The European Molecular Biology Organization (or EMBO) today announced that three CRUK CI researchers are amongst 58 outstanding life sciences researchers who have been elected as new members. These scientists come from 19 different countries and will join the EMBO Membership that currently comprises more than 1700 life scientists.

EMBO aims to promote excellence in the life sciences. The organisation focuses on supporting talented researchers, encouraging the exchange of scientific information, and on building a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

Elections for EMBO membership take place annually and are based on scientific excellence and an outstanding conribution to research. Excitingly, this year three group leaders at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute have been elected: Professor Simon Tavaré, Professor Carlos Caldas and Dr Duncan Odom.

The Director of EMBO, Maria Leptin said “EMBO Members influence the future direction of science and help to strengthen research communities by encouraging interactions between countries. We welcome these exceptional scientists to EMBO and look forward to their input.”

20 May 2015