General Information

The next GUM Meeting will take place at the

  • Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health 
  • from 12th – 14tth of October
  • Auditorium, Building 23
  • in 85764 Neuherberg (Munich), Ingolstädter Landstr. 1,  Germany
  • Please note: Registration DEADLINE 30.09.2016!!
  • Please note: The supplied poster pin boards allow for maximal poster dimensions of 115 cm width and 145 cm height!

A special focus of the meeting will be on Epigenetics, Carcinogenesis, Metabolism and Regulatory Toxicology. Excellent speakers have been invited to present their latest work at the conference and have confirmed their attendance, which include

  • Gerd Pfeifer (Grand Rapids, MI, USA)
  • Jörn Walter (Saarbrücken)
  • Angela Risch (Salzburg)
  • Alexander Wolf (Munich)
  • Michael Schwarz (Tübingen)
  • Aswin Mangerich (Konstanz)
  • Angela Mally (Würzburg)
  • Jonathan Moggs (Basel)
  • Volker Arlt (London)
  • Rolf Fautz (Darmstadt)
  • Hans-Jörg Martus (Basel)
  • Stefan Pfuhler (Cincinnati, OH, USA)
  • Peter Kasper (Bonn)
  • Roger Godschalk (Maastricht)
  • Jan Hengstler (Dortmund)
  • Eric Fabian (Ludwigshafen)
  • Hans Zischka (Munich)

More information on the full program, registration and abstract submission will soon be available on this webpage. As a change to previous practice and in order to reflect the more and more international character of this meeting, the official language of the conference will be English.

Since GUM always has a major emphasis on engaging young scientists, the meeting will also include the traditional young scientist’ session, for which a number of presenters will be selected from the submitted abstracts for short oral presentation. In this session PhD students and other young investigators will have the opportunity to present their research projects and expose their data to a highly relevant discussion with experts in this field.

GUM award for young scientists:

The GUM award for young scientists is awarded to scientists distinguished by excellent scientific work to final year PhD candidates or young scientists within the first 3 years after their PhD.

  • Proposals for the GUM award can be submitted informally by e-mail to the board.
  • Contact person: Dr. Julia Bornhorst, e-mail:
  • Deadline: 8th of July, 2016

Travel grants for young scientists:

The GUM offers young members financial support for the participation in meetings organized by the GUM in form of a travelling grant and/or reduced conference fees. (Please download the application form from the GUM homepage)

Social program: Besides the scientific program there will be also an attractive social program, which will include a conference dinner at the “Paulaner Bräuhaus” and a city walking tour in Munich. This might offer interesting culinary and cultural impressions as well as time for informal exchange and networking.

Herewith the GUM board and the local conference organizers cordially invite you to actively participate at the next GUM meeting.

In case there are any questions, suggestions or comments please do not hesitate to contact us via the website. With that we are looking forward to welcoming you in Munich, Bavaria.

Please note: Registration DEADLINE 30.09.2016!!