The Thinking Institute at the University of Vigo

The Thinking Institute  aims to bring together scientists from around the world to discuss science with an open mind, so that new research directions may emerge from a multidisciplinary environment. Organized by Prof. Luis Liz-Marzán and supported by CINBIO, this first edition will take place on July 4th and 5th, 2022, with a splendid list of speakers. Attendance to lectures will be free but registration will be required. Students and researchers from CINBIO will have the opportunity to meet and discuss with the invited speakers, who will also meet privately for further joint thinking.

Confirmed speakers:


Participation is free but registration is needed. LOCATION: Salón de Actos, Edif. Ciencias Experimentais (Facultade de Ciencias do Mar)

Registration Form

The Thinking Institute at the University of Vigo, First Edition

Preliminary program:

15:30 – 15:40

Rector of the University of Vigo

15:40 – 16:00
Introduction to CINBIO

Miguel A. Correa-Duarte

16:00 – 16-30
Nicholas Kotov

“The Case for Diversity, Tolerance, and Complexity from the World of Nanoscale Chirality”

16:30 – 17:00
Verónica Salgueiriño

"Nanostructuring processes to tune the magnetic behavior of nanocrystals of transition metal oxides"

17:00 – 17:15
Coffee break
17:15 – 17:45
Maurizio Prato

“Carbon Nanodots: the missing link between the molecular and the nanoscale worlds”

17:45 – 18:15
Joerg Lahann

“Building Nanoparticles - One Protein at the Time”

18:15 – 19:00
Open discussion (with coffee/drinks)