General, 10 October 2019 EMBL in the USA: future facing The upcoming EMBL in the USA event promises a lively discussion of big questions and challenges to be addressed in life science research across institutions and continents. EMBL Director General Edith Heard and a number of EMBL senior scientists will be among the speakers at the two-day symposium, which will take place at Stanford University from 8–9 November. EMBL alumnus and EMBL | Stanford Life Science Alliance member Georgios Skiniotis, and Director of the Life Science Alliance and EMBL senior scientist Lars Steinmetz look ahead to the event.
Grenoble, 5 September 2019 EMBL in France: where science meets the sea EMBL alumni and friends will gather in Marseille on 29–30 September for a meeting with a difference. In addition to an intellectually inspiring programme of talks from scientists at some of France’s leading research institutes, the participants will have the opportunity to go aboard the Tara research vessel on the final day of its Marseille stopover. They will also take to the seas onboard the Green Calanques for a trip around the Frioul Islands, dinner and cocktails, and some relaxed networking.