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Four new EMBO members among BIF fellows

May 7, 2014: BIF is proud to announce that four of its fellows were newly elected as EMBO members: Sebastian Bonhoeffer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland; Rainer Friedrich, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland; Volker Haucke, Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology, Berlin, Germany;  and Michael Sieweke, Center of Immunology of Marseille-Luminy, France. For its 50th anniversary EMBO decided to strategically expand its membership to encompass researchers from the fields of neuroscience and ecology & evolution honouring the progress in these fields. Only outstanding researcher who have made significant contributions are elected as members. Currently, EMBO has about 1,600 members who provide suggestions and feedback on its activities, serve on programme selection committees and mentor young scientists.

EMBO Press release with all names of new members

Embo website


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