Women in Research at #LINO18: Edith Phalane from South Africa

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research at #LINO18: Edith Phalane from South Africa

Interview series with #LINO18 young scientists


Nature Outlook 2014: Medical Research Masterclass (from Lindau)

Nature once again has published a special supplement on occasion of the Lindau Meeting – this time taking you on a trip to the frontiers of medical research.

Christian Schumacher

New Film Series “A Picture of Health”

The trailer of the 2014 Nature Video film series and the film “HIV in hiding” are out now!

Stephanie Hanel

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi’s Fight Against AIDS

Why HIV research always has a political dimension and why a renowned researcher can also be an international political activist.

Yasin Emanee

The HIV-Pandemic and Scientific Persistance – Barré-Sinoussi

AIDS today is a pandemic of unprecedented proportion.


Daily Recap: 1 July, 2014

In our Daily Recap we take a look back on 1 July, 2014, third day of the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

Stephanie Hanel

Virtueller Besuch am Institut Pasteur in Paris

Rundgang durch das Labor von „Scientist Activist“ Francoise Barré-Sinoussi


Jonathan Carlson tries to understand how HIV adapts when it is attacked

Yesterday’s opening ceremony was concluded with a panel session that featured Bill Gates, Nobel laureate Ada Yonath, Sandra Chisamba and Jonathan Carlson. Together they discussed how we should deal with threats to global health, such as HIV and malaria, and how young scientists could be stimulated to research these important, but relatively neglected topics. Jonathan Carlson was […]

Christine Ottery

Laying down the global health gauntlet

The panel on global health at the opening ceremony of the 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau well and truly laid the gauntlet down to young researchers from around the world. On the panel was: Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Ada Yonath, Noble Laureate in […]

Lou Woodley

An Interview with Francoise Barré-Sinoussi

Francoise  Barré-Sinoussi won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2008 for her role in the discovery of HIV. As she detailed in her plenary lecture on Monday 28th June, she considers a combined approach of mainly Western-led lab-based research and locally based education and treatment centres in developing countries as crucial for the control of […]

Martin Fenner

100 years infection and cancer

There are many reasons to get excited in anticipation of this year’s Lindau Nobel meeting that is now less than two weeks away. One aspect of the meeting I personally enjoy is the appreciation for the historical perspective of science. One recurring theme of many Nobel laureates in Medicine or Physiology during the last 50 […]