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Published 29 June 2023 by Markus Weyrich

Daily Recap – Thursday, 29 June 2023

Nobel Laureate Morten Meldal enjoyed sharing ideas with Young Scientists during his Laureate Lunch. Photo/Credit: Julia Nimke/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Today was the last day of #LINO23 in the meeting venue Inselhalle, as we will head off to Mainau Island tomorrow, where we celebrate the final day of this eventful week. After two intriguing Agora Talks, the fifth day continued with four lectures of the Laureates. Subsequently, some of the Young Scientists went to Laureate Lunches, followed by more opportunities for personal encounters in the Open Exchange sessions and Science Walks. In the afternoon, we had three workshops – two on the Lindau Guidelines and the other one on the topic of Climate Change. The social programme for the night is the Bavarian Evening. We are looking forward to seeing many participants in their traditional attires.

Quote of the Day

“I published this as an abstract as soon as possible because we were afraid that someone would get this patented. We didn’t want this patented! We wanted it in the public domain.”

Sir Martin J. Evans, Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2007, on his groundbreaking work on embryonic stem cells.

Impressions 29|6

Young Scientists enjoyed a Science Walk across Lindau Island in the best weather – perfect conditions for a chat with Nobel Laureate Randy W. Schekman.

Featured Blog Post

At #LINO23, Nobel Laureate Jacques Dubochet spoke about what it means to be a responsible scientist, while Harold Varmus presented his “Ten Axioms for a Life in Science.” Dive into the everyday life of a scientist by checking out the newest article on our blog.

Varmus during the Agora Talk on stage. In the foreground, a young scientist who asks a question

Fact of the Day

We recorded the scientific programme throughout the week and you can find it in our Mediatheque. At the moment, 32 videos have already been uploaded and after the meeting, the complete programme will be available. In case you might have missed something, this is a great opportunity to catch up. 

Thursday Tweets

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram and keep an eye out for #LINO23, e.g. on our social wall!

Today’s Highlight Session

The 2014 Physiology/Medicine Nobel Laureate Edvard I. Moser gave an amazing lecture on “Neural Networks for Navigation”:

Programme Preview: Friday

Time flies when it’s the best week of the year: Tomorrow will already mark the final day of the 72nd Nobel Laureate Meeting. Traditionally spent on Mainau Island, the Young Scientists can look forward to the following programme:

  • 7.45–10.30: Baden-Württemberg Boat Trip to Mainau Island
  • 11.00–12.30: Panel Discussion: Climate Change and Implications on Health
  • 12.30–13.00: Closing Ceremony
  • 13.00–16.00: Science Picnic
  • 16.30–19.00: Baden-Württemberg Boat Trip to Lindau

One more time tomorrow, we will update you on the final day of the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting with a daily recap. And don’t forget: The closing Panel Discussion will be accessible via livestream – make sure to join in for some final #LINO23 impressions, live from Mainau Island.

Markus Weyrich

Markus Weyrich is part of the communications team of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. He's currently studying Media and Communication at Technische Universität Ilmenau and joined the team for #LINO23.