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EMBL &cetera (July 1999)

Page 1:

  • News about services, staff, science and society: an introduction as to why EMBL &cetera was created.
  • EMBL's PhD officially recognised by Baden-Württemburg: the PhD degree granted by EMBL is now accepted like other international PhDs.
  • 25th Anniversary EMBL Alumni Meeting: an advertisement for the alumni meeting taking place on October 21-23, 1999 in Heidelberg, DE.

Page 2:

  • EMBL Council descends on Rome: the EMBL Council meeting took place in the new Research Programme in Mouse Biology in Monterotondo; the Scientific Programme was approved and the Council voted to approve the financial recommendations; announcement of the Host Site Agreement signed with the Italian government; list of presentations from Walter Witke, Ulrich Kalinke, José de la Pompa, Klaus Rajewsky and Glauco Tocchini-Valentini.
  • Photographs: Italy’s President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (at right) attended ceremonies inaugurating the new campus and the Adriano Buzzati-Traverso campus in Monterotondo, Italy.

Page 3

  • Monterotondo campus opens its doors: Opening of the new EMBL Research Programme in Mouse Biology on 8 March 1999 at the "Adriano Buzzati-Traverso" International Scientific Campus, in Monterotondo, Italy. List of goals, representatives and other campus hosts.
  • Photographs: Klaus Rajewsky and Fotis Kafatos at the inaugural reception, and Glauco Tocchini-Valentini.

Pages 4 and 5:

  • New faces at the Szilárd Library: Description of improvements for the Szilárd Library. New librarians: David Westley and Regina Herhoff.
  • Quote from Mary Holmes referring to the beginning of Szilárd Library.
  • Biography of Leó Szilárd.
  • Photographs: Librarians Regina Herhoff and David Westley.

Page 6;

  • EMBL kids get a new stomping ground.
  • Photographs: various views of the new Kinderkrippe and Kindergarten building.

Page 7:

  • Science & Society: Announcement of the next Seminar. Speaker: Professor Jürgen Mittelstrass. Title: The Impact of the New Biology on Ethics. Date 19 September 1999.
  • ILO decides on salary adjustment for 1995: Claim to EMBL Council to remake the salary adjustment.
  • Obituaries: Alexandra Freiburg (1971-09-10/1999-07-14) and Paolo Fasella (1930-12-16/1999-06-11).

Page 8:

  • People @ EMBL – New people at EMBL (Jan Ellenberg, Elena Conti, Bettina Böttcher and José Luis de la Pompa)
  • In Other News: News about Peer Bork and Iain Mattaj
  • Medlines of the Month: contest

[Index kindly prepared by EMBL alumna Patricia Resa-Infante.]