Life Science PhD Meeting 2017

On April 18th/19th the annual Life Science PhD Meeting 2017 took place at the Center of Chemistry and Biomedicine (CCB) in Innsbruck. The event featured three outstanding plenary speakes, 24 short presentations selected from the submitted abstracts, a "Careers in Industry" workshop and a smashing party at the end of the symposium. Overall, the event was a great success. Due to its high quality the Life Science PhD Meeting has established itself as an enduring component of the scientific community in Innsbruck within the last few years. Those were the 2017 plenary speakers:
  • Prof. Catherina Becker (University of Edinburgh): Successful regeneration of the spinal cord
  • Prof. Jörg Köhl (University of Lübeck): Complement controls glucosylceramide accumulation and tissue inflammation in Gaucher disease
  • Prof. Arnoud Sonnenberg (Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam): Molecular basis of cell adhesion to the extracellular matrix

For further information and to download the abstract book, please visit the official website!

Source (text and pictures): (02.05.2017)