King’s at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

A guest post by Sophie Bennett, Stephanie Forkel, Renata Gomes, Iria Gomez-Touriño, Yan Liu, Christina Sakellariou, Stefano Sandrone

“Educate. Inspire. Connect” has been the guiding principle for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings since 1951. This year 37 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine met 600 international young scientists, and among them there were 7 from KCL! What is so special about this meeting? Besides the fascinating talks there are private dinners with the Laureates, a lakeside barbecue and a boat trip! As Stefano Sandrone, PhD student at the Institute of Psychiatry says, “What an amazing experience! I am really delighted for having qualified to attend”. “In Lindau we were welcomed and welcoming some of the greatest minds in science”, Christina Sakellariou, PhD student at the MRC centre for Transplantation, added. For Renata Gomes, British Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Scientist at Cardiology Dpt., “in Lindau everyone spoke Science. Lindau is unique for its focus on us, the young scientists”. Continue reading