Prof Elizabeth Fisher elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
1 November 2009
The Institute is delighted to congratulate Professor Elizabeth Fisher (Department of Neurodegenerative Disease) on her election to membership of EMBO. EMBO membership comprises 1,420 of the world’s foremost molecular biologists and new members are elected annually on the basis of proven scientific excellence. Fifty scientists from the EMBO membership have received the Nobel Prize.
“The election once again puts a spotlight on the most outstanding representatives of the current generation of life scientists. We look forward to the fresh impulses this exceptional group will bring to our organization,” said EMBO Director Hermann Bujard.
The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) promotes excellence in molecular life sciences in Europe by recognizing and fostering talented scientists.