July 07, 2020. EMBO is an organization that unites leading researchers in the life sciences to promotes scientific excellence. Every year, new members are selected from among Europe’s top-scientists based on a large range of accomplishments, scientific excellence and pioneering research. EMBO membership is one of most highly prized recognitions of excellence in the life sciences for individual researchers. This year, Alain Goossens joins the other PSB EMBO members Jenny Russinova, Wout Boerjan and Dirk Inzé.