21 December 2010
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
EMBL Alumni Association warmly wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
20 December 2010
Generous gift to John Kendrew Award fund
The EMBL Alumni Association is thrilled
with a generous gift of €20,000 from Roland
Specker in support of the John Kendrew
Young Scientist Award.
14 December 2010
Christmas in warmer climes
Three 1970s alumni now living in exotic
locations share some warmth this chilly
13 December 2010
Fotis Kafatos’ metamorphosis
Revealing the transformations – past, present and future –
of EMBL’s third Director General, Fotis Kafatos.
1 November 2010
A project of historical magnitude
to capture the wealth of information is
immediate at EMBL, with its
fast turnover of staff and rapid growth
1 October 2010
A penny or your thoughts…
This year we would like to invite the EMBL community (staff and alumni)
to support two major initiatives through your pennies and/or time.
8 September 2010
Alumni get-together at the EMBO Meeting
This year’s EMBO Meeting, held in Barcelona
in early September, provided an
opportunity for nearly 30 current and
former EMBL staff to catch up at the 6th
annual gathering of the Iberian Chapter.
20 August 2010
Upcoming deadline: 27 August 2010
The application deadline for the 2011 John Kendrew Award is 27 August 2010.
6 August 2010
Romantics at heart
This August, two sets of EMBL
alumni returned to the city to wed.
23 July 2010
Thirty years after leaving EMBL, former EMBL postdoc Sven Hovmöller, now professor of Chemistry at Stockholm University, talks about his passion for China and his search for former colleague Yun Li.
1 July 2010
Caroline Medioni and Florence Besse
Exchange and networking are key tenets of science, as cell biologist and imaging specialist Caroline Medioni discovered when she spent six months at EMBL Heidelberg.
26 June 2010
Greece Local Chapter Meeting
Fifteen EMBL alumni working in Greece gathered for their fourth annual meeting in the picturesque villages of Aspraggeloi and Dilofo on 26-27 June 2010.
11 June 2010
Valerie Hilgers: New lab, land and non-stop BBQ weather
Valerie Hilgers graduated on Lab Day, 11 June 2010, but unlike most, who walked from the lab or travelled from an Outstation to collect their awards, Valerie flew 13 hours from Singapore!
11 June 2010
John Kendrew Award Winner: Preben Morth
Preben Morth, a PhD student in
Paul Tucker’s group at EMBL Hamburg
from 2001 to 2005, is the winner of
this year’s John Kendrew Young Scientist
3 May 2010
Joe Sanger, former EMBL visitor of the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit from 1979-80 remembers how a chance encounter with his group leader Brigitte Jockusch led to a lasting friendship and a great many fruitful collaborations.
19 April 2010
Martin Senger, former EMBL-EBI Scientist from the Cameron Group talks about life and work at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
9 March 2010
Alumni Science Exhibition
The current scientific work of a variety of our alumni are represented on these posters, which are organized alphabetically by member state.
8 March 2010
Alumni Reunion: What's cooking in the EMBL community?
With a programme resembling an Italian menu, staff and alumni were served a variety of scientific and science and society talks with lots of opportunities to network at the 4th EMBL staff-alumni reunion.
24 February 2010
The Irish chapter meeting was the
ideal opportunity to chat to former
EMBO Director Frank Gannon
about his work at SFI.
24 February 2010
The Irish connection
The first ever EMBL local chapter meeting
in Ireland was hosted by the Science
Foundation Ireland (SFI) on 24 February
and attracted alumni from academia,
industry and government alike.