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IV. Quarter 2017

Successful ‘Research in Germany’ Booth at AGU 2017 in New Orleans

(20.12.17) Between 11 and 15 December 2017, the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the DAAD and the DFG together with 18 geoscience research institutions exhibited at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in New Orleans, USA. The attractive and diverse joint booth welcomed a steady stream of visitors, especially during the short talk given by Bonn-based meteorologist Insa Thiele-Eich on ‘How to Become an Astronaut’, part of the Research in Germany Career Event. The DFG Leibniz Lecture delivered by Leibniz Prize recipient Gerald Haug on ‘Climate Dynamics and Civilizations’ and the German Social that followed also attracted record numbers of attendees.

“Research in Germany” at the AGU 2017 in New Orleans

(29.11.17) At this year’s Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the “Research in Germany” initiative will once more have a large scale and diverse presence. At the joint information booth, numerous institutions will provide information about research, funding and career opportunities in German geosciences and environmental sciences. Informative and entertaining special events as well as a DFG Leibniz Lecture and a German Social invite you to network and exchange ideas.

Logo: Research in Germany at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

The “Research in Germany” booth at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

(11/27/17) Washington, DC was host to over 30,000 neuroscientists from across the globe attending the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience from November 11-15, 2017. Staff at the joint “Neuroscience in Germany” booth included numerous representatives of institutions like the German Clusters of Excellence in Neuroscience, the German Graduate Schools for Neuroscience, the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin, the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH), the Max-Planck-Society as well as the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) in New York. Participants of the “Research in Germany” initiative included the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Logo: Research in Germany at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

Research in Germany at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

(24.10.17) Washington, DC, November 12-15. The “Research in Germany” initiative will once again participate in the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), the largest international conference in neuroscience, and exhibit as part of a large joint booth titled “Neuroscience in Germany”.


 

III. Quarter 2017

”Research in Germany“ at the European Society for Evolutionary Biology Congress

From August 20 to 25, the “Research in Germany“ initiative will be participating at the congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), exhibiting with an information booth and hosting a Science Lunch for the first time. The 26th congress of the ESEB, one of the largest international meetings in the field of evolutionary biology, will take place in Groningen, the Netherlands.


 

II. Quarter 2017

“Research in Germany” promotes career paths and research opportunities in Germany at ASM Microbe 2017

(06/27/17) The “Research in Germany” initiative participated for the second time in the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) General Meeting, ASM Microbe 2017, held from June 01-05 in New Orleans. The joint meeting with the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) boasts over 500 session, more than 575 speakers and over 8,000 attendees at the Ernest Morial Convention Center along the Mississippi River Delta.

„Research in Germany“ at the National Fall Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS)

(01.06.17) Once again, the “Research in Germany” initiative will be participating at the Exposition of the ACS Fall Meeting. Members of major German research funding institutions and the German Chemical Society will appear jointly at the “Research in Germany” booth to inform visitors about research and funding opportunities in Germany. Furthermore, they will be accompanied by representatives of outstanding German research institutions in the field of chemistry.

“Research in Germany” to promote career paths and research opportunities in Germany at asm microbe 2017, the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology

Over 8,000 attendees will participate in this year’s general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (asm microbe 2017), making it the largest international meeting in the field of microbiology. The DFG will participate in the conference, which is being held from June 1-5 in New Orleans.“-Informationsstand an.

At the booth

„Research in Germany“ at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2017 in Chicago

(05/04/17) Over 13,000 life scientists gathered in Chicago from April 22 – 26 for the Experimental Biology 2017. The motto of this year´s meeting was “Transforming the Future through Science”. The North America Office of the DFG, together with the German Academic Exchange Service and the German Center for Research and Innovation New York, participated with a booth under the umbrella of the “Research in Germany” initiative.

View of the exhibitors’ hall / poster exhibition.

“Research in Germany” on first visit to the Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR Annual Meeting 2017) in Washington D.C., USA

(24.04.17) For the first time, the “Research in Germany” network in collaboration with the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) Heidelberg has been represented with an information booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Renowned researchers and representatives of German funding organizations as well as the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) were present at the booth in the exhibit hall. Additionally, a “Meet the Scientist” event gave participants further opportunity to discuss research and funding opportunities in Germany in the field of cancer research.


 

I. Quarter 2017

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) at the European Career Fair (ECF) in Boston

(03/24/17) Organizers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invited exhibitors from a number of European research landscapes such as France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany to Cambridge, Massachusetts, on February 25 for the 20th edition of the European Career Fair (ECF). Together with colleagues from DAAD and AvH, representatives from the DFG North America Office met with over 150 visitors at the Research in Germany booth and discussed opportunities for research stays in Germany including funding, cooperation, and mobility.

Spring time at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans

Joint presence of “Research in Germany” at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) 2017

(22.03.17) From 13 to 16 March 2017, a total of nine German research and research funding institutions presented a joint booth at the world's largest physics meeting, inspiring keen interest among the international community of experts with a broad range of information and advice on offer.

Cover Publication: Cancer Research

„Research in Germany" at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

(24.02.17) This year for the first time,”Research in Germany“ will participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), a meeting for cancer science and medicine worldwide. More than 14,000 attendees are expected to attend this year´s annual meeting. Renowned researchers and representatives of German funding organizations as well as the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) will be present at the booth in the exhibit hall. Additionally, a “Meet the Scientist” event held at the booth will give participants further opportunity to discuss research and funding opportunities in Germany in the field of cancer research.

Logo March Meeting of the American Physical Society 2017

"Research in Germany" at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society 2017

(21.02.17) For the third time, the "Research in Germany" initiative has teamed up with outstanding German research institutions to present the German research landscape in the field of physics. This year, a joint information booth and a career café will provide the opportunity to get detailed information on research and career opportunities in Germany.


 

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