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EMBO at the National
Yang-Ming University

22 November 2017

About the event

This event will allow scientists at National Yang-Ming University to find out more about the opportunities for funding that EMBO provides to scientists based in Taiwan. This event will also focus on topics of interest for the scientific community, including scientific publishing and science policy.


About EMBO
EMBO plays a key role in the promotion of molecular life science in Europe. EMBO Members, 1700 in Europe and worldwide, are leaders in their field and are instrumental in guiding and implementing the EMBO programmes. Those include the prestigious EMBO Fellowships, EMBO Young Investigators and the EMBO Courses and Workshops. EMBO Press publishes The EMBO Journal, EMBO reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine.


EMBO and Taiwan

EMBO has a co-operation agreement with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), which enables scientists from Taiwan to apply to several of EMBO Programmes and funding opportunities.








    9:30 | Welcome address

    Bertrand Jordan, EMBO Member / Representative from National Yang-Ming University

  • 10:00 | EMBO funding & training opportunities for scientists at different stages of their career

    Luis Valente, Global Activities, EMBO

  • 10:30 | coffee break

  • 10:45 | EMBO Science Policy and Research Integrity

    Michele Garfinkel and Sandra Bendiscioli, Science Policy Programme, EMBO

  • 11:35 | Transparent Publishing & Open Science:  how to share reproducible data

    Bernd Pulverer,  EMBO Press

  • 12:30 | END

  • Afternoon

    14:00 | Meet the EMBO delegates  (please register here)

    Parallel sessions

    1. Group discussion (funding opportunities)
    2. Group discussion (science policy)
    3. One-to-one meetings with the Head of Scientific Publishing at EMBO (for senior researchers).

  • 16:30 | END