Council

The governing body of EMBO

EMBO Council is the governing body of EMBO, responsible for ensuring the development of the organization. It consists of 15 members who serve for a period of three years and who may be reelected for one additional term of office.


EMBO Council Members 2021

Elected terms of officeNameCountry
2016-2018, 2019-2021Karen B. AvrahamIL-Tel Aviv
2021-2023David BaulcombeUK-Cambridge
2017-2019, 2020-2022Adrian BirdUK-Edinburgh
2021-2023Deborah Bourc’hisFR-Paris
2018-2020, 2021-2023Matthew FreemanUK-Oxford
2019-2021Eileen FurlongDE-Heidelberg
2017-2019, 2020-2022Michael N. Hall (Chair)CH-Basel
2020-2022Crisanto GutierrezES-Madrid
2018-2020, 2021-2023Michel LabouesseFR-Paris
2019-2021Jiri LukasDK-Copenhagen
2021-2023Marta MiaczynskaPL-Warsaw
2016-2018, 2019-2021László NagyHU-Debrecen
2020-2022Maria RescignoIT-Milan
2016-2018, 2019-2021Titia SixmaNL-Amsterdam
2017-2019, 2020-2022Claudio E. SunkelPT-Porto


Ex officio Council Member

Maria LeptinDirector, EMBO


Observers

Paul NurseSecretary General, EMBO
Leszek KaczmarekPresident, EMBC
Anne PaolettiSecretary General, EMBC
Edith HeardDirector General, EMBL
Peter ScheiffeleChair, EMBO Membership Committee
Christoph DehioChair, EMBO Young Investigator Committee
Zoi LygerouChair, EMBO Course Committee
Luca ScorranoChair, EMBO Fellowship Committee