Farewell to Iain Mattaj, Director General, EMBL
The directors of the Nordic EMBL Partnership nodes attended a farewell event at the EMBL in Heidelberg for Iain Mattaj on 27th Nov. 2018, as he nears the end of his Director General mandate. Professor Iain Mattaj will be succeeded by Professor Edith Heard, who officially joins EMBL in January 2019.
Professor Edith Heard is currently Director of the Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit at Institut Curie and holds the chair of Epigenetics and Cellular Memory at the Collège de France. Professor Iain Mattaj will take on a new role as Director of Human Technopole, a recently established research centre in Milan, Italy, in January 2019.
The Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine wishes to cordially thank Iain Mattaj for all his support over the past decade, and wishes him the very best for the future.