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Professors Peter Donnelly (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics), Chris Tang (Dunn School of Pathology), Peter Somogyi (MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit) and Scott Waddell (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics) have been as a elected as members of European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).

They join 106 outstanding researchers from Europe and around the world as newly elected members of an organisation that stands for excellence in the life sciences.

EMBO has decided to strategically expand the scope of its membership on the occasion of its 50th anniversary to honour the progress that has been made in the fields of neuroscience and ecology & evolution. The 106 new members for 2014 include 50 scientists who have made exceptional contributions to these research areas.

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