Anne Simonsen elected as new EMBO member

Today, Anne Simonsen, co-director of CanCell and professor at Institute for Basic Medical Sciences was bestowed the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership . She and 62 other leading scientists was awarded this in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences. We  extend our congratulations!

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Anne is among the 52 new Members and 11 Associate Members, residing in 25 countries, that have been newly elected and will join the community of the EMBO Membership. The new Members boast a large range of accomplishments, with candidates elected based on scientific excellence and pioneering research. She will join fellow CanCell director Harald Stenmark and become the tenth Norwegian member. 

EMBO is the European Molecular Biology Organization and is an organization of more than 1800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond.

"The new Members have contributed to the success of research in the life sciences in Europe and around the world,” said EMBO Director Maria Leptin. “As EMBO Members they can help to shape the future through EMBO’s work to support talented researchers, bring ideas together, and promote an international research environment conducive to excellent science.” 

For a more in-depth presentation of Anne's induction into EMBO, please visit Medical Faculty's News section here


Published July 7, 2020 3:22 PM - Last modified July 7, 2020 3:24 PM