EMBO Young Investigator Programme 2019 Now Open to Applications

Applications for the EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) Young Investigator Programme have now opened.

The Young Investigator Programme was established in order to support young scientists within the first four years of having established their own independent laboratories. Applicants to the programme must have been an independent group leader for at least one year, have an excellent track record, be under 40 years of age, and be carrying out research in the life sciences in an EMBO Member State.

The EMBO Member Staes are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.

The EMBO subject areas are: Cell Cycle, Cell & Tissue Architecture, Cellular Metabolism, Chromatin & Transcription, Development, Differentiation & Death, Evolution & Ecology, Genome Stability & Dynamics, Genomic & Computational Biology, Immunology, Membranes & Transport, Microbiology, Virology & Pathogens, Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Proteins & Biochemistry, RNA, Signal Transduction, Structural Biology & Biophysics, Systems Biology.

EMBO Young Investigators receive a financial award of €15,000 in their second year and can also apply for additional small grants of up to €10,000 per year.

Networking is a key aspect of the programme, and Young Investigators also benefit from extensive practical support.

The 2019 application round is now open with a deadline of 1 April 2019 (14:00 CEST).

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