Study trip to EMBL and DKFZ in Heidelberg

Aireal shots of  EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany(from hot air-Balloon)UPDATE: Final programme online – download here! Application still possible!

EUSJA study trip to Heidelbergfrom 18 to 20 of July 2011 to see 2 famous research institutes – DKFZ (German Cancer Research Centre) and EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory).

EUSJA has 25 invitations.

Journalists will be offered accommodation (3 nights), meal and travel to/from Frankfurtairport for free.

Applications (name, position in media, e-mail) should be sent via national associations by April 20.

Draft programme
Sunday 17 July

  • Arrival at Hotel ISG, Heidelberg

Monday 18 July

EMBL Heidelberg

  • 9.00 – 16.00 Introduction to EMBL: Presentation of research highlights /Tour to EMBL laboratories
  • 16.00 Greetings from Iain Mattaj, Director General EMBL
  • 16.15 Presentation of EUROSCIENCE Media awards. Keynote lecture: Clive Cookson, Science editor, Financial Times
  • 18.00 Evening reception in the EMBL Advanced Training Centre

Tuesday 19 July

EMBL Heidelberg: Presentation of research highlights / Visit of EMBL core facilities / One-to one interviews with scientists

  • 13.00 Departure to DKFZ Heidelberg / DKFZ afternoon and evening programme

Wednesday 20 July

  • DKFZ programme
  • 16.00 Departure

About Mogens Bisgaard

Self-employed science journalist and food writer based in Copenhagen. Specialises in food science, nutrition and sustainability.