Graduation Ceremony 2019



You are cordially invited to the next Graduation Ceremony at IST Austria, taking place on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 5:00pm.

We will be celebrating the graduation of:

Daniel Capek (Heisenberg Group), Matthew Case (Shigemoto Group), Hannes Watzinger (Katsaros Group), Johannes Alt (Erdös Group), Igor Gridchyn (Csicsvari Group), Catherine McKenzie (Janovjak Group), Lada Vukusic (Katsaros Group), Magdalena Steinrück (Guet Group), Vera Belyaeva (Siekhaus Group), Thomas Moser (Seiringer Group), Hamza  Abusala (Pietrzak Group), Alexander Zimin (Lampert Group), Susanne Laukoter (Hippenmeyer Group), Marta Lukacisinova (Bollenbach Group), Madhumitha  Narasimhan (Friml Group), Roshan Prizak (Tkačik Group), Claudia  Igler (Guet Group), Barbara Casillas Perez (Cremer Group), Dominik  Schröder (Erdös Group), Sarah Cepeda Humerez (Tkacik Group), Katarina Valoskova (Siekhaus Group), Martin Lukacisin (Bollenbach Group), Claudia Espinoza Martinez (Jonas Group)

This year’s keynote speaker will be Thomas J. Silhavy , Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. Lada Vukusic will give a speech as representative of the 2019 graduates. During the ceremony, the winner of this year’s Outstanding PhD Thesis Award will be announced as well.

The ceremony’s official part will end at approx. 18:30 and will be followed by a champagne reception in the foyer.

A pdf version of the invitation can be downloaded here.

Please come and celebrate with our latest graduates. We are looking forward to seeing many of you on July 9th!

Preliminary program

(download pdf version here)

5:00pm Musical opening
Welcome by Nick Barton, Dean
Keynote speech by Thomas J. Silhavy, Princeton University
Graduation Ceremony on stage
Outstanding PhD thesis award 2019
Commencement speech by Lada Vukusic, representative of 2019 graduates
Musical closing
6:30 Champagne reception (Foyer )
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