!!!Iain Mattaj
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2019 First Director of the Human Technopole Foundation
*2005 - 2018 Director General, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
*1999 - 2005 Scientific Director, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
*1990 - 2005 Programme Coordinator, Gene Expression Programme (EMBL)
*1985 - 1990 Group Leader at EMBL
*1982 - 1985 Postdoctoral Research at the Biocenter, University of Basel with Dr. Eddy De Robertis
*1979 - 1982 Postdoctoral research at the Friedrich-Miescher-Institute, Basel, with Dr. Jean-Pierre Jost
*1978 - 1979 Postdoctoral research at the University of Leeds, Dept. of Genetics, England
*1974 - 1978 Postgraduate studies at the University of Leeds, Dept. of Genetics, England with Dr. John Wootton
*1970 - 1974 Undergraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Group of ribonucle oprotein particles (RNP) that function in the processing of messenger RNA precursors
*Aspects of the regulation of processes that occur during cell division
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__Honours and Awards__
*1989 Elected member of EMBO
*1990 Awarded the FEBS Anniversary Prize
*1998 - 2001 President-Elect and President of the RNA Society
*1999 Elected member of Academia Europeae
*1999 Elected “Fellow of the Royal Society, FRS”
*2000 Elected “Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, FRSE”
*2001 Awarded the Caledonian Research Foundation/RSE prize lectureship
*2001 Awarded the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
*2001 Awarded Honorary Membership of the Japanese Biochemical Society on presentation of the “President’s Symposium Plenary Lecture”
*2001 Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
*2002 Appointed Trustee of the Darwin Trust, a charitable trust dedicated to supporting young scientists from developing countries
*2003 Appointed as a Curator of the Lautenschläger Research Prize
*2005 Elected member of the “Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina”
*2005 Delivered the “Severo Ochoa Commemorative Lecture” marking the centenary of Ochoa’s birth in Madrid
*2006 Appointed member of the Life Sciences Search Committee for the Körber Prize
*2006 Appointed member of the Search Committee for the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
*2006 Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Bio-Sciences of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany 
*2010 Honorary Doctorate, University of Edinburgh, UK
*2010 Recipient of the Science and Society Award of the Italian Chemical Society
*2012 Recipient of the Feldberg Foundation Prize, Germany/UK
*2012 Honorary Doctorate, University of Dundee, UK
*2013 Honorary Doctorate, Umea University, Sweden
*2016 Elected “Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, FMedSci”
*2017 Elected “Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences”
*2017 Visiting Professor, University Milano-Bicocca, Italy
*2017 - present Chair of the Board of Trustees, Darwin Trust 
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