NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Czech Republic has joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, making it the 21st nation to become a member of the international non-profit research institution, EMBL said today.

Czech researchers will now be able to use EMBL's facilities and services, and early career scientists will be able to apply for scholarships to PhD and postdoctoral programs. Researchers also may be able to receive PhD degrees awarded jointly by EMBL and a Czech institution, and the country may be able to host an EMBL partnership institute.

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