UW–Madison Students to Attend 2015 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates
UW–Madison graduate students Julia Nepper and Kevin Heylman will be traveling to Lindau, Germany this summer to participate in discussions with the Nobel Laureates, as well as with other graduate students and junior researchers from around the world.
Since 1951, Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics, and physiology/medicine convene annually in Lindau to have open and informal meetings with students and young researchers. Laureates lecture on the topic of their choice in the mornings and participate in less formal, small-group discussions with the students in the afternoons and some evenings. In addition to this valuable interaction, the participants enjoy the picturesque island city of Lindau. This medieval city—rich in central European culture—is located at the eastern end of Lake Constance, just north of the Swiss Alps, at the common border of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Students and young researchers are nominated and selected by several sponsoring agencies and organizations.