2020 and 2021 Award Symposium

Chair

Professor Dr F.-Ulrich Hartl

Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Heinrich Wieland Prize

 

Speakers of the 2020 Award

Professor Alessio Ciulli, PhD, FRSC

University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
"How PROTACs work: Molecular recognition and design principles”
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Professor Craig M. Crews, PhD, Heinrich Wieland Laureate 2020

Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
“Targeted protein degradation: A new therapeutic modality”
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Professor Dr Ivan Ðikić

Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
"Surprises in science – lessons from COVID-19”
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Professor Cynthia Wolberger, PhD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, USA
“Molecular basis of histone code cross-talk”
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Speakers of the 2021 Award

Professor Dr Andrea Ablasser

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
"Sensing DNA as a danger signal inside cells"
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Professor Dr Thomas Boehm, Heinrich Wieland Laureate 2021

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany
“Evolutionary novelties in vertebrate immune systems”
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Professor David G. Schatz, PhD

Yale University, New Haven CT, USA
"Transposons and the evolution of the adaptive immune system"
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Professor Sir Gregory P. Winter, PhD, FMedSci, FRS

Emeritus, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, UK
"Pharmaceuticals: From chemicals to biologicals and back again?"
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Meet the Speakers

Online participants are invited to meet with the laureates and speakers in dedicated sessions.

 

Laudation for Professor Craig M. Crews, PhD

Professor Dr Dirk Trauner

New York University, New York, USA

 

Laudation for Professor Dr Thomas Boehm

Professor David G. Schatz, PhD

Yale University, New Haven, USA

 

Award presentation to the 2020 and 2021 laureates

Christoph Boehringer

Chair of the Executive Committee of the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation

and Professor Dr F.-Ulrich Hartl

Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Heinrich Wieland Prize

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