Hercules Project


Get the latest project news from social media

The most up-to-date news of the project can be found by following the project blog and twitter. See the Social media page for latest tweets and a link to the blog.

The University of Cambridge has joined the project

The University of Cambridge is now officially a new partner in HERCULES, and taking over the tasks of Karolinska Institutet. The project amendment was approved on March 13, 2018. The change in partners is due to relocation of Jussi Taipale, the Principal Investigator in charge of the gene regulation studies in the project.

The HERCULES blog is live

The project blog offereing a glimpse behind the scenes of the research in the consortium has now been published at https://herculesovca.blog/

HERCULES at AACR meeting Addressing Critical Questions in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment

Preliminary results by the HERCULES consortium will presented in several posters at the Addressing Critical Questions in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment meeting organized by the American Association for Cancer Research in Pittsburgh, US, October 1-4, 2017.

Open postdoctoral researcher and doctoral student positions in Helsinki (DL February 1, 2017)

Sampsa Hautaniemi's research group at the University of Helsinki, Finland, has open positions for a postdoctoral researcher and a doctoral student. For application details, please see the job advertisement.

Invitation to tender for Next Generation Sequencing services (DL 6.6.2016)

The HERCULES project is inviting tenders for Next Generation Sequencing services. Please see the Invitation to tender, and Attachment 1; Price information, Attachment 2; Service specifications, and Attachment 3; Content of the Services for further information.

World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8

May 8 is the World Ovarian Cancer Day. The purpose of the day is to increase knowledge of the disease and to promote earlier detection. For more information and ways to participate in the social media go to: http://ovariancancerday.org/

HERCULES kick-off meeting 18.-19.1.2016

The kick-off meeting of the project was held in Helsinki, Finland, on January 18-19, 2016.

HERCULES project start 1.1.2016

The HERCULES project has received approximately 6 million euros for five years from the European Commission Research and Innovation Program Horizon 2020. The project started on January 1,2016.