Jeff Schatz Lesung "Postdoc"


Jeff Schatz reads from his novel 'Postdoc'

on June 23, Gottfried (Jeff) Schatz will come to the IMP to read from his new novel 'Postdoc' (in German). The event will start at 5.30 p.m. in the IMP Lecture Hall and is accompanied by a musical performance by his daughter Kamilla Schatz. Visitors will be able to purachse the book and have it signed right after the reading.

Jeff Schatz is an Austrian biochemist and an acclaimed scientist, best known for elucidating the biogenesis of mitochondria and for discovering a transmembrane protein transport system in cells. He is also an influential political figure - having served as president of Swiss Science and Technology Council - a charismatic speaker, talented musician and author.
After a number of science-based books (“Jeff’s View”, “A Matter of Wonder”…), 'Postdoc’ is his first novel.

Jeff Schatz also has a special relationship with the IMP and the Vienna Biocenter. He was head of the Search Committee for the first IMP-Director and also served in the Scientific Advisory Board of the newly founded institute.

‘Postdoc’ by Gottfried Schatz
June 23, 2015
5.30-7.00 p.m.
IMP Lecture Hall, 4th floor
Dr. Bohr-Gasse 7
1030 Vienna

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