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The EMBL Alumni Relations programme is built to advance EMBL and the relevance of life science research in the scientific community and society at large, by fostering connections between the laboratory, its member states, current EMBL staff, EMBL alumni, and the public.


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Tom Furnival-Adams

2022 EMBL Alumni Awards Winners announced

Two former EMBL staff members have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to research in the fields of brain evolution and cancer By Tom Furnival-Adams, Alumni Relations Officer The winners of the 2022 EMBL Alumni Awards have been selected. Maria Antonietta…


Investing in Italy by translating EMBL expertise to the market

Experiences at EMBL Rome led former group leader to establish his start-up in Italy, developing a new generation of gene therapies Technologies and methods developed for fundamental research are often considered to be solely for academic purposes – aimed at building knowledge instead of…

Tom Furnival-Adams

EMBL Alumni Relations in 2021: a year of growth

We’d like to share our deepest gratitude for the support given to EMBL by its alumni in 2021 — as members of the EMBL Alumni Association and, where relevant, as volunteers, ambassadors, participants and donors. Former staff are consistently staying in touch and making a real difference for…

Tom Furnival-Adams

Denis Duboule Selected as Inaugural Kafatos Lectures Speaker

EMBL alumnus Denis Duboule has been selected as the speaker for the 2022 inaugural Kafatos Lectures, which aims to bring groundbreaking, relevant science to the general public annually. The Kafatos Lecture series was launched in 2021 to bring groundbreaking life science research to the public and…

Tom Furnival-Adams

Together, We Can Make a Difference

Those who have worked for EMBL know the enormous power of its people, its ethos and its way of doing things. For nearly 50 years, our scientists have made major breakthroughs by approaching the mysteries of life with curiosity and openness. EMBL research has brought us closer to solving some of…

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