The ninth ENBDC Weggis meeting: growth and in-depth characterisation of normal and neoplastic breast cells

Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 22;19(1):96. doi: 10.1186/s13058-017-0891-9.


Mammary gland biologists gathered for the ninth annual workshop of the European Network for Breast Development and Cancer (ENBDC) at Weggis on the shores of Lake Lucerne in March 2017. The main themes were oestrogen receptor alpha signalling, new techniques for mammary cell culture, CRISPR screening and proteogenomics.

Keywords: Breast cancer; CRISPR screen; European Network for Breast Development and Cancer; Oestrogen receptor; Organoid culture; Proteomics.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Breast / metabolism*
  • Breast Neoplasms / genetics*
  • Breast Neoplasms / metabolism*
  • Breast Neoplasms / pathology
  • Cell Culture Techniques
  • Estrogen Receptor alpha / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Genetic Testing
  • Humans
  • Organoids
  • Proteomics / methods
  • Signal Transduction*
  • Tissue Culture Techniques


  • Estrogen Receptor alpha