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Core to EMBO is the recognition of excellence. The EMBO Meeting highlights the latest scientific contributions advancing the life sciences. During the conference, an EMBO award presentation will recognize an example of excellence from the life science community.


EMBO Gold Medal 2010


Monday 6 September, 18:00 - 19:30 in the Auditorium


Awarded annually, the EMBO Gold Medal recognizes outstanding contributions of young researchers in the molecular life sciences.



The EMBO Gold Medal 2010 has been awarded to Jason W. Chin from the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology (MRC-LMB), Cambridge, UK.

He will present a lecture entitled: Reprogramming the code of life

For more detail about his achievements, please see the EMBO press release.

Winner of the EMBO Gold Medal 2009: Olivier Voinnet, CNRS Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Strasbourg, FR was presented with the medal at The EMBO Meeting 2009 in Amsterdam.