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Coronavirus vaccine uses EMBL’s earliest virus research

EMBL alumnus Kai Simons did early work with Semliki Forest virus membranes, which is now central to a COVID-19…

By Ivy Kupec


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From mRNA researcher to BioNTech manager

EMBL alumnus Pawel Masiewicz has transferred skills and experience gained at EMBL to oversee starting materials for mRNA vaccine…

By Ivy Kupec


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Supporting the alumni community

Erin Tranfield recently joined the EMBL Alumni Association Board as one of 15 newly elected members. Here, she talks about her new role on the board…

By Marius Bruer


Communities building collections

The EMBL Archive is open for…

By Emma Steer

Lab Matters

EMBL alumna Elisa Izaurralde.

Obituary: Elisa Izaurralde

Elisa Izaurralde, EMBL alumna, has passed…

By Guest author(s)


Fotis was EMBL's third Director-General. PHOTO: EMBL

Obituary: Fotis Kafatos

Former EMBL Director General Fotis Kafatos passes…

By Guest author(s)


40 EMBL alumni meet in Oxford

Alumni meeting in Oxford

EMBL alumni met in Oxford for an afternoon of science talks and…

By Oana Stroe


Pathways: Life science investment

EMBL alumnus Joep Muijrers talks about making the transition from science into…

By Edward Dadswell


Julie Heinecke met with our most frequent participant, Eberhard Bengsch. PHOTO: EMBL

Meet a serial EMBL conference attendee

Eberhard Bengsch explains why EMBL’s events programme attracts him time and…

By Nicola Vegiopoulos


EMBL Alumni Association Board update

EMBL Alumni Association Board review progress and discuss new…

By Guest author(s)


New Chair of the EMBL Alumni Association Gareth Griffiths. Photo: EMBL/Mehrnoosh Rayner

Close association

Gareth Griffiths, new Chair of the Alumni Association, reveals his many perspectives of…

By Mehrnoosh Rayner


Who gets your vote?

Get ready to vote for your EMBL Alumni Association…

By Mehrnoosh Rayner



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