Foreign body

The boundaries of the human body are shifting: micro- and nanobots enable direct, invasive treatment of diseased cells. Mini-brains, organoids and organ chips open up organs and their functions for medical tests and experiments.
Are we embracing foreign bodies or alienating the human body?

Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Rajewsky, systems biologist and theoretical physicist, Scientific Director of the Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB)
Prof. Dr. Ute Schepers, member of staff at the Institute for Functional Interfaces, KIT Karlsruhe
Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt, Professor for Material Systems of Nanoelectronics, TU Chemnitz and Director of the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden

Moderation: Dr. Christina Berndt (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

In the context of the International Science Festival - Geist Heidelberg.

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Date: 20.10.2021

Time: 20:00


Mini brains, nanotechnology and organ chips

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Geist Heidelberg In dialogue

Prices plus fees
Regular 11,90 €
Reduced 9,90 €
Member 6,90 €