Nynke Dekker elected as member of EMBO

News - 04 July 2019 - Communication TNW

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has elected Nynke Dekker and 55 other life science researchers to its membership. Dekker joins a group of more than 1800 of the best life science researchers worldwide.

Being elected as a member of EMBO is a great honour. “EMBO Members are excellent scientists who conduct research at the forefront of all life science disciplines”, said EMBO Director Maria Leptin. Nynke Dekker's group focuses on understanding the key cellular process of DNA replication from a biophysical perspective in viral, bacterial, and eukaryotic systems

EMBO Members actively participate in the execution of the organization’s initiatives by serving on Council, committees and editorial boards, by evaluating applications for EMBO funding, by mentoring young scientists and by providing suggestions and feedback on activities.

EMBO will formally welcome its new Members and Associate Members at the annual Members’ Meeting in Heidelberg between 29 and 31 October 2019.

About EMBO
EMBO is an organization of more than 1800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of the organization 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.