Dr. Shrikrishnan Sankaran, a post-doc of project B6 working with Prof. Aranzazu del Campo at the Leibniz Institute for New Materials (INM), was nominated by the Leibniz Association and selected to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from the 25th to 30th of June, 2017. This year’s meeting was dedicated to the achievements in the field of Chemistry  and was attended by 30 Nobel Laureates and approximately 400 young scientists from 74 different countries. The meeting featured talks by all the attending Nobel Laureates and also included discussion sessions and other events with them. Shrikrishnan, who works on developing dynamic biomaterials with light-responsive functionalities, had the unique opportunity to personally interact with Nobel Laureates such as Ben Feringa, Stefan Hell, Jean-Marie Lehn, Martin Chalfie, etc. He was also invited to attend a scientific dinner and breakfast hosted by Mars Inc. during which experts and young scientists discussed the subjects of the ‘human microbiome’ and ‘flavor chemistry’ respectively.

    Press release of the INM;      Newspaper article (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Date of new: 
Monday, 3. July 2017