Location & dates Virtual 4 - 5 Nov 2020
Deadlines Registration closed

EMBL Courses and Conferences during the Coronavirus pandemic

With the onsite programme paused, many of our events are now being offered in virtual formats.

Registration is open as usual for many events, with back-up plans in place to move further courses and conferences online as necessary. Registration fees for any events affected by the COVID-19 disruption are fully refundable.

More information for participants of events at EMBL Heidelberg can be found here.


Brendan Rouse
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany


Brendan is the first Environmental Officer at EMBL, with an ambition to lead the organisation to become a sustainability leader in life science research. Before joining EMBL, Brendan led a team responsible for reducing the carbon footprint of Europe's most sustainable commercial real estate developer, developing their net-zero carbon strategy. With over 10 years of experience in guiding public and private organisations to become more sustainable, Brendan has gained a wealth of experience in this vital area. Previously, he completed a Masters degree in Sustainable Resource Management for the Technische Universität München and has a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Manchester. He is also a Certified Energy Manager from the Association of Energy Engineers.