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Retreat 2015

Winter School 2015


The RTG1721 Winter School 2015 took place at Ringberg Castle (Tegernsee) from December 6 – 9, 2015.


As a program we had lectures from

  • Invited guest speakers, including Sun Hur (Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston), Frédéric Allain (Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, ETH, Zurich), Alessandro Vannini (The Institute of Cancer Research, London), Matías Hernández (Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry), Ignasi Forné (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) and Georg Schnappauf and Susanne Schollweck (Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner Patentanwälte)
  • Advanced doctoral students, postdocs and group leaders of participating groups, including Eva Kowalinski, Naoko Mizuno (Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry), Robert Byrne, Martina Müller, Roland Beckmann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Gene Center), Michael Sattler (Technische Universität München)
  • RTG1721 doctoral researcher Clara Barrio-García, (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Gene Center) Pravin Jagtap (Technische Universität München) and Jan Schuller (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried)

The poster prizes went to André Heuer (Project Group Beckmann), Andreas Stengl (Project Group Leonhardt) and Clara Barrio-Garcia (Project Group Beckmann)

Furthermore, the RTG1721 doctoral students presented their research during three poster sessions. Female (post)doctoral researchers could discuss the challenges of a female career in science with Prof. Sun Hur (Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston). And as social activities, we did a torchlight hike and a Ringberg Olympiad.