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Fiona Watt appointed as EMBO Director

13 July 2021

Following her appointment as EMBO Director, Professor Fiona Watt has announced she will step down from the role as Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council in early 2022 to succeed current EMBO Director Maria Leptin. She has been a member of EMBL’s Scientific Advisory Committee since 2016.

Professor Watt will be the sixth director of EMBO – excellence in the life sciences – taking up the appointment in early 2022. Read full details f her appointment below:


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