Chaim Weizmann Lectureship
Chaim Weizmann Lectureship is founded at end of 2009 with the idea to promote chemistry and the standpoint of the Department of Chemistry in Fribourg. It consists of inviting a well-known personality from the area of Chemistry for a lecture to Fribourg for ca. 2-5 days. The guest speaker will have the opportunity to discuss with members of the University community and to visit Fribourg and its region. Furthermore, the Lecturer will receive his or her nomination as Fribourg Chaim Weizmann Lecturer during a gala event. The lectureship is sponsored.
Prof. Erwin Neher
Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology/ Medicine
"Modulation of short-term plasticity at a glutamatergic synapse: Rewiring of our brain at short timescales"