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News 2020

“It feels great that metabolism is back to focus”

Markus Ralser, one of two recipients of the EMBO Gold Medal 2020, talked to EMBO about his work on the origins, evolution....

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“The award highlights that our research on metabolism and metastasis formation is important”

Sarah-Maria Fendt, one of two recipients of the EMBO Gold Medal 2020, talked to EMBO about her work on the metabolic changes that occur....

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EMBO mourns former director Hermann Bujard

We are very sad about the death of Hermann Bujard (1934-2020). Hermann was an active and highly eminent scientist, with many...

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Response to the proposed compromise on the EC’s Multiannual Financial Framework

EMBL Director General Edith Heard and EMBO Director Maria Leptin respond to the current proposal on the Multiannual Financial Framework...

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Closing the gender gap

AVirtual EMBL | EMBO | HHMI conference will investigate how gender roles impact academia and research...

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Options for a coordinated approach to handling research misconduct investigations in Europe

A new EMBO policy report explores options for coordinating approaches to the governance of research...

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Mobilizing young researchers in Europe and Japan

Experts convened in Tokyo to explore ways to enhance support for young researchers

Heidelberg, 13 May 2020 - Elite programmes for youn...

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Life science researchers’ efforts to fight COVID-19

Heidelberg, 22 April 2020 - EMBO invited its 1800 Members and 150 Young Investigators to report on any ef...

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EMBO statement on resignation of Mauro Ferrari from the ERC Presidency

Heidelberg, 9 April 2020 - The ERC is playing a decisive role in accelerating research o...

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Information for EMBO Fellows, organisers of EMBO events and authors of papers submitted to EMBO Press

Updated version as 1 April 2020 – The spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is...

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Exchanges with Japanese institutes eligible for EMBO Fellowships throughout 2020

Heidelberg, 3 March 2020 – Throughout 2020, two of EMBO’s Fellowship Programmes will consider applicatio...

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Coronavirus: information for travellers

Heidelberg, 24 February 2020 - SARS-CoV-2 was identified in China at the end of 2019 and is a new strain of coronavirus. Transmission from human to h...

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New methods to solve notoriously hard problems

Heidelberg, 19 February 2020 – Elly Tanaka of the Institute of Molecular Pathology, BioCenter Vienna, Austria, has just been announced as th...

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Information for applicants planning to go to the UK

Updated on 21 February 2020

Heidelberg, 31 January 2020 - Although the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union today, scientis...

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More than 4,500 life scientists attend ASCB|EMBO Meeting

Heidelberg, 29 January 2020 – On 7-11 December 2019, the annual ASCB|EMBO Meeting took place in Washington DC, USA. It was the thi...

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EMBO Young Investigators

EMBO updates eligibility criteria for Young Investigator Programme

Heidelberg, 24 January 2020 – EMBO has removed the 40-year age limit from the eligibility criteria for the Young Investi...

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