EMBO Members and Associate Members are more than 1600 of the best researchers in Europe and around the world. Ordinary members reside or were elected while residing in an EMBC Member State, and associate members reside outside of the EMBC Member States.
Election to EMBO Membership is recognition of research excellence and the outstanding achievements made by a life scientist. 66 EMBO Members and Associate Members have been awarded Nobel Prizes. The annual nominations and elections ensure that the membership remains at the forefront of life science research.
Loeske Kruuk was elected as a member of EMBO in 2014.