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Young Investigator Meeting 2017


17-19 May 2017


The annual EMBO Young Investigator Meeting provides a forum for the members of the programme to network and exchange ideas. Young Investigators present their research and informal discussions give the opportunity to exchange ideas on scientific or general interest topics.



The official programme will start at lunch-time on Wednesday 17 May 2017 and finishes mid-afternoon on Friday 19 May 2017. The meeting comprises of short talks from all attendees, lots of time for networking, and a session where you can learn more about the YIP programme and provide input on its activities. A discussion session on research assessment practices is also being organized. Finally, optional training workshops will be held on the morning of 17 May. 



The meeting will take place at the EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany.


EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, D69117 Heidelberg

web: www.embl.de



All current and former EMBO Young Investigators and EMBO Installation Grantees are invited to participate, as well as EMBL group leaders. Registration is now closed, if you would like to participate but have not registered please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



The YIP office will arrange accommodation for registered participants. The meeting hotel is:


Hotel Villa Toskana, Hamburger Str. 4-10, 69181 Leimen

phone: (34) 93 486 88 00 | web: www.hotel-villa-toskana.de



Participants should please book their own travel. If you are arriving to Frankfurt international, and provide your travel details by 18 April, we will arrange airport transfers for you. Please see travel to EMBO for information/advice on travelling to Heidelberg.


Please keep us updated with your travel plans, so we can arrange the programme, airport transfers and hotel accommodation accordingly.  


Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed after the meeting (please refer to the travel guidelines for Young Investigators). 



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Gerlind WallonGerlind Wallon
Deputy Director
Programme Manager
T. +49 6221 8891 112

Olena SteshenkoOlena Steshenko
Programme Officer
T. + 49 6221 8891 110