Dr. Dominic Ochwang’i attended the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting at Lake Constance, Bavaria Germany from 24 to 29 June, 2018.
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Fri, 2018-06-29 15:14
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Dr. Dominic Ochwang’i attended the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting at Lake Constance, Bavaria Germany from 24 to 29 June, 2018.

Dr.Ochwang’i Dominic Omosa, PhD who is a lecturer in the Department of Veterinary

Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and

Veterinary Sciences attended the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting at Lake Constance, Germany from 24 to 29 June, 2018. This meeting brings together Nobel Prize winners in Physiology and Medicine who mentor young scientists and also share their scientific journey to Stockholm. A total of 600 outstanding students, doctoral candidates and post-docs under the age of 35 attended this year’s meeting.43 Nobel Laureates – more than ever before at a medicine meeting – took part with participants from 84 countries of origin. This is the first time a young scientist from the University of Nairobi has been selected to attend this meeting. Dr.Ochwang’i now joins a very prestigious elite group of the Lindau Nobel Laureate alumni with an extensive scientific network worldwide. The Nobel Laureates in Medicine and Physioogy in attendance included: Robert Huber, Kurt Wuthrich, Louis J. Ignarro, Eda E. Yonath, Harmut Michel, Eric Betzig, Randy Schekman, Bert Sakmann, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Dan Shechtman, Erwin Neher, Yoshinori Ohsumi, Martin Chalfie, Sir.Tim Hunt, Aoron Ciechanover, Michael W. Young, Thomas A. Steitz, Avram Hershko, Peter Agre, Asteven Chu, Peter C.Doherty, Joachim Frank, Hanold E.Varmus, J. Michael Bishop, Tomas Lindahl, Sir. Richards Roberts, Sir. John Walker, Bruce Beutler, Ferid Murad, Jules A. Hoffman, J. Robin Warren, Hard Zur Hausen, Walter Gilbert,  Torsen N. Wielsel and Michael Levitt.

Dominic with Nobel Laureate Michael Rosbash (left) who is the latest on the block awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. A pose with the President of the Council of Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings; Countess Bettina Bernadotte (right)

Science walk with Nobel laureate Sir Tim Hunt who was awarded for discovering of protein molecules that control the division of cells. In particular, Hunt discovered cyclin: a protein in fertilised sea urchin eggs which cyclically aggregates and is depleted during cell division cycles.

With Nobel Laureate Ferid Murad a pharmacologist who won the prize for work on cyclic GMP as a signaling molecule in cardiovascular system.

With Nobel Laureate Hard Zur Hausen, Head of German cancer research center, Heidelberg. He is currently working on Human Papilloma virus vaccine in relation to cervical cancer.

At the morning breakfast discussion on gene modification dialogue with Sir Tim Hunt and Nobel Laureate Sir. Richard Roberts

 

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Sun, 2028-07-09 15:14