SUNDAY, JUNE 26TH

08:00 - 16:00

Arrival and Registration at the Congress Hall (Inselhalle)

16:00 - 17:30

Opening of the meeting by the President Countess Sonja Bernadotte and the Mayor of Lindau Petra Meier to Bernd-Seidl. Welcoming addresses

MONDAY, JUNE 27TH

09:00 - 09:30

Lecture

Aaron Ciechanover
Why proteins have to die, so we shall live

09:30 - 11:00

Roundtable Discussion

Panel Discussion
Round Table Discussion: Evolution of Matter, Universe and Life (Prof. Werner Arber, Prof. Christian de Duve, Prof. Manfred Eigen, Prof. John B. Fenn, Prof. Masatoshi Koshiba, Prof. Rudolph Marcus and Prof. Martinus Veltman)

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Lecture

Robert Richardson
Examples of some Multi-Disciplinary Research

12:00 - 12:30

Lecture

Kurt Wüthrich
From Genome to Proteome-Impact on Biological and Biomedical Research

12:30 - 15:00

Break

13:45 - 15:00

Guided tour for participants with "student-ticket"; Meeting place Inselhalle

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Werner Arber
Molecular Mechanism of Biological Evolution

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Christian de Duve
Singularities in the Origin and Evolution of Life

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Ivar Giaever
A Biosensor using Living Cells

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Sir Aaron Klug
From the Laboratory to the Clinic: Towards Therapeutic Applications of Engineered Zinc Finger Protein

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Masatoshi Koshiba
The Neutrinos; what we Know about them and what they Tell us in Future

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Alan MacDiarmid
The World is Becoming Smaller

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Martinus Veltman
A Century of Particle Physics

19:00 - 23:30

Social get-together for all participants in the Inselhalle, discussions, dancing. The young researchers are invited for a buffet. Join all participants for a relaxed dinner, chat and dance with Laureates and student colleagues.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28TH

09:00 - 09:30

Lecture

David Gross
The Future of Physics

09:30 - 11:00

Roundtable Discussion

Panel Discussion
Round Table Discussion: Biology in the Post-Genomic Era (Prof. Günter Blobel, Prof. Sir Aaron Klug, Prof. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Prof. Hamilton O. Smith and Prof. Kurt Wüthrich; Chair: Prof. Hans Jörnvall and Prof. Helmut Sies)

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Lecture

Riccardo Giacconi
Basic and Applied Research

12:00 - 12:30

Lecture

Sir Peter Mansfield
Real-Time MRI: Echo-Planar Imaging

12:30 - 13:00

Lecture

Manfred Eigen
What is Life - Now?

13:00 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Richard Ernst
Academic Opportunities for Conceiving and Shaping our Future

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Robert Huber
Immunreceptors-Antibody Interactions, a Structural Basis

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Kary Mullis
Altermune: Chemically Programmable Immunity

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Douglas Osheroff
Global Warming and The Energy Prospects for the Future

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Norman Ramsey
Contributing to other Sciences by Lucky Accidents

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Hamilton Smith
Towards Constructing a Minimal Synthetic Organism

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Eric Wieschaus
Are there Common Genetic Principles that Govern Embryonic Development of all Organisms?

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29TH

09:00 - 09:30

Lecture

Frank Wilczek
The Universe is a Strange Place

09:30 - 11:00

Roundtable Discussion

Panel Discussion
Round Table Discussion: Energy Shortfall and Global Warming (Prof. Nicolaas Bloembergen, Prof. Paul Crutzen, Prof. David Gross, Prof. Sir Harold Kroto and Prof. Sherwood F. Rowland;Chair: Prof. Astrid Gräslund and Prof. Wolfgang Lubitz)

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Lecture

Günter Blobel
Transport into the Nucleus

12:00 - 12:30

Lecture

Sir Harold Kroto
2010 - a Nanospace Odyssey

12:30 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Paul Crutzen
Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Robert Curl Jr.
The Strange Chemistry of Elemental Carbon

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Yuan Lee
Dynamics of Molecular Dissociation

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

William Lipscomb
Molecular Dynamics in Yeast Chorismate Mutase

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Richard Roberts
The Genomics of Restriction and Modification

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

F. Sherwood Rowland
The changing Atmosphere (Greenhouse Gases, Global Warming and Climate Change)

20:00 - 21:30

Special Concert in the City Theater

THURSDAY, JUNE 30TH

09:00 - 09:30

Lecture

Peter Agre
Aquaporin Water Channels: From Atomic Structure to Clinical Medicine

09:30 - 10:00

Lecture

Paul Lauterbur
From Molecules to Mice to Men and back again

10:00 - 10:30

Lecture

Marshall Nirenberg
The Initial Strategy for Constructing Part of the Nervous System of Drosophila

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 11:30

Lecture

Roderick MacKinnon
Ion Channels: Life's Electronic Hardware

11:30 - 12:00

Lecture

Walter Kohn
Nearsightedness of Electronic Structure

12:00 - 12:30

Lecture

Klaus von Klitzing
Einstein's Nobel Prize and Modern Nanoelectronics

12:30 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Alan Heeger
Conjugated Polymers as Light Harvesting Materials for Biosensors: Forster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) and the "FRET Gate"

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Brian Josephson
The relationship between physics and biology

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Jerome Karle
Kernel Energy Method for Quantum Cristallography

15:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Charles Townes
How the Laser Happened - Sociology of Scientific Developments

FRIDAY, JULY 1ST

08:00 - 18:00

Boat-Trip to the Isle of Mainau for Laureates and students. Welcome by Countess Sonja Bernadotte and visit to the park. At 12.00 o'clock noon farewell ceremony and conclusion of the meeting at the castle by Countess Sonja Bernadotte.