Scientific Programme of the 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates Live on the Internet




    Lectures and Podium Discussions at www.lindau-nobel.de

    LINDAU, GERMANY, June 25 /CNW/ - Science of the highest degree for
everyone: Lectures presented by the Laureates at the 57th Meeting of Nobel
Laureates, together with their podium discussions, will be broadcast live at
www.lindau-nobel.de from July 2nd. The Meeting will be taking place from July
1st-6th, 2007 in Lindau and is devoted to Laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
18 Nobel Prize holders will be coming together with 560 young scientists of
tomorrow from 63 countries.

    The programme features lectures by Laureates on topics like "Why I love
microbes" (Richard Roberts, Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine 1993), "The
Cell Cycle and Cancer" (Sir Timothy Hunt, Physiologie oder Medizin 2001) and
"Why do we not have a vaccine against TB or HIV (yet)?" (Rolf Zinkernagel,
Physiology or Medicine 1996). Two podium discussions from the 57th Meeting of
Nobel Laureates will also be broadcast: "Basic Science in Molecular Medicine"
(CEST/Tuesday, July 3rd at 10.50 am) and "Medical Sciences and Society"
(CEST/Thursday, July 4th, 11.30 am).

    Thanks to the support given by the International Lake Constance
Conference (IBK) and the Free State of Bavaria, viewers from all around the
world with an interest in science will be able to "attend" the Lindau dialogue
24 hours a day and with unrestricted access. The broadcasts will give
incomparable insights into the lectures on research as they happen and the
work carried out by the Nobel Laureates. All the contents will remain on the
Web site after the live streaming and, together with contributions from
previous Meetings, will form part of a globally unique database of scientific
excellence.

    The annual Meetings of Nobel Laureates in Lindau are organised by the
Council for the Meetings of Nobel Laureates in Lindau under the presidency of
Countess Sonja Bernadotte (Isle of Mainau). The Foundation Lindau
Nobelprizewinners Meetings at Lake Constance, whose Founders' Assembly
includes 169 Nobel Laureates, supports the Meetings. The natural-scientific
Meetings of Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and in
Physics have been held since 1951. Since 2004, the holders of the Bank of
Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, have also held
biannual meetings on Lake Constance.

    Lectures and panel discussion of the 57th Nobel Laureate Meeting at
www.lindau-nobel.de starting Monday, July 2nd:

    All times CEST.

    Monday, July 2nd 2007

    09:40 am - Ferid Murad, Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine 1998 "Nitric
oxide as a messenger molecule and its role in drug development"

    Tuesday, July 3rd 2007

    09:00 am - Sir Timothy Hunt, Physiology or Medicine 2001 "The cell cycle
and cancer"

    09:40 am - Edmond Fischer, Physiology or Medicine 1992 "Protein crosstalk
in cell signaling"

    10:50 am - Panel Discussion: Basic science in molecular medicine Profs.
Blobel, Hartwell, Hunt, Mello

    Wednesday, July 4th 2007

    09:40 am - Avram Hershko, Chemistry 2004 "The ubiquitin system and its
roles in the control of cell division"

    10:50 am - Werner Arber, Physiology or Medicine 1978 "Darwinian evolution
as understood by scientists of the 21st century"

    12:10 pm - Robert Huber, Chemistry 1988 "Proteolysis and its regulation,
a molecular basis"

    Thursday, July 5th

    09:00 am - Richard Roberts, Physiology or Medicine 1993 "Why I love
microbes"

    09:40 am - Aaron Ciechanover, Chemistry 2004 "On the dynamics of our
proteins: from basic mechanisms and onto the patient bed"

    10:50 am - Rolf Zinkernagel, Physiology or Medicine 1996 ,,Why do we not
have a vaccine against TB or HIV (yet)

    11:30 am - Panel Discussion: Medical sciences and society Profs. Fischer,
Hershko, Murad, Neher, Roberts




For further information:

For further information: Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
Executive Secretariat/ Communication and Organisation Christian Rapp, + 49 -
8382 - 2773115 christian.rapp@lindau-nobel.de

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