Exner Lectures 2016
Die Wilhelm Exner Medaille has been presented November 9th, 2016 to four extraordinary Scientists.
Find all films and slides of the lectures below.
Emmanuelle Charpentier is the world’s leading expert in the regulation mechanisms underlying the infection processes and the immunity of pathogenic bacteria. (Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Dept of Regulation in Infection Biology)
Gero Miesenböck establishes optogenetics as the basis for a comprehensive range of neurobiological work that reveals the complex structures of the brain. (University of Oxford, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour)
Stefan Hell develops methods of super-resolution optical micro-scopy, which allows to trace processes in living cells. In 2014 he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. (Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Dept of NanoBiophotonics)
Johann Eibl is honored for his comprehensive research and exemplary implementation as an entrepreneur. (Founder of Immuno AG) The Lectures It was with great anticipation, that this year’s Wilhelm Exner Medal Ceremony and Exner Lecture have been awaited. This years lectures have exceed the expectations. Four exceptional medalists with three high-caliber sessions. They allowed sensational insights into their research areas!