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Courses & Workshops  


EMBO offers the largest number of life science events in Europe. EMBO Courses & Workshops funds approximately 80 events attracting more than 8,000 participants every year.


Funding is available to organize conferencesworkshops, lecture coursesEMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses, Global Exchange Lecture Courses and practical courses, as well as for keynote lectures. Travel grants support the attendance of participants from countries with less-developed scientific infrastructures. EMBO assists the organizer with the design of a poster, set-up of a website and registration system, and with promotion of the event.


The consistent high quality and novelty of EMBO Courses & Workshops is ensured through a committee of EMBO Members, which selects the events that EMBO funds. Dedicated scientific organizers guarantee the long-term success of the programme to share research results and train scientists at all career stages.  


1 March and 1 August for conferences, workshops, practical courses, lecture courses and Global Exchange lecture courses planned for the following year.


1 March for EMBO | FEBS lecture courses planned for the following year.


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Gerlind Wallon
Programme Manager
 T. +49 6221 8891 112


Luis Valente

Luis Valente
Deputy Head, EMBO Courses and Workshops
T. + 49 6221 8891 562


Joy Akinyi

Joy Akinyi
T. + 49 6221 8891 105


Stephen Pewter

Stephen Pewter
Digital Communications Officer
T. + 49 6221 8891 103


Igor Jukic

Igor Jukic
Web & Graphic Designer
T. + 49 6221 8891 131