Scientific symposium in homage to August Krogh

Scientific symposium in homage to August Krogh

The symposium is held in celebration of 100 years since the publication of "7 little devils" by August Krogh and 90 years since the award to August Krogh of the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.

The symposium will include sessions dealing with 3 of August Krogh's core fields:

  • Comparative Physiology / Membrane Transport
  • Capillary Physiology
  • Insulin / insulin action

See photos from the event here

August Krogh  1874 - 1949 Professor of Zoophysiology University of Copenhagen 1916-1945. Won the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 1920. 

 

More information

Erik Hviid Larsen, Department of Biology Ylva Hellsten, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences Jørgen FP Wojtaszewski, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences

Download program for August Krogh Symposium 2010 (pdf, 71,8 KB)

The symposium is sponsored by Novo Nordisk Foundation, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Carlsberg Foundation og Acta Physiologica