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Social events
DE 2324 COM-A-15 · File · 1981
Part of EMBL Strategy and Communications material

This folder contains photographs of social events at EMBL, including a 1981 Fasching costume party, some event-related collages, a mountain climbing excursion, and Sir John Kendrew's retirement party. Some photographs are unlabeled.

Ada Yonath
DE 2324 C-OH-1 · File · 2016-09-08
Part of Oral Histories Programme

In this interview, Ada Yonath from the Weizmann Institute of Science who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009 talks about the development of her research on ribosomal crystallography. Especially her electron microscopy work together with Kevin Leonard and Sir John Kendrew is linked to the EMBL Heidelberg.

Petra Riedinger
DE 2324 C-OH-2 · File · 2016-10-27
Part of Oral Histories Programme

In this interview, Petra Riedinger describes her work as a graphic designer for scientists at EMBL Heidelberg since 1976. Petra Riedinger also reflects the evolution of graphic designing she witnessed while working for EMBL. The interview contains verbal descriptions of some of the posters Petra Riedinger designed for EMBL.

Jacques Dubochet
DE 2324 C-OH-3 · File · 2016-11-03
Part of Oral Histories Programme

In this interview, Jacques Dubochet who won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry descibes his work as a group leader at EMBL Heidelberg. This interview contains Dubochet's description of the research environment in which he developed cryo-EM sample preparation and vitrification. Furthermore, the interview contains some information about Dubochet's early life and career as well as his assessment of the current state of science, especially with regard to genetic editing.

Nelly van der Jagt
DE 2324 C-OH-4 · File · 2017-01-13
Part of Oral Histories Programme

This is an interview with Nelly van der Jagt who worked as a secretary for EMBL from 1975 until 2014. In this interview, Nelly van der Jagt especially reflects her work with four different Directors General as well as changes concerning the general working conditions of the EMBL site in Heidelberg.