The 17th International Symposium "Horizons in Molecular Biology" will take place on 14th - 17th of September 2020 at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany.
Registration for the conference opens 1st of April, and closes 31st of August.
Stay tuned as we update information regarding travel grant and student talks applications.
Photos and videos of the event will be gradually published on our social media (see links in the footer).
The Career Fair is organized annually in conjunction with the Horizons in Molecular Biology Symposium and this year will take place on the 9th of September. As organizers of the 13th Horizons Career Fair, our goal is to bring together pre- and postdoctoral students from different molecular biology fields with representatives of fascinating career paths one could pursue. This year we have a very exciting list of speakers! Join us in listening about a wide range of opportunities and career paths one could pursue after obtaining a doctoral degree in Science.
This year's list of speakers includes:
Simone Mayer – academia – group leader at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research.
Christine Mieck – publishing – Associate editor at Nature Communications
Bernd Reichert – science policy – head of the European Innovation Council's SME Instrument in the European Innovation Council, EU Commission
Andreas Laustsen – bio-entrepreneurship – Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark & Biotech Entrepreneur
Beata Mierzwa – science art – scientist and artist, combining the two in Beata Science Art
Micheal Becker – industry – head of laboratory in the area of kidney disease research at Bayer AG
Magdalena Wienken – industry/consulting – Manager Tissue Profiling Data Strategy and Operations at Definiens GmbH
Not only talks, but also workshops on important soft skills will be given during the Career Fair:
"Fundamentals of Grant Writing" with Angelika Hofmann
"Presentations that Pop: Bringing Science to Life" with Deb Koen
Julie Bakker (Belgium)
Pedro Carvalho (UK)
Claire Deo (Germany)
Rachel Green (USA)
Kristina Haase (Spain)
Richard Henderson (UK)
Jing Huang (China)
Samie Jaffrey (USA)
Eugene Koonin (USA)
Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy (USA)
Jay Mellies (USA)
Jane Mellor (UK)
Kelly Nguyen (UK)
Jan-Michael Peters (Austria)
Argyris Politis (UK)
Abdou Rachid Thiam (France)