PROFESSOR MILTOS TSIANTIS ELECTED MEMBER OF EMBO
28th Oct 2010
Congratulations to Professor Miltos Tsiantis, who has been elected a member of The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Miltos is Professor of plant developmental Genetics at the University of Oxford and utilises Arabidopsis thaliana and its relative Cardamine hiruta for comparative studies of leaf development in plants.
The EMBO nominates and elects new members every year, based on scientific excellence and in recognition of outstanding research contributions. EMBO membership comprises around 1,400 of the world’s foremost molecular biologists from all fields ranging from evolutionary to computational biology, neuroscience and plant biology. Members are elected on the basis of scientific excellence and provide their expertise to the various programmes co-ordinated by EMBO.