Horizons in Molecular Biology Symposium 2018

The 15th Symposium "Horizons in Molecular Biology" took place on 10th-13th of September 2018 at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany.


The aim of the Symposium is to bring together senior scientists and young researchers from different fields to promote scientific exchange and to provide exciting insights into the frontiers of Molecular Biology.


Registration is closed.


Poster abstract submission deadline: August 10th, 2018.


Participation in all scientific events is free of charge

Conference package* fees:

€20 for early bird registration (until June 30th, 2018)

€40 after June 30th 2018

* Conference package includes the Horizons bag with some goodies, lunches, city tour, dinner and party.


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Horizons Career Fair 2018

The 12th Horizons Career Fair took place on the 10th of September 2018. This year's list of speakers included:


Stephanie Boue, Computational biologist at Philip Morris International R&D, collaborator of Sbv IMPROVER

Ben Glick, President and Chief Scientist at Snapgene

Daisy Robinton,  Scientist, Model and Co-founder of Weird&Wonderful

Adrian Schomburg, Director Target Identification and NEAT Technology, Chief Technology Officer at Proteros Biostructures, IMPRS in Molecular Biology alumni

Marie-Laure Yaspo, Founder, Chief Scientific Officer at Alactris Theranostics

Wolfgang Grosse, CureVac

Maria Loidolt-Krüger,  Microscopy application specialist, PicoQuant


Along with the talks, several workshops were given by David Giltner (TurningScience) and Monica Feliu-Mojer (iBiology).


More about the 12th Horizons Career Fair.

Impressions of Horizons 2018

Clive Brown (UK)

Bianxiao Cui (Stanford, USA)

Mara Dierssen (Barcelona, Spain)

Anne-Claude Gavin (Heidelberg, Germany)

Daniel Gerlich (Vienna, Austria)

Leo James (Cambridge, UK)

Florian Jug (Dresden, Germany)

Yamuna Krishnan (Chicago, USA)

Ulrike Kutay (Zurich, Switzerland)

Danielle Laurencin (Montpellier, France)

Juliane Liepe (Göttingen, Germany)

Polly Matzinger (Maryland, USA)

Osamu Nureki (Tokyo, Japan)

Roland Nusse (Stanford, USA)

Katherine Pappas (Athens, Greece)

Anna Marie Pyle (New Haven, USA)

Floyd Romesberg (San Diego, USA)

Neville Sanjana (New York, USA)

Sjors Scheres (Cambridge, England)

Michael Sheehan (New York, USA)

Peter Lenart (Goettingen, Germany)

Elizabeth Villa (San Diego, USA)