Heidelberg, 18 June 2009 John Kendrew Award Ceremony & 2009 winner An extremely well-attended part of EMBL’s labday was the John Kendrew Young Scientist Award Ceremony. Ken Holmes, former Head of Unit at EMBL Hamburg (1975-1977) and close friend and advisor to the late John Kendrew, presented the award to the winner, Julius Brennecke.
Heidelberg, 1 May 2009 EMBL Alumni and ELLS collaborate Want to help school leavers in your country pursue a career in science? Want to provide an infrastructure to help teachers with science teaching? The EMBL European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS) has been helping alumni do just that.
Heidelberg, 13 March 2009 NMR alumni celebrate opening of NMR centre at EMBL Heidelberg There was much heartfelt handshaking and back-slapping at the official opening of the upgraded high-field NMR centre at EMBL Heidelberg on 13 March, as the tight and relatively small European NMR community came together for a day-long symposium.
London, 6 March 2009 Breakthrough discovery: blocking transmission of malaria from mosquitoes to humans EMBL alumni George Christophides and his colleagues at Imperial College London have made a major breakthrough in malaria research by discovering how mosquitoes' immune systems fight off the parasites.