Started in 2006, Molecular Frontiers operates as a non-profit organization, hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Its Scientific Advisory Board, a group of eminent scientists including many Nobel Prize laureates, represent expertise from a wide range of molecular science disciplines
Date: August 30-31, 2016
Venue: Gothenburg, Sweden
For the third time, a Molecular Frontiers Symposium was held at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.
About 200 high school students from Sweden and Denmark participated in the symposium
Lectures, in chronological order:
Links to video recording provided where available.
Thomas Bosch, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Protein damage control in aging and age-related diseases: Lessons from worms
Ellen Nollen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Thomas Nyström, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Tomas Lindahl, 2015 Nobel laurate in Chemistry, Sweden
Linda Partridge, Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London, United Kingdom
Leroy Hood, President, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, United States
Valter Longo, University of Southern California, United States
Eline Slagboom, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
From dying yeast to longevity drugs
Frank Madeo, University of Graz, Austria
Moderator: Mene Pangalos, Executive VP of AstraZeneca's Innovative Medicines and Early Development Biotech Unit.
Co-organizers: Chalmers University of Technology, through the Area of Advance Life Science Engineering, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and AstraZeneca.