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A brief interview with one of the young researchers attending the Lindau Nobel conference – Fenja Schoepke of RWTH Aachen, Germany.

Friday was a special day at the Lindau Nobel conference. The official program was over but, instead of letting us all go home, the organizers did something better – a day trip on a boat to the island of Mainau where, while still under the influence of the proceedings, the participants had a chance to…

A brief interview with one of the young people attending the Lindau Nobel conference – Anna-Maria Huber from the Lindau high school:

Thursday morning was the Biofluorescence morning, with lectures by the three most recent Nobelists who received their prize for the discovery and first uses of the Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) and its derivatives that glow in other colors. It’s hard to think of an animal that is as non-model in the lab as jellyfish and…

A brief interview with one of the young researchers attending the Lindau Nobel conference – Matthew Siebert of the University of California, Davis, USA:

It’s a beautiful place:

Lindau blogger meetup

There are a bunch of bloggers here at Lindau, wearing Press badges, going to Press meetings and generally behaving like Press. Apart from PZ and myself, most of them are German sciencebloggers who are posting their interviews and dispatches on the Lindaunobel blog on Scienceblogs.de (you can filter only English-language posts here) as well as…

PZ was sleepy this morning, but he was a diligent blogger – he sat through each and every talk this morning and wrote about them all in two posts. Knowing myself (and my ADHD) I did some cherry-picking. I skipped the heavy-duty chemistry lectures that I was bound not to understand, and went to only…

Today was a busy day. I was somewhat surprised at how shy people are of the little Flip camera – so much worry about the future career prospects if one does something seemingly ‘unprofessional’ like say a couple of words about one’s research for the Lindau YouTube channel and my blog. But see the two…

A brief interview with one of the young researchers attending the Lindau Nobel conference – Corinna Reisinger from Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung