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Director General


Director General


BA, 1986, University of Cambridge, UK.
PhD 1990, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratory, London, UK.
Postdoctoral researcher and CNRS scientist, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
Group leader and Director of Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit, Institut Curie, Paris, France.
Professor, Collège de France, since 2012.
Director General, EMBL, since January 2019.
Group leader, EMBL, since January 2019.
2019 Hansen Family Award, 2019.
2020 elected to the Max Planck Society Senate.
2020 Cambridge University, Doctor of Science Honoris causa.
2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO prize for Women in Science International Award 2020.


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