Eileen Furlong#

Email:furlong 'at' embl.de
Membership Number:4325
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:efurlong
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://furlonglab.embl.de


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 to date Head of the Genome Biology Unit/Dept., EMBL Heidelberg Interdisciplinary department containing nine research groups doing cutting edge research in genomics
  • 2009 to date Senior faculty, EMBL Heidelberg
  • 2002 - 2008 Group leader/Principle Investigator, EMBL, Germany
  • 1996 - 2002 Post-doctoral research fellow, Stanford University, US
  • 1992 - 1996 Ph.D. student, University College Dublin, Ireland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genome regulation
  • Transcriptional regulation
  • Transcriptional networks
  • Developmental enhancers
  • Epigenetics
  • Chromatin biology
  • Cell fate decisions
  • Developmental biology
  • Embryonic development

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Beddington Lecture, NIMM UK
  • 2014 Member of the ERC grant Review Committee (LS2) (2014-2018)
  • 2014+ Elected organiser (one of three) of the ‘Drosophila Crete meeting’, which runs every two years. This is an extremely important meeting within the Drosophila community. It has been running for over 40 years, and is considered a great honour to be put at the helm.
  • 2013 Elected EMBO member
  • 2013 ERC advanced investigator award (CisRegVar)
  • 2013 Elected member of the international Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Institut Curie
  • 2012 Member of the "Faculty of 1000 Biology"
  • 2011 Scientific Advisory Board "FlyAtlas". A community resource to annotate tissue-specific expression
  • 1999 - 2002 Walter and Idun Berry postdoctoral fellowship
  • 1997 - 1999 Long term EMBO post-doctoral fellowship

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