Recognizing the Boundary Breakers
Identifying outstanding scientific talents & breakthrough research topics in the life sciences, and providing unique opportunities for collaboration in science
Recordings: Lectures & More
Here you can meet the boundary breaking scientists that are part of the our Science Network and learn about their cutting edge research. Go a bit further and you will find some intriguing answers to the question: Who Owns Science?
“Through our lecture series, we want to bring cutting-edge science to as many people as possible. You never know who wants to build on the brilliant research of our awardees”
Lars zur Mühlen, Program Lead for Boundary-Breaking Science Lecture Series
2022 Boundary-Breaking Science Lecture Series
Selected lectures from the 2021 winners of Bayer Foundation’s awards highlight the forefront of scientific research from across the globe.
Dr. Maria Zimmermann-Kogadeeva Group Leader, Genome Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Quantifying gut microbiota-drug-host metabolic interactions
Prof. Kai Johnsson Director of the Chemical Biology Department at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
Synthetic probes to spy on cells
2021 Boundary-Breaking Science Lecture Series
Selected lectures from the 2020 winners of Bayer Foundation’s awards highlight the forefront of scientific research from across the globe.
Prof. Ruth E. Ley, Director of Microbiome Science Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
The human gut microbiome:
ecology & evolution
Dr. Nico Franzmeier Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Using multimodal neuroimaging to understand Alzheimer’s disease progression
Who Owns Science?
Moderator: Theo Anagnostopoulos Co-Founder & General Manager of SciCo and a National Geographic Explorer
Who Owns Science?
Bayer Foundation presents at Berlin Science Week
We explore whether science really can include all of us and what is the role society in scientific practice? Can we build a constructive dialogue between science and society, and is equality in science important? We put these questions to three superstars, so tune in to hear what they have to say on this and a lot more
Sociologist, president of WZB Berlin Social Science Center and member of the G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC).
Scientist and academic, Junior Research Group Leader at Leibniz-Institut for Catalysis.
Bayer AG Head of Pharma Research & Development and lecturer of biotechnology at ETH Zurich.
2021 Bayer Foundation Awards Ceremony
2020 Bayer Foundation Awards Ceremony