6thDependence Receptor Meeting, Tumor Microenvironment, Signaling andDependence Opened at School of Medicine, Nankai University


Hosted by the School of Medicine, the 6th Dependence Receptor Meeting(DepRec 2015), Tumor Microenvironment, Signaling and Dependenceopened at Nankai University, Tianjin, China on April 8, 2015.

Thedeputy-director of the State Administration of Foreign ExpertsAffairs Department of Cultural and Educational Experts, Mr. SongWang, sub-inspector of Tianjin Science and Technology Committee, Ms.Yingzi Fan, and vice-president of Nankai University, Professor NaijiaGuan attended the opening ceremony and extended their congratulationsto this meeting, and warmest welcome to participants.

Thismeeting was attended by 150 researchers from China, Canada, France,Germany etc.to discuss the role of dependence receptors intumorigenesis, progression and metastasis. During the 3-day forum,scientists from China and abroad also shared their research andopinions in tumor microenvironment, tumor cells, malignanttransformation, chemoresistance and cancer stem cells to evaluate thedependence of tumor cells on signals in tumor microenvironment.