Director of EMBL Heidelberg

The Director of EMBL Heidelberg primarily oversees and coordinates the different scientific activities on the site.

As EMBL Heidelberg is not only the organisation’s main scientific laboratory, but also serves as its headquarters, he also tightly interacts with the Director General and the Chief Operating Officer. The director of EMBL Heidelberg is supported by the Office of Scientific Operations (OSO).




EMBL is an inter-governmental organisation with 28 member states, one associate member and two prospect members that is led by the Director General, Prof. Edith Heard, appointed by the EMBL Council.