The Thinking Institute at the University of Vigo

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 second edition will take place on June 7th, 8th and 9th, 2023, 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: Edificio Miralles, Sala 1 (Campus universitario de Vigo)

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The Thinking Institute at the University of Vigo, Second Edition

Preliminary program:

15:30 – 15:45

Rector of the University of Vigo

15:45 – 16:00
Introduction to CINBIO


16:00 – 16-30
Catherine Murphy

“Digging in the dirt: Organic ligands on gold nanocrystal surfaces”

16:30 – 17:00
Sara Núñez-Sánchez

“Exploring new horizons in all-organic photonics inspired by quantum biology”

17:00 – 17:30
Open discussion (with coffe/drinks)
17:30 – 18:00
Nicholas Kotov

"Chirality Continuum in Nanostructures"

18:00 – 18:30
Maurizio Prato

“Quantasome Nanoparticles for Artificial Photosynthesis”

18:30 – 19:30
Open discussion (with coffee/drinks)