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Exner Lecture 2016

Wilhelm Exner Medaillen Stiftung

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 08:30 to 20:00 (CET)

Exner Lecture 2016

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08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcome & Opening Session
          Andreas Gnesda, President of Österreichischer Gewerbeverein
          Hans Sünkel, President of Wilhelm-Exner-Medaillen-Stiftung

09:15 Lecture honoring Emmanuelle Charpentiers
         „The transformative CRISPR-Cas9 genome engineering technology:
         lessons learned from bacteria“
         Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin

         „Applying CRISPR-Cas9 molecular scissors in mammalian cells“
         Krzisztof Chylinski, The Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities, Vienna

         „Gene therapy approaches for epidermolysis bullosa“
         Eva-Maria Murauer, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg

10:30 Coffee & Networking

11:00 Lecture honoring Gero Miesenböck
         „Lighting Up the Brain”
         Gero Miesenböck, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford

         „Synaptic mechanisms of pattern completion: From experiment to model and back”
         Peter Jonas, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg

         „Optogenetics for Cancer Research”
         Michael Grusch, Medical University of Vienna

12:15 Lunch Break

13:15 Wilhelm Exner Medal, Ceremony 2016
         The Wilhelm Exner Medal
         Hans Sünkel, President of Wilhelm-Exner-Medaillen-Stiftung

         Laudatio Emmanuelle Charpentier
         by Renée Schröder, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Vienna

         Laudatio Gero Miesenböck
         by Hans Sünkel, Graz University of Technology

         Laudatio Johann Eibl
         by Hermann Katinger, Polymun Scientific, Klosterneuburg

         Laudatio Stefan Hell
         by Markus Arndt, University of Vienna

13:50 Coffee & Networking

14:20 Lecture honoring Stefan Hell
         „Unlimited sharp: light microscopy in the 21st century“
         Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

         „Programmable Microscopy“
         Monika Ritsch-Marte, Medical University of Innsbruck

         „Ultramicroscopy: from pure optics to brain research and cancer pathology“
         Hans Ulrich Dodt, Vienna University of Technology

15:35 Closing Remarks & Networking

16:30 End of Exner Lecture

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Palais Eschenbach
11 Eschenbachgasse
1010 Wien

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 08:30 to 20:00 (CET)

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Wilhelm Exner Medaillen Stiftung

Die Wilhelm Exner Medaillen Stiftung wurde 1921 vom Österreichischen Gewerbeverein (ÖGV) ins Leben gerufen und verleiht seither die nach dem österreichischen Wirtschafts- und Technikförderer benannte Wilhelm Exner Medaille. In 94 Jahren wurden 233 Wissenschaftler und Erfinder, davon 21 Nobelpreisträger, ausgezeichnet.

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