Press releases 2011
EMBO awards Installation Grants to seven talented researchers
Heidelberg, 5 December 2011 – EMBO today announces the selection of seven scientists as recipients of the 2011 EMBO Installation Grants. The grants will assist the scientists to relocate and set up laboratories in the Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia and Turkey.
22 young researchers join the EMBO 2011 Young Investigator Programme
Heidelberg, Germany, 7 November 2011 – EMBO today acknowledges the work of 22 young European scientists selected for excellence in research to join the Young Investigator Programme.
46 outstanding life scientists elected to EMBO membership
Heidelberg, Germany, 20 October 2011 – EMBO today acknowledges the outstanding scientific contribution of 46 life scientists from 14 countries by awarding them life-long EMBO membership.
Scientists in Singapore and Europe to collaborate
EMBO, EMBC and Singapore sign cooperation agreement
HEIDELBERG, 13 October 2011 – Scientists in Singapore and Europe will have new avenues for scientific interaction, following a cooperation agreement between EMBO, its intergovernmental funding body, EMBC, and the government of Singapore. The agreement will allow Singapore scientists to participate in EMBO training programmes and activities. It also means that EMBO workshops and lectures can take place in Singapore. This is the first cooperation agreement of its kind between EMBO, EMBC and Singapore.
Ties between scientists in South Africa and Europe to strengthen
EMBO, EMBC and South African government sign agreement
HEIDELBERG, 22 September 2011 – Scientists in South Africa will access the latest in European life sciences thinking and research following a cooperation agreement between EMBO, its intergovernmental funding body, EMBC, and the government of South Africa. The agreement will allow South African scientists to participate in EMBO programmes and activities. It also means that certain EMBO activities will take place in South Africa.
Susan Lindquist and Giacomo Rizzolatti to speak at The EMBO Meeting 2011
HEIDELBERG, Germany, 17 May 2011 – More than 120 leading researchers from across the molecular life sciences will speak at The EMBO Meeting 2011 – the third annual life sciences conference to be organized by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and held in Vienna from 10-13 September 2011.
EMBO Gold Medal 2011 awarded to Simon Boulton
Groundbreaking research on DNA repair, genome integrity and cancer
HEIDELBERG, Germany, 20 April 2011 – The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) today announced Simon Boulton of Cancer Research UK’s London Research Institute, Clare Hall Laboratories as the winner of the 2011 EMBO Gold Medal. Awarded annually, the EMBO Gold Medal recognizes the outstanding contributions of young researchers in the molecular life sciences.
2011 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award honours Carol V. Robinson
British chemist recognized as leader in mass spectrometry
HEIDELBERG, Germany, 17 February 2011 – The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) announce Carol V. Robinson, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, UK, as the winner of the 2011 FEBS/EMBO Women in Science Award. Professor Robinson has been recognized for her pioneering work in the development of mass spectrometry as a tool used for investigating the structure and dynamics of protein complexes.
Stefanie Dimmeler appointed as Chief Editor of EMBO Molecular Medicine
Heidelberg, Germany, 1 February 2011 – The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announces the appointment of Professor Stefanie Dimmeler as Chief Editor of the scientific journal EMBO Molecular Medicine.* Dr. Dimmeler is Professor of Experimental Medicine and Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration, Center for Molecular Medicine at the Goethe University Frankfurt.
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