July 2014

July 2014

The EMBO-EMBL Anniversary Science and Policy Meeting on 2 and 3 July in Heidelberg focused on science, policy and politics. This event featured scientific talks from leading researchers, the participation of European science ministers, and sessions concentrating on policy issues in areas such as biotechnology and research infrastructures.

reunion

The EMBL 40th Anniversary Reunion on 18 and 19 July in Heidelberg was the central event for current and former staff, with both groups involved as organisers, speakers and participants.



Also in Heidelberg, a Research Camp for the public took place 25-26 July.

September 2014

September 2014

A gala event featuring Nobel Prize Winners Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and Eric Wieschaus on 12 September and a public vernissage of Horst Hamann’s exhibition DNA | portraits on 13 September rang in the finale of EMBL’s 40th anniversary celebrations.
EMBL staff were invited to take a first glimpse at Hamann’s EMBL portraits at a staff pre-opening of the exhibition on 8 September.

Staff and alumni events at the outstations

Staff and alumni events at the outstations

EMBL-EBI 20th Anniversary celebrations
12 June 2014, EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, UK

monterotondo

EMBL Monterotondo celebrations
20 June 2014, EMBL Monterotondo, Italy

hamburg

EMBL Hamburg 40th Anniversary celebrations
27-28 November 2014, EMBL Hamburg, Germany

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Throughout the year

Throughout the year

Sunday Matinee series "Mehr vom Leben." (German)
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Additionally, further events for the public that focus on some of the most important topics in the life sciences were organised across EMBL’s sites.

Campaign website and film (German)

In addition to the ‘Mehr vom Leben.’ matinee series, two additional activities accompany this year's anniversary programme: a short promotional film shown at cinemas around Heidelberg, and a campaign website – www.embl.de/leben (both in German).