Gene Myers and Pavel Tomancak were elected EMBO members

Recognition for research excellence

Gene Myers, director and research group leader at the MPI-CBG and the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, and Pavel Tomancak, research group leader at the MPI-CBG and the CSBD, are newly elected members of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), as recognition of their research excellence and outstanding achievement in the life sciences. Congratulations!

With the lifelong EMBO membership, Gene Myers and Pavel Tomancak join more than 1700 of the best researchers in Europe and around the world who apply their expertise and insight to guide EMBO initiatives and thereby collectively influence the future directions of life science research and strengthen research communities across Europe.

EMBO is an organization that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. Courses, workshops, conferences and scientific journals disseminate the latest research and offer training in cutting-edge techniques to maintain high standards of excellence in research practice. EMBO helps to shape science and research policy by seeking input and feedback from our community and by following closely the trends in science in Europe.

EMBO Press release