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World Alumni Day 2022

Friday 8 July 2022

World Alumni Day takes place annually on EMBL Lab Day in Heidelberg.

10:00-15:00 CEST: EMBL Alumni Association board meeting (closed meeting)

Board members meet to discuss priorities for the coming year.

16:00-17:15 CEST: EMBL Alumni Awards Ceremony (online and in-person in ATC Klaus Tschira Auditorium)

Maria Antonietta Tosches: John Kendrew Young Scientist Award recipient. Award presented by Detlev Arendt.

Watch Maria’s Lecture

Sara A. Courtneidge: Lennart Philipson Award recipient. Award presented by Thomas Graf.
Master of ceremonies: Fátima Gebauer

Watch Sara’s Lecture


17:30-18:30 CEST: EMBL World Alumni Hour (online and in-person in ATC Klaus Tschira Auditorium)

Join us for our annual spotlight on EMBL and its alumni, which this year focuses on EMBL’s flagship project TREC (Transversing European Coastlines). Presented by alumnus Angus Lamond. Guests include Fátima Gebauer, Paula Bertucci, Josipa Bilic and Agnes Szmolenszky.

Watch World Alumni Hour

18:30 CEST onwards: Drinks, dinner and music (in person)

Celebrating the community with in-person dinner, drinks and music.