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EMBION Inauguration

The Danish National Cryo-EM Facility (EMBION) will officially be inaugurated on October 12, 2020, by Rector Brian Bech Nielsen and Dean Kristian Pedersen, among others. The inauguration will take place as an online event.

Info about event


Monday 12 October 2020,  at 11:00 - 12:00


Online meeting, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University

Danish National Cryo-EM Facility (EMBION) is a research collaboration led by Professor Poul Nissen from Aarhus University, with participation from the University of Copenhagen as well as the University of Southern Denmark and the Statens Serum Institut. Aalborg University and the Technical University of Denmark also support EMBION.

Read more about EMBION here.

On October 12, 2020, EMBION will be inaugurated at an online event with short talks by Rector Brian Bech Nielsen, Dean Kristian Pedersen, Flemming Besenbacher (iNANO founder and Chairman of the Carlsberg Foundation), Professor Poul Nissen, and EMBION partner Professor Guillermo Montoya (University of Copenhagen). 

Registration: Register here in order to receive the link for the online meeting.





Brian Bech Nielsen

Rector, Aarhus University


Stine Jørgensen

Deputy Director General, Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science

11.20-11.30Kristian PedersenDean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University


Flemming Besenbacher

Chairman of the Carlsberg Foundation and Supervisory Board, Carlsberg A/S


Guillermo Montoya

Professor, University of Copenhagen


Poul Nissen

Professor, Aarhus University

New Directions in Cryo-EM Research - 3rd CryoNET Symposium

The EMBION Inauguration is followed by the 3rd Annual CryoNET Symposium (online), which will highlight the latest discoveries facilitated by cryo-EM research and new directions that are emerging for cryo-EM research.

You can read more about the symposium and how to register via this link (Deadline for general registration is October 8, 2020).