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Professor Corinne Houart & Professor Beatriz Rico elected as new EMBO Members

Professor Corinne Houart and Professor Beatriz Rico have been elected as new members of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

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Professor Corinne Houart and Professor Beatriz Rico have been elected as new European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) members. They join 62 life scientists elected this year to its membership, and join a community of more than 1,800 leading researchers promoting excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond. 

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Professor Corinne Houart, Deputy Director of the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology (CDN) and Professor of Developmental Neurobiology, leads a research team exploring the cellular, molecular and morphogenetic mechanisms building the vertebrate forebrain.

The EMBO is a transformative force in maintaining research excellence and international exchanges across Europe. I am delighted to join its membership, looking forward to support its activities and participate in shaping European research– Professor Corinne Houart

Professor Rico is Professor of Developmental Neurobiology and leads the Brain Disease Research Programme in the CDN. Her lab’s aim is to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling the development and maturation of neural networks in health and disease

It is an honour to be elected as an EMBO Member. I am thrilled to be part of this community that pursues, supports and contributes to research excellence across Europe– Professor Beatriz Rico

EMBO is an organisation of more than 1,800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond. 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 research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. Collectively, they aim to influence the direction of the life sciences in Europe and beyond.

I am delighted to welcome the new members into our organisation and look forward to working with them. An election to the EMBO Membership recognises outstanding achievements in the life sciences. The new members will provide expertise and guidance that will help EMBO to further strengthen its initiatives– Maria Leptin, EMBO Director

The new EMBO Members will be formally welcomed at the annual EMBO Members’ Meeting between 27 and 29 October 2021.

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Corinne Houart

Professor of Developmental Neurobiology

Beatriz Rico

Beatriz Rico

Professor of Developmental Neurobiology