Alumni Relations

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Each year, inspired by the legacies for former EMBL director generals, we recognise outstanding alumni whose science communication, engagement and technology development work has had a major impact. Find out more, see past winners and nominate below.

John Kendrew Award

Supporting early-career-stage scientists and recognising excellence in science and/or science communication.

Lennart Philipson Award

Recognising outstanding contributions in translational research and/or technology innovation across the life sciences.

Kafatos Lectures

Bringing groundbreaking, accessible and relevant life sciences research to the worldwide public.

See past EMBL Alumni Awards Ceremonies

Videos of previous EMBL Alumni Awards ceremonies, which take place place on World Alumni Day each year, are available to watch here.