2015 Award Symposium

Chair

Professor Dr Wolfgang Baumeister

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

Speakers

Professor Dr Arthur Konnerth

Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany
“Neuronal circuit dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease”

Professor Dr Christian Lüscher

University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
“A circuit model of addiction”

Professor Gero Miesenböck, MD, Heinrich Wieland Laureate 2015

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
“Lighting up the brain”

Professor Botond Roska, MD, PhD

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland
“Restoring vision using optogenetics”

Meet the Speakers

Selected junior scientists met with the speakers in a special session.

Laudation

by Professor Dr Bert Sakmann, TUM Munich, Germany

Award presentation to Professor Gero Miesenböck

by Otto Boehringer, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and

Professor Dr Wolfgang Baumeister, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Heinrich Wieland Prize

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