Chica and Heinz Schaller Memorial Conference
June 20 & 21, 2024

The Foundation would like to honor the vision and legacy of Chica and Heinz Schaller at the upcoming anniversary and celebrate outstanding science by bringing together top-notch scientists in the fields of virology and neuroscience.

The conference will provide networking opportunities, enabling participants to connect with peers, envision partnerships, sparking many fascinating conversations and collaboration in order to catalyze inspiration in their future projects. By coming together, the Foundation would like to foster a vibrant community of scholars and contribute significantly to the advancement of knowledge and discovery in biomedical research in the spirit of Chica and Heinz Schaller.

We are pleased to announce the following outstanding scientists among the speakers:

Prof. Adriano Aguzzi
Institute of Neuropathology, University of Zürich, Switzerland

Prof. David Attwell
Division of Biosciences, University College London, UK

Prof. Roberto Cattaneo
Department of Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Prof. Michael Brecht
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin – Institute for Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Kerstin Göpfrich
Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

Prof. Wieland Huttner
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

Prof. Stefan Offermanns
Department of Pharmacology, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany

Prof. Ulrike Protzer
Institute of Virology, Technical University of Munich/Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany

Prof. Jochen G. Salfeld
Vice President Virology Discovery Research & AbbVie R&D Cures Office, Worcester, USA

Prof. Silke Stertz
Institute of Medical Virology, University of Zürich, Switzerland

We hope to see you there!