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EMBL in pictures

A snapshot of the many activities and events that took place in the world of EMBL this Autumn.

No coincidence: organisers of this year’s PhD Symposium gather at EMBL Heidelberg 22–24 October for Just by Chance? Randomness and variability shaping biology. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Shupp
No coincidence: organisers of annual PhD Symposium gather at EMBL Heidelberg for 'Just by Chance? Randomness and variability shaping biology'. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Shupp
Friends in high places: A sunset rooftop soiree at EMBL Heidelberg in October was the setting to inspire conversations and connections at the first Friends of EMBL Ladies Night, where amidst a packed programme, Ailsa Mattaj, wife of EMBL Director General Iain Mattaj, presented Minister Theresia Bauer with a certificate of lifetime honorary membership. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp
Friends in high places: A sunset rooftop soiree at EMBL Heidelberg in October was the setting to inspire conversations and connections at the first Friends of EMBL Ladies Night, where amidst a packed programme, Ailsa Mattaj, wife of EMBL Director General Iain Mattaj, presented Minister Theresia Bauer with a certificate of lifetime honorary membership. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp
All aboard: Romain Trouble, Eric Karsenti, Guy Cochrane, Silke Schumacher and guests aboard Tara when the research schooner visited London in September. PHOTO: Robert Slowley
All aboard: Romain Trouble, Eric Karsenti, Guy Cochrane, Silke Schumacher and guests aboard Tara when the research schooner visited London in September. PHOTO: Robert Slowley
PhD Students Anna Steyer and Katharina Zirngibl explore the science behind Jurassic Park, before the film was shown to more than 200 people at the second EMBL Science Movie Night on 29 October. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp
PhD Students Anna Steyer and Katharina Zirngibl explore the science behind Jurassic Park, before the film was shown to more than 200 people at the second EMBL Science Movie Night on 29 October. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp
Eat that! The “father of molecular gastronomy” Hervé This, of the National Institute for Research in Agronomy, Paris, serves up a surprise during this year’s postdoc retreat. The event took place 14–16 October in Alsace France, bringing more than 70 postdocs together from across EMBL’s sites. PHOTO: EMBL/Adam Gristwood
Eat that! The “father of molecular gastronomy” Hervé This, of the National Institute for Research in Agronomy, Paris, serves up a surprise during this year’s postdoc retreat. The event took place 14–16 October in Alsace France, bringing more than 70 postdocs together from across EMBL’s sites. PHOTO: EMBL/Adam Gristwood
What's a typical day for an Ensembl Outreach Officer? Emily Perry shows us at EMBL-EBI Open Day 2015 on 29 October. PHOTO: Robert Slowley
What’s a typical day for an Ensembl Outreach Officer? Emily Perry shows us at EMBL-EBI Open Day 2015 on 29 October. PHOTO: Robert Slowley
Light fantastic: EMBL’s European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS) presented practical workshops and interactive activities on 22–24 October at Science Days 2015 in Rust, near Freiburg, Germany. One of Germany’s largest science festivals, the event attracted more than 20 000 visitors, and was themed on “Fascination Light”. PHOTO: EMBL/Angela Michel
Light fantastic: EMBL’s European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS) presented practical workshops and interactive activities on 22–24 October at Science Days 2015 in Rust, near Freiburg, Germany. One of Germany’s largest science festivals, the event attracted more than 20 000 visitors, and was themed on “Fascination Light”. PHOTO: EMBL/Angela Michel
Fishing for crystals at DESY Day at Hamburg's Night of Science on 7 November. PHOTO: DESY
Fishing for crystals at DESY Day at Hamburg’s Night of Science on 7 November. PHOTO: DESY
Creative commons: Seven EMBL fellows attended this year’s Roche Continents festival in Salzburg 11–17 August. The event brings together 100 students from across Europe to explore music and the creative processes within arts and science. PHOTO: Jin Wang
Creative commons: Seven EMBL fellows attended this year’s Roche Continents festival in Salzburg 11–17 August. The event brings together 100 students from across Europe to explore music and the creative processes within arts and science. PHOTO: Jin Wang

Tags: Careers, ELLS, EMBL-EBI, Ensembl, Friends of EMBL, Hamburg, PhD, Science and Society

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