Thank you to the 274 members who voted in the Alumni Association board elections between 15th August and 30th September 2008. The results are:
1. New board members
Maria del Mar Vivanco
2. Continuing board members
All successful candidates accepted their position, and attended the 12th Alumni Association board meeting at EMBL Heidelberg on Monday 3rd November 2008, where they elected Giulio Superti-Furga as the new Chair and Niovi Santama as Deputy Chair.
The Alumni Association board were delighted that Andreas Jenny and Patricia Rogriguez have agreed to act as Local Chapter Organizers for the USA and Italy respectively.