EMBL in Spain 2019
7 October, EMBL Barcelona, PRBB Building, C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88 Auditorium

Registration (free and open to all)
Directions-Hotels (via Google Maps)


All EMBL staff, alumni, their colleagues and members of their networks are invited to the EMBL in Spain event 2019, to be held on Monday 7th October at EMBL Barcelona, PRBB Building. Join us to learn about scientific opportunities and resources available at EMBL and in Spain. This free event is open to all and includes plenty of time to network during coffee breaks and evening drinks.

The programme includes a diverse group of EMBL alumni and staff who will share insights into their current research and work.


13:30-14:00 Welcome coffee and Registration


Session I - EMBL Resources and Opportunities - Chair: Maria Macias, Group Leader, IRB, Barcelona

  • Edith Heard, Director, EMBL
  • James Sharpe, Head of EMBL Barcelona
  • Miki Ebisuya, Group Leader, EMBL Barcelona
15:35-16:00 Coffee


Session II - Chair: Patrick Aloy, Group Leader, IRB, Barcelona

  • Oriol Gallego, Group Leader, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona     
  • Juanma Vaquerizas, Group Leader, Max Planck Institute, Muenster                      
  • Teresa Sardón, Business Unit Manager & Senior Researcher, Anaxomics Biotech, Barcelona



Session III - Chair: Marco Milán, Group Leader, IRB, Barcelona

  • Juan Mata, Group Leader, University of Cambridge
  • Montserrat Coll Lladó, Mesoscopic Imaging Specialist, EMBL Barcelona
  • Juan Ramón Martínez-Morales, Group Leader, CABD, Seville       
  • Peter Papagiannis, Alumni Volunteer Officer, EMBL Heidelberg
    Summary and next steps

Drinks Reception


Thank You Dinner for Speakers
(Event participants welcome to join at own cost)
(Restaurant AGUA)