Research Groups


EMBO announces new members for 2015

20th May 2015. EMBO has elected neurobiologist Amparo Acker-Palmer as one of its new members.  Her research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of guidance cues involved in the formation of nervous and vascular systems. This is the second excellent piece of news this month for Amparo Acker-Palmer who recently was also selected by the European Research Council for one of its ERC Advanced Grants.

EMBO is an organization of leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences. "EMBO Members influence the future direction of science and help to strengthen research communities by encouraging interactions between countries," EMBO Director Maria Leptin remarked (EMBO press release). The major goals of EMBO are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

Amparo Acker-Palmer, Institute of Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, Buchmann Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, Campus Riedberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Tel.: +49 (0)69 798-42563,