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Prof. Dr. Michael Brand elected as EMBO Member


CRTD and BIOTEC research group leader Prof. Dr. Michael Brand, founding director and speaker of the CRTD from 2005 to 2014, was elected as new EMBO Member. The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) elects new members annually in recognition of their excellent contributions to scientific understanding. Their selection is a tribute to their research and achievements. This prestigious honour again demonstrates the high performance and quality of CRTD researchers.  

“I am delighted by the addition of 58 outstanding scientists to our membership. I would like to congratulate them and welcome them to the EMBO community”, says EMBO Director Maria Leptin. “By serving the principles of excellence and integrity through their views and actions, they make invaluable contributions to science and society.”  

EMBO is an organization of more than 1700 leading researchers world-wide, including 84 nobel laureates, that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of EMBO 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.

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