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EMBL Forum Lectures

Nita A. Farahany, Duke University

Dr. Gerlind Wallon, Deputy Director, EMBO

RESCHEDULED Tuesday, 25 November 2014 at 11:00 in the CNR Seminar Room, EMBL Monterotondo

Dr. Gerlind Wallon, Deputy Director, EMBO

Data on a persistent problem:
What's holding back female scientists?


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Gerlind Wallon is the deputy director of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). A German native, she graduated with a PhD in Biochemistry from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, followed by a 4 year post-doctoral period at EMBL in Heidelberg.

At EMBO she is responsible for the EMBO Young Investigator Programme, the EMBO Installation Grants, the Women in Science activities and The EMBO Meeting. Gerlind has developed the EMBO Laboratory Management Courses for leadership development, started the Career Day that offers transferable skills training at The EMBO Meeting and authored peer-reviewed studies on the selection processes and the effects of gender on application success at EMBO.


A persistent problem, EMBO reports

Does the Committee Peer Review Select the Best Applicants for Funding?