29 Jul Deborah Bourc’his elected member of EMBO

Déborah Bourc’his, 2010 FSER laureate, was elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).

This prestigious European organization, which celebrates its 50st birthday this year, promotes excellence in the life sciences by supporting talented researchers at all stages in their career and encouraging scientific exchanges. EMBO regroups more than 1 600 researchers, in Europe and elsewhere, amongst the best in the world.

Deborah Bourc’his joins the 12 other laureats who had already been member of EMBO : Edith Heard and Jean-Laurent Casanova (in 2005), Patrick Mehlen (in 2006), Bruno Lemaitre (in 2007), Giacomo Cavalli (in 2008), Thomas Lecuit (in 2009), Elena Levashina (in 2010), Yohanns Bellaïche (in 2011), Cédric Blanpain and Thomas Préat (in 2012), Gérard Eberl and Anne Eichmann (in 2013).

EMBO is an organization of more than 1700 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences.