The 2008 EMBL PhD Symposium held at EMBL Heidelberg from October 23rd to
25th calls for applications from PhD students and young scientists.
The symposium is the 10th in a series of very successful international
conferences for young scientists, organized by PhD students of the European
Molecular Biology Laboratroy - EMBL. The topic of this year's symposium is
Decision Making in Biology Nature at the Crossroads". Four sessions will
adress decisions at different levels of complexity, moving from cells to
populations and from molecules to the animal mind. Confirmed Speakers
include Nobel Prize Laureate Tim Hunt (Cambridge University), Baroness Susan
Greenfield (Oxford University), Nenad Ban (ETH Zuerich) and Hans Schoeler
(MPI Muenster). Beside excellent lectures, the symposium offers an
interactive environment which is acclaimed by both the junior and the senior
Online registration closes 7th September, we strongly encourage submission
of poster abstracts and applications for participant talks. The speakers
will choose a poster prize winner. Registration fee is 100 Euros and
includes accomodation and meals. Selected participants, e.g. the winner of
the poster prize, are refunded their registration fee.
For further information about Heidelberg, the EMBL and the symposium itself,
please visit the symposium website at
or write to
phdsymposium2008 from embl.de
We appreciate your assistance in forwarding the notice to colleagues
who may be interested in the symposium.
Thank you for your help.
The PhD Student Symposium Organising Committee
This conference is supported by the European Commission's Marie Curie SCF
(Series of Conferences & Training Courses) Action, under the Sixth Framework
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