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Leibniz Lecture jointly organised by DFG and IIT Delhi

21.11.2018 - Press release

German Research Foundation (DFG) and IIT Delhi jointly organized a very interactive Leibniz Lecture on 19th November. The Lecture was given by Prof. Dr Joachim Spatz who in 2017 received the Leibniz Award, Germany’s most prestigious scientific award.

Prof. Spatz explained his approach regarding ‘Sequential Bottom-Up Assembly of synthetic cells’
Prof. Spatz explained his approach regarding ‘Sequential Bottom-Up Assembly of synthetic cells’© DFG India
Prof. Dr Joachim Spatz
Prof. Dr Joachim Spatz© DFG India

In his lecture Prof. Spatz explained his approach regarding ‘Sequential Bottom-Up Assembly of synthetic cells’. Put simply, his research is about how to create life from matter.

Stephan Lanzinger, Head of Science & Technology Department, German Embassy, gave a welcome address
Stephan Lanzinger, Head of Science & Technology Department, German Embassy, gave a welcome address© DFG India

Stephan Lanzinger, Head of the Science and Technology at the German Embassy gave a welcome address. “Cooperation between Germany and India is excellent, particularly in the field of science”, he said referring to the following examples: there are more than 400 partnerships between German and Indian Universities and more than 17,500 Indian students studying in Germany, a figure that has doubled in only five years.

Prof. Spatz is the Director at the Department of Cellular

The lecture was jointly organised by DFG & IIT Delhi
The lecture was jointly organised by DFG & IIT Delhi© DFG India

Biophysics at Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg.

The lecture took place at IIT Delhi’s Seminar Hall. It was very well received by students and research scholars and made way for an intensive Q&A session.

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