EMBL Council comprises national representatives of our member states and is EMBL’s governing body. Our Director General is Professor Edith Heard FRS.
EMBL pursues five missions in research, services, training, technology transfer and policy development. Our five-year plans are set out in our Scientific Programme.A leader in Europe and worldwide
EMBL fosters International Relations across Europe and worldwide, and we have partnerships with comparable institutions. Our Strategy Office aligns activities across all sites, and you can learn more in our History and Legal Status section.