2019 - Final stages of planning for the laboratory renovation.
2019 - EMBL Rome celebrates its 20th anniversary.
2018 - Refurbishment of the campus canteen.
2017 - Memorandum of understanding signed with Sapienza University of Rome for joint PhD awards.
2017 - First annual ‘Summer in Science’ programme launched with Adamas Scienza.
2017 - Change of research focus: Mouse Biology Unit becomes Epigenetics and Neurobiology Unit; site changes its name from EMBL Monterotondo to EMBL Rome.
2016 - First annual ‘EMBL in Italy’ alumni event held at Sapienza University of Rome.
2014 - Three of the Unit’s group leaders obtain European Research Council funding (Cornelius Gross, Donal O’Caroll, and Rocio Sotillo).
2012 - Nadia Rosenthal leaves EMBL; Phil Avner takes over as Head of Unit.
2010 - The Italian National Research Council (CNR) purchases the Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Campus site from oil and gas company Eni.
2004 - Genome Expression Core Facility founded (now the Genetic and Viral Engineering Facility), headed by Jeanette Rientjes; later by Philip Hublitz and currently by Jim Sawitzke.
2003 - Opening of the new animal facility.
2002 - Transgenic Facility founded (now the Gene Editing and Embryology Facility), headed by Jakki Kelly-Barrett; later by José Gonzales, Pedro Moreira, Neil Dear, and currently by Neil Humphreys.
2001 - Klaus Rajewsky leaves EMBL; Nadia Rosenthal takes over as Coordinator of the Mouse Biology Programme.
1999 - Host site agreement signed (29 June); ratified by the Italian Parliament in 2001.
1999 - Official opening of the EMBL Monterotondo site (8 March).
1997 - Founding of EMBL Monterotondo on the Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Campus.
1996 - Klaus Rajewsky takes up the post of Coordinator of the Mouse Biology Programme.
1994 - EMBL Council and Director General Fotis Kafatos commit to establishing a Mouse Biology Programme in Monterotondo, with four research groups.