Organized by the Instituto de Investigación en Biomedicina de Buenos Aires (IBioBA), partner of the Max Planck Society in Argentina, the fourth edition of the Frontiers in Bioscience Symposium will be held from Wednesday, September 13 to Friday, September 15 at the Centro Cultural de la Ciencia (C3) in Palermo, CABA.

This joint conference begins in two days, with the participation of more than 20 scientists from the Max Planck Society of Germany, together with the Nobel Prize winner Erwin Neher, and renowned researchers from Argentinean research centres.

There will be presentations on current topics in the field of Biosciences such as Neurosciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Translational Medicine, Structural Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Plant Biology and Ecology.


Erwin Neher – Nobel Laureate in Medicine 1991

Asifa Akhtar – Vice-President of the Max Planck Society

Alejandra Ventura, Alejandro Vila, Amy Austin, Andrés Garelli, Antonia Marin-Burgin, Benjamin Kaupp, Christian Griesinger, Damián Refojo, David Fitzpatrick, Elena Conti, Elisabeth Binder, Esteban Vöhringer-Martinez, Gabriela Pagnussat, Holger Stark, Jens Brüning, Jochen Rink, Jorge Casal, Kevin Briggman, Lucas Garibaldi, Luciana Balboa, Manfred Gahr, Marcelo Yanovsky, Marina Rodnina, Moritz Helmstaedter, Nicole Dubilier, Nils Brose, Noelia Weisstaub, Regine Kahmann, Rüdiger Klein, Sara Wickstrom, Stefan Kaufmann, Stefan Raunser, Vanesa Gottifredi, Wolf Singer.


The Symposium will have poster sessions to present ongoing research.

Postgraduate academic and outreach scientific activity of the Instituto de Investigación en Biomedicina de Buenos Aires – CONICET – Partner Institute of the Max Planck Society, in the frame of the FOCEM – Mercosur Biomedicine Project.

Scientific coordination: Eduardo Arzt y Herbert Jäckle.