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Gold Medal

 

The EMBO Gold Medal is awarded annually to young scientists for outstanding contributions to the life sciences in Europe.

 

Young independent group leaders play a major role in building a strong research environment. EMBO places a focus on supporting the needs of young researchers at different stages of their careers. By awarding the EMBO Gold Medal, EMBO wishes to acknowledge and highlight some of the remarkable achievements of this group. EMBO Members are invited to nominate candidates, please refer to the nomination procedure.

 

The winner of the EMBO Gold Medal receives a hand-crafted medal and a bursary of 10,000 euros. 

 

EMBO Gold Medal awards since 1986

2019

M. Madan Babu UK

2003

Anthony Hyman DE

2019

Paola Picotti CH

2002

Amanda Fisher UK

2018

Marek Basler CH

2001

Matthew Freeman UK

2018

Melina Schuh DE

2000

Christof Niehrs DE

2017

Maya Schuldiner IL

2000

Daniel St Johnston UK

2016

Richard Benton CH

1999

Konrad Basler CH

2016

Ben Lehner ES

1998

Adriano Aguzzi CH

2015

Sarah Teichmann UK

1997

Dirk Görlich DE

2015

Ido Amit IL

1996

Enrico Coen UK

2014

Sophie Martin CH

1995

Richard Treisman UK

2013

Thijn Brummelkamp NL

1994

Paolo Sassone-Corsi US

2012

Jiří Friml BE

1993

Jim Smith UK

2011

Simon Boulton UK

1992

Carl-Henrik Heldin SE

2010

Jason W. Chin UK

1991

Patrick Stragier FR

2009

Revoked

1990

Erwin F. Wagner ES

2008

James Briscoe UK

1989

Hugh Pelham UK

2007

Jan Löwe UK

1988

Antonio Lanzavecchia CH

2006

Frank Uhlmann UK

1987

Barbara Pearse UK

2005

Dario Alessi UK

1986

John Tooze US

2004

Maria Blasco ES