Nansen Neuroscience Lecture 2021

The Nansen Neuroscience Lecture 2021 will be given at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters on Monday 11 Oct noon by
Stefan Offermanns:
“Current advances in G-protein coupled receptors – novel ligands and functions in body and brain disease”
G-protein mediated signalling and G-protein-coupled receptors are central in the regulation of the function of all cells.
They are major drug targets for fighting diseases.
The lecture will give an overview and present the latest advances in the field.

Professor Dr Stefan Offermanns is the Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Department of Pharmacology, Bad Nauheim, Germany (​)

11:30: Coffee and refreshments – Find seats (COVID-19 restrictions, minmum 1 m distance)
12:00: Opening by Hans Petter Graver, President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
12:03: Introduction by Linda Hildegard Bergersen, University of Oslo
12:06: Lecture by Stefan Offermanns, Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
12:46: Discussion and questions from the audience, moderator Jon Storm-Mathisen, University of Oslo
13:00: Coffee and refreshments – Informal discussions

Free admission, registration required.
Full informaton and registration at the DNVA web site:

The Nansen Neuroscience Lectures (NNLs) are organized in conjunction with Fridtjof Nansen’s birthday to honour his fundamental contribution to neuroscience, and since 10.10.2010 they are part of the Academy’s Nansen-celebration.
The NNLs are given by speakers selected from the top tier of science research.
Organizers: Linda H. Bergersen and Jon Storm-Mathisen in cooperation with the University of Oslo, the Nansen Neuroscience Network (NNN), and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (DNVA).