Ludwig Cancer Research engages leading scientists and clinicians in an integrated effort to understand and confront the challenge of cancer. The Oxford Branch is based at the University of Oxford, UK and benefits from excellent links with the global Ludwig and local Oxford research communities. Ludwig Cancer Research Oxford recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a two-day Symposium held in September 2017, which was attended by members of the global Ludwig community, Ludwig Oxford branch and the Oxford cancer research community:



CRUK Oxford Centre Symposium 2018

Posted 18/06/2018

The 7th Annual CRUK Oxford Centre Symposium was held on 15th June 2018 in the Mathematical Institute, Oxford. The day consisted of a varied programme of presentations, ranging from cancer epidemiology to cancer immunotherapy and ended with an inspiring talk from a patient who has benefited from Oxford’s research via an early phase clinical trial. In addition to the talks, the breadth of cancer research at Oxford was showcased by > 60 posters. ...

Ludwig Oxford at the Headington Festival

Posted 04/06/2018

A group of Ludwig public engagement volunteers took our newly created family friendly activities to a sunny Headington Festival in Bury Knowle Park on Sunday 3rd June. The Headington Festival is an annual event run by Headington Action and features ~50 stalls from local organisations, plus a programme of live entertainment. We demonstrated various aspects of DNA packaging and the effects of DNA mutations to many members of the public. ...

Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Computational Epigenetics

Posted 23/05/2018

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist in Computational Epigenetics to contribute to Chunxiao Song’s group’s development of epigenetic sequencing technologies and applying them to elucidate epigenetic mechanisms in tumour biology and develop clinical applications in epigenetics. You must have a PhD (or equivalent) and technical expertise in the analysis and managing of largescale NGS genomic or epigenetic data. Applications must be made online by 12 noon on 22nd June 2018.

Recent publications

BEARscc determines robustness of single-cell clusters using simulated technical replicates. Nat Commun, 9 (1), pp. 1187. Article

Erratum to "DNA Replication and associated repair pathways are involved in the mutagenesis of methylated cytosine"[DNA Repair, 62 (2018) 1-7]. DNA Repair (Amst), 65, pp. 79. Article

Cell autonomous role of iASPP deficiency in causing cardiocutaneous disorders. Cell Death Differ, pp. 1-15. Article

Production of spliced peptides by the proteasome. Mol Immunol. Article

Cell and molecular biology: a new section joins the fight against cancer. Br J Cancer, 118 (1), pp. 1-2. Article

Macrophage Cytoplasmic Transfer in Melanoma Invasion. Dev Cell, 43 (5), pp. 543-544. Article


Our researchers are investigating all stages of cancer, from the risk of disease through to new treatment opportunities. Many of the research groups are interested the causes and consequences of differences among cells within a tumour and variability among different tumours. Find out more about the Ludwig research groups.



Ludwig Seminars take place in the NDMRB (TDI) Basement Seminar Room. All University members welcome.

Professor Kun-Liang Guan: The Hippo pathway in cell growth, organ size, and Tumorigenesis , 20/Jun/2018 11:00

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