The 3rd Annual QBM Student Retreat takes place at VIU, San Servolo, Venice, Italy in August 2017.

The event is organized by QBM students Stefano Ceolin (Gaul Group) – Isabella Krämer (Frey Group) – Victor Solis Mezarino (Herzog Group) – Madlin Schenk (Klein Group) – Sophie Tritschler (Theis Group) – Lina Wendeler (Klein Group) (alphabetical order).

The keynote speakers  are Dr. Ido Amit (Weizmann Institute), Prof. Hagan Bayley (University of Oxford), Dr. Martin Beck (EMBL, Heidelberg), Assc. Prof. Scott C. Blanchard (Weill Cornell Medical College), Prof. Cees Dekker (Delft University of Technology),  Dr. Tobias Erb (MPI, Marburg), Prof. Judith Frydman (Stanford University), Prof. Sui Huang (Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle), Prof. Tony Hyman (MPI, Dresden), Prof. Christine Keating (Penn State University), Prof. Daniel R. Larson (NIH-NCI).

The 2nd Annual QBM Student Retreat took place at Convent St. Josef, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz in November 2016.

The event was organized by QBM students Christian Albig (Becker Group) – Alena Khmelinskaia (Schwille Group) – Laia Pascual Ponce (Hopfner Group) – Beatrice Ramm (Schwille Group) – Vicente Yepez (Gagneur Group) (alphabetical order) and hosted Prof. Gene Myers (MPI-CBG, Dresden) and Dr. Carsten Grashoff (MPI-Biochemistry, Martinsried) as keynote speakers.


The 1st Annual QBM Student Retreat took place at Convent Frauenwörth, Fraueninsel, Chiemsee, in September 2015.

The event was organized by QBM students Fabian Fröhlich (Theis Group) – Mari Heininen-Brown (Wolf Group) – Linda Krause (Theis Group) – Andrea Lukacs (Imhof Group) (alphabetical order), and hosted Chase P. Broedersz (LMU – Faculty of Physics) and Veit Hornung (LMU – Gene Center) as keynote speakers.