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EMBL in Spain 2022 – Alumni relations

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EMBL in Spain 2022

Overview

Life scientists in Spain, EMBL staff, alumni, their colleagues and members of their networks are invited to EMBL in Spain 2022, to be held at the Centro Andaluz de Biologia del Desarrollo (CABD) in Seville. Join us to learn about scientific services and resources available at EMBL Barcelona and hear from a diverse group of speakers about the latest research with a focus on developmental biology.

This free event is open to all and includes plenty of time to network during coffee breaks and evening drinks.

Who Should Attend:

EMBL in… events are open to all life scientists. The aim is to share what’s happening at EMBL with communities in our EMBL member and associate member states, as well as learn about new and innovative life sciences research and resources available in EMBL host countries. With these events, we seek to open up valuable dialogue, ensuring that as many people as possible have access to the opportunities provided by both EMBL and its alumni and partners.

Benefits:

  • Make valuable connections in Spain
  • Learn about new and exciting research
  • Get to know EMBL and CABD: their community, career opportunities, resources and impact

Programme

4 November 2022
11:00-11:30Registration
11:30-13:00               EMBL: Infrastructures and Resources
Chair: Peter Askjaer, Group Leader, CABD (EMBL Postdoc, 2000-2004, Heidelberg)
– Rolf Apweiler, Director of EMBL-EBI
– James Sharpe, Head of EMBL Barcelona
13:00-14:00Lunch
14:00-15:00Session II
Chair: Juan Martinez-Morales, Group Leader, CABD (EMBL Postdoc, 2002-2008, Heidelberg)
– Damien Devos, Group Leader, CABD (EMBL Complex Analyst, 2006-2012, Heidelberg                                                               
– Rosa Barrio, Principal Investigator, CIC bioGUNE (EMBL Postdoc, 1995-2000, Heidelberg)
15:00-15:30Coffee & Networking
15:30-16:30Session III                                                                                             
Chair: Damien Devos, Group Leader, CABD
– Maria Bernabeu, Group Leader, EMBL Barcelona                                                  
– José Luis de la Pompa, Senior Investigator, CNIC (EMBL Group Leader, 1990-1994, Rome)
– Carlos Fernández Tornero, Group Leader, CIB (EMBL in Spain 2021 Host)  (EMBL Staff Scientist, 2002-2009, Grenoble)
16:30-17:00Coffee & Networking
17:00-18:00Session IV                                                                     
Chair:  TBC
– Fátima Gebauer, Group Leader, CRG  (Chair of the EMBL Alumni Association) (EMBL Postdoc, 1996-2000 and EMBL Staff Scientist, 2001-2002, Heidelberg)
– Remco Loos, Scientific Senior Director, Predictive Sciences, Bristol Meyers Squibb (EMBL Postdoc, 2008-2014, EMBL-EBI)
– Fernando Casares, Principal Investigator, CABD

Summary and next steps                                                                
–  Angela Nieto, CSIC Full Professor, Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC-UMH and EMBL Council Delegate
18:00-19:00Drinks Reception

Speakers

  • Rolf Apweiler, Director of EMBL-EBI and Senior Scientist
  • Peter Askjaer, Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Postdoc, 2000-2004, Heidelberg)
  • Rosa Barrio, Principal Investigator, CIC bioGUNE
  • Maria Bernabeu, Group Leader, EMBL Barcelona
  • Damien Devos, Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Senior Technical Officer, 2006-2012, Heidelberg)
  • Fernando Casares, Principal Investigator, CABD
  • Fatima Gebauer, Group Leader, CRG (EMBL Postdoc, 1996-2000 and EMBL Staff Scientist, 2001-2002, Heidelberg)
  • Remco Loos, Scientific Senior Director, Predictive Sciences, Bristol Meyers Squibb (EMBL Postdoc, 2008-2014, EMBL-EBI)
  • Juan Martinez-Morales, Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Postdoc, 2002-2008, Heidelberg)
  •  Angela Nieto, CSIC Full Professor, Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC-UMH and EMBL Council Delegate
  • Peter Papagiannis, Alumni Volunteer Officer, EMBL Heidelberg
  • José Luis de la Pompa, Senior Investigator, CNIC (EMBL Group Leader, 1990-1994, Rome)
  • James Sharpe, Head of EMBL Barcelona
  • Carlos Fernández Tornero, Group Leader, CIB (EMBL Staff Scientist, 2002-2009, Grenoble)

Thank you to the following for supporting the event:

Date: 4 Nov 2022

Venue: Centro Andaluz de Biologia del Desarrollo (CABD), Seville, Spain Rosalind Franklin Auditorium in the Campos-Ortega Building

Organisers:

  • Peter Askjaer
    Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Postdoc, 2000-2004, Heidelberg)
    • Damien Devos
      Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Senior Technical Officer, 2006-2012, Heidelberg)
      • Juan Martinez-Morales
        Group Leader, CABD, Seville (EMBL Postdoc, 2002-2008, Heidelberg)
        • James Sharpe
          Head of EMBL Barcelona

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