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News 2015

Short history of the EMBO Workshops in Arolla

A "happening" rather than a meeting and an EMBO workshop with a long tradition. Personal memories by early participant, EMBO Member Klaus Scher...

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Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center – a model for the region

Largest public research investment in the history of Turkey – with strong EMBO ties

Turkey is an emerging country that...

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The numbers speak for themselves

Interview with Detlef Weigel, Chair of EMBO Council for 2013-2015 and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, on the re...

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On excellence, serendipity and Rosetta’s comet rendezvous

Highlights from The EMBO Meeting 2015

Hosted in Birmingham this time, The EMBO Meeting featured talks from more than 80 l...

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Microorganisms for a better world

EMBO Member Mike Jetten of Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands has spent his career looking for difficult-to-find bacteria. His quest has helped ...

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EMBO Gold Medallists meet in Singapore

The EMBO Gold Medallist Symposium 2015 took place at the Biopolis in Singapore over three days from 11-13 May. More than 450 scientists and researcher...

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Excellence is a choice

The French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier is a pioneer of CRISPR-Cas9 technology, a prize-winning tool for gene editing. Viewed as a revolution in biology, it ...

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Tara Oceans Expedition unveils scientific results

The Tara Oceans consortium just published five scientific papers in the journal Science revealing the initial wave of scientific results fr...

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In the public limelight

Lord Robert May has had a distinguished career that has spanned continents and research disciplines. From 1995-2000, he served as Chief Scientific Advisor to the Uni...

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Parents help find diagnosis for rare disease

EMBO Member Lars Steinmetz and Associate Member Shinya Yamanaka are part of an international team trying to find a solution for a rare disease t...

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