RWTH Student Julia Czech to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings


RWTH student Julia Czech has been selected to participate in the 68th Nobel Laureates Meetings in Lindau. She had been nominated by her doctoral supervisor, Professor Steffen Koschmieder, to represent the University.

The 27-year old student was born in Aachen and completed her university entrance qualification at Einhard Gymnasium. Before enrolling in the Human Medicine course of study at RWTH, she spent a year abroad in the US as an au pair. In 2012, she was awarded a place on the Dean’s List for her academic achievements; in 2014, she received a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.

Since 2016, she has been writing her doctoral dissertation, titled Interferon-alpha Treatment in Classical Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, at the Clinic for Oncology, Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation of Uniklinik RWTH Aachen. Currently, she is completing her practical training year at the University of Utah.

More than 130 academies, universities and foundations had had nominated suitable candidates for the event. Now 600 early-career researchers – students, doctoral candidates and postdocs – will attend the Nobel Laureate Meetings between July 24 and 29 in Lindau. They will have the opportunity to discuss with 43 Nobel laureates and to network among each other. This year’s meetings have a focus on physiology and medicine.

Source: Press and Communications