28 October 2019

August Krogh on Tour through Denmark

Nobel Prize

In 2020 it is 100 years ago that August Krogh – one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century – was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery of the capillary motor regulating mechanism.

August KroghTo celebrate the 100th anniversary of August Krogh’s Nobel Prize the August Krogh Club – a network headed by researchers at Department of Biology and Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen - is planning August Krogh on Tour; a number of symposia, seminars and other events.

This is done in recognition of the enormous impact that August Krogh has had on the current excellent Danish physiological research environments.

August Krogh on Tour

August Krogh on Tour is an event series organized in collaboration between Aarhus University, University of Southern Denmark and University of Copenhagen.

Four prominent international speakers will present the state-of-the-art in research fields related to August Krogh's work on physiology. The speakers will travel through Denmark and present in both Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. August Krogh on Tour is supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

In Copenhagen, the first event will be: 11 November 2019, 15:15-17:00 at Københavns Professionshøjskole, Sigurdsgade 26, Copenhagen: “Systems analysis of Insulin and Exercise Actions in Muscle and Fat” with Professor David James from University of Sydney, Australia.


Copenhagen: Jens Frey Halling, jefh@nexs.ku.dk