Dr. Frank Trixler leads a research group at Technische Universität and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany. His research is on molecular self-assembly and prebiotic chemistry on mineral surfaces. He also runs a science outreach lab at Deutsches Museum.
In this, my second blog on Origins 2011 in Montpellier, France, a conference dedicated to the interdisciplinary research on the origins of life, I aim to provide my impression of the second half of the conference.
The Origins 2011 conference, which took place last week in Montpellier, France, was dedicated to the origins of life and its occurrence in the universe. At this meeting, scientists from very different disciplines came together to share their ideas.