per night, breakfast included. VAT not included.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact:

Plan your visit to A Coruña – TOURISM

In this website, you will also find everything you need to know to plan your visit to A Coruña: there is information about accommodation, restaurants and leisure.

How to get to A Coruña

By plane

A Coruña has its own airport. The Alvedro Airport is a 15-minute drive from the city centre. It offers flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Malaga, the Canary Islands, Milan, Geneva, Paris and London. In addition, a 45-minute drive or 30-minute train ride away, you have the Rosalía de Castro Airport in Santiago de Compostela, with flights to many Spanish and European cities. To make it easier for you to get around, Alvedro Airport has a bus and taxi service that go to the city center.

By train

If you travel by train, you can comfortably and conveniently arrive at the iconic San Cristóbal Station, half an hour’s walk from the center. If you prefer, you can take a bus or a taxi into town.
The train station gives you long-distance options, including the high-speed AVE train from Madrid, as well as medium-distance from Vigo, Pontevedra or Santiago de Compostela.
You can reach your destination with a short walk or by public transport.

By bus

To get to A Coruña by bus, there are companies such as ALSA, Alsacalpita, Flixbus, Monbus and Arriva Noroeste, which offer connections to and from A Coruña, whether national, international. Buses arrive at the A Coruña Bus Station, and some of them even stop in the city centre. It is also well-connected to the city centre, which can be reached by car or taxi in less than 10 minutes, or by city bus if you prefer.

By Car

If you choose to come in your own car, you can reach A Coruña via several main roads. The Autopista del Atlántico (AP9) connects us with Portugal, passing through Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo, among other cities. The Autovía del Noroeste (A6) links A Coruña with Madrid via Lugo, Ponferrada and other Castilian cities, and the Autovía del Cantábrico links us with Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country.
Plan your route here: Google Maps
For more information, you can check A Coruña Convention Bureau: click here

ExpoCoruña is located in the heart of a business area surrounded by shopping centers, hotels and restaurants. The Venue is only 5 minutes from the city centre, perfectly connected to all of the city by several urban bus lines.