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Explore the opportunities in the new EMBL programme ‘Molecules to Ecosystems’

The EMBL programme ‘Molecules to Ecosystems’ outlines the plans for EMBL's next five-year cycle in 2022-2026.

EMBL’s vision is to advance understanding of ecosystems at the molecular level and study life in context. The result will be fundamental research that expands what we know about life on earth and provides new means to address major global challenges.

This new Programme will expand EMBL’s scope to study the molecular basis of life in the context of changing environments, transforming our understanding of life on earth and informing potential solutions for some of society’s biggest challenges, such as irreversible loss of biodiversity, antimicrobial resistance, pollution, climate change, food security, and emergent pathogens. More research – at the molecular level – is needed to understand the underlying principles of phenotypic variation and how organisms respond to changing environments.

From exploring the molecular components inside a cell to studying whole populations and ecosystems, EMBL scientists will build upon EMBL’s existing strengths and expertises to explore these research themes that foster collaborative, multidisciplinary research: Molecular Building Blocks, Cellular and Multicellular Dynamics, Microbial Ecosystems, Infection Biology, Human Ecosystems, Planetary Biology, Data Sciences, and Theory@EMBL

Watch the presentation video of the new EMBL programme.

Download brochure of EMBL's new programme 'Molecules to Ecosystems'

DANEMO Fellowships for Collaborative Work

The fellowships are strategic funds for stimulating and establishing new contacts to EMBL groups and enhancing knowledge of EMBL and EMBO and the possibilities that the Danish EMBL membership entails, with focus on the new research areas under EMBL’s new scientific programme "Molecules to Ecosystems"

DANEMO fellowships support:

  1. Visits to EMBL laboratories, core facilities and user services for researchers (and students) at Danish research institutes for specific experiments or techniques
  2. Network meetings aiming for collaborations with EMBL researchers
    • for research groups and networks at Danish research institutes that see new opportunities for collaboration with EMBL in the new EMBL programme, which includes also new areas such as environmental studies, climate change studies, ecology, biodiversity, microbiomes
    • for research groups that would like to engage in ambitious collaborative research activities, for example EIPOD collaborations, ERC synergy grants, Horizon2025, or the like, that can develop into further collaborations and knowledge transfer between researchers at Danish institutions and EMBL laboratories/facilities.

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Become a Student Ambassador Today!

The process to find our new student ambassadors has begun!

The opportunities at EMBL and EMBO are plentiful, so much so that we need recruitment to share them all. A lot of the grants and fellowships are steered towards students, but not a lot of students know about them. We believe that in engaging students, we can offer the best knowledge with peer-to-peer interactions. We want to help students become more aware of EMBL and EMBO, help them make use of the different opportunities present. At the same time, the students will help us create awareness of DANEMO and what we have to offer, while gaining some great volunteer-experience for their resume. 

As this is our first ambassador-team, our new recruits can help form the ambassador-concept; therefore, it holds many possibilities for exploring new possibilities or creating new projects. The goal is to create awareness of EMBL and EMBO opportunities, primarily for students, by students, while also creating and maintaining a new national network.

If this sound like a project for you or if you would like to hear more, please contact Amalie on: Amaliehallberg@mbg.au.dk 

To apply please send a short description of why you want to become an ambassador, to: Amaliehallberg@mbg.au.dk 

Mission of DANEMO

DANEMO is the Danish research support center and communication platform with the mission to increase attention to the numerous opportunities at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) for career paths, funding, and scientific services such as core facilities, databases, instruments, and large-scale facilities. EMBO and EMBL opportunities are relevant to everyone in the Danish research communities within life sciences in both academia and industry, from undergraduates to senior scientists! 

The aim is to raise the awareness and use of the many exciting research positions and fellowships at cutting-edge facilities to strengthen careers in science and research support, and of the many resources in science offered by EMBL and EMBO. Hopefully DANEMO’s mission will result in more Danish applicants to the PhD, postdoc and group leader programmes at EMBL, as well as the many career developing opportunities for research facility and support staff, use of scientific services at EMBL, and for fellowship, course opportunities and networks at EMBO.  

EMBL & EMBO scientific events in 2022

The EMBL Events website is a major European platform for sharing and expanding research, knowledge and contacts through face-to-face and virtual interaction. Learn also more about training at EMBL here

Download the poster with 2022 events (with interactive links)

See full list of EMBL events (with upcoming registration & abstract submission deadlines)

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EMBO Courses & Workshops stimulate exchanges of the latest scientific knowledge and offers training in new techniques. The programme funds workshops, practical courses and lectures courses.

See full list of EMBO events (with upcoming registration deadlines)

EMBO Lab Leadership courses

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