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Virtual Symposium of Class II – Life Sciences

Date: Monday, 21 June 2021
Time: 09:00 to 18:00
Location: Online

The Leopoldina "Life Science Symposium" gives members of Class II - Life Sciences the opportunity to exchange ideas and present the results of their current research. The different research fields of the life sciences are addressed. Looking beyond the boundaries of individual disciplines broadens the perspective. We welcome members of the Leopoldina as well as interested researchers in the life sciences and any interested person.

The international symposium will be held exclusively online and in English.


Session 1
Stefan Raunser, Max Planck Institute Dortmund, Germany
Michael Speicher, University of Graz, Austria
Ludger Johannes, Institute Curie Paris, France

Session 2
Melina Schuh, Max Planck Institute Göttingen, Germany
Christian Fankhauser, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Rohini Kuner, Heidelberg University, Germany
Feng Shao, National Institute Biological Sciences, Beijing, China

Session 3
Ruth Ley, Max Planck Institute Tübingen, Germany
Brenda Schulman, Max Planck Institute Martinsried, Germany
Mathias Heikenwälder, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany

Session 4
Kaspar Locher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Asifa Akhtar, Max Planck Institute Freiburg, Germany
Miguel Vences, Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Thomas Dyer Seeley, Cornell University, USA

Further information and registration

The international symposium will be held online (via Zoom) and in English. The event addresses everyone interested. Registration is mandatory:
When using the ZOOM video conferencing system, the privacy policy of the provider applies: https://zoom.us/de-de/privacy.html


Dr. Henning Steinicke
Scientific Officer, Department Science – Policy – Society

Corinna Scholz
Assistant of the Department Science – Policy – Society
Email: politikberatung@leopoldina.org