Published 19 November 2020 by Christoph Schumacher

Next Gen Science Sessions at the Online Science Days 2020

24 selected Lindau Alumni, young scientists and young economists from all our disciplines had the opportunity to present their work during the Next Gen Science sessions. Afterwards they discussed their projects in a virtual expo booth with other participants of the Online Science Days. Find the video recordings of all six Next Gen Science sessions below. Find the full #LINOSD programme here.


Session I



Bio-Functionalized Organic Electronic Devices for Biological Interfacing
Erica Zeglio, Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Next-Generation X-Ray Computed Tomography for Diagnosing Coronavirus Disease
Mats Persson, Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Airborne Viruses in Hospitals During Disease Outbreaks
Malin Alsved, Physics, Lund University, Sweden 

A Self-Amplifying RNA Vaccine for the Prevention of Sars-CoV-2
Anna Blakney, Biology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


Session II



Do Counter-Stereotypical Female Role Models Impact Women’s Occupational Choices?

Mengqiao Du, University of Mannheim, Germany

Immigrants, Industries and Path Dependence 

Sebastian Ottinger, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

When Pricing Waste Succeeds (And Fails): Understanding Heterogeneous Policy Effects

Marica Valente, German Institute for Economic Research – DIW Berlin, Germany

Multinationals, Market Power and Local Development: Evidence From the United Fruit Company

Diana Maria van Patten Rivera, Princeton University, USA


Session III



Laser-Particle Acceleration Enables Interdisciplinary Research on a Budget
Lieselotte Obst-Huebl, Physics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Designing Controllable Topological Quantum Materials for the Future
Bo Peng, Physics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Plasma-Derived Exosomes Reverse Epithelial-To-Mesenchymal Transition After Immune Therapy in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
Marie-Nicole Theodoraki, Ulm University, Germany

Quantum Cyclones in a Superfluid Droplet
Yauhen Sachkou, Physics, The University of Queensland, Australia


Session IV



Automated Exploration Of Chemical Reaction Networks: A Journey Through Chemical Space
Stephanie Grimmel, Chemistry, ETH Zürich, Switzerland 

Past, Present and Future of Managanese C-H Activation
Sara Cembellin, Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain 

Attributing Climate Change Impacts On Coral Reefs
Steve Doo, Biology, Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenforschung (ZMT) GmbH, Germany 

Active Gene Delivery to Cells via Magnetic Nanopropellers
Vincent Kadiri, Chemistry, Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Germany 


Session V



Nonlinear Interaction Signatures in Cancer Data and Beyond
Michael Grau, Physics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Accurate MS-Based RAB10 Phosphorylation Stoichiometry Determination As Readout For LRRK2 Activity In Parkinson’s Disease
Özge Karayel, Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany 

Structural Insights Into the Human CC Chemokine Receptor 7
Steffen Bruenle, Biology, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland

Research on Nothing: Quantum Thermodynamics of Fluctuation-Induced Phenomena in Nonequilibrium
Daniel Reiche, Physics, Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy, Germany


Session VI



In Situ Characterization of Reactive Metal Nitrenoid Intermediates
Anuvab Das, Chemistry, Texas A&M University, USA

Spatiotemporal Map of the Tight Junction Formation During Epithelial Tissue Polarization
Karina Pombo-Garcia, Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany

Fatbook & Obese-IT: Systems Biology Towards Discoveries in Adipose Tissue
Lorenz Adlung, Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Activation of Interelement Si-H, Si-B and B-B σ Bonds by Au Nanoparticles: The Midas Touch
Marios Kidonakis, Chemistry, University of Crete, Greece


Christoph Schumacher

Christoph Schumacher is the alumni and community manager of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Before coming to Lindau, he studied British and North American Studies in Konstanz and Freiburg. He's excited to connect with scientists across the world.