Chris Meisinger Elected into the Academy of Europe

Jun 14, 2023

In June 2023,  SFB 1381 speaker Chris Meisinger was elected as a new member of the “Academia Europaea” for his “outstanding achievements as a scientist” in the field of mitochondrial research.

The aim of the non-governmental Academy is to promote European research, to advise governments and international organisations on scientific issues, and to support interdisciplinary and international research. The Academia Europaea was founded in 1988 and has by now about 5000 members across all reserach fields, among them 83 Nobel laureates. Appointment to the Academia Europaea is based solely on personal nomination and a multi-stage competitive selection process, and is for life after election by the Council of the Academy.

For more information, see the press release of the University of Freiburg and Molecularbiology and the homepage of the Academia Europaea.