28th WBW

28th Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop on the Cell Nucleus will take place in Tartu, Estonia on June 16-20, 2025.

New WB secretary

At the 27th Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop on the Cell Nucleus held 19-23 June 2023 in Prague, Czech Republic, the International Committee has appointed Peter Hemmerich the new WB secretary. He will replace Pavel Hozak, who thanked for the time spent in this position, but decided to step down.

Stan Fakan, 1941-2023

On January 21st, Stan Fakan passed away. A long standing member of the Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop, he studied the cell nucleus and the transcription process at EM first in Wilhelm Bernhard’s lab in Villejuif and then at the Center of Electron Microscopy at the University of Lausanne.A kind, gentle person, Stan was always animated by

27th WB Workshop

The 27th Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop on the Cell Nucleus was decided to be held in Prague, Czech Republic due to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The Workshop will take place on 19 – 23 June 2023. More info is published on the official WBW27 website.

Ronald Hancock, 1933-2022

The members of the Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop are saddened by the passing of Ronald Hancock (Laval University, Québec, Canda). He was a pioneer in the study of the cell nucleus, a stalwart supporter and active participant in the Workshop, and a longtime member of its International Committee. He was a warm, outgoing individual who delighted

Honorary members

The International Committee acknowledged the invaluable contribution to the several decades of success of the workshops by promoting to the status of “Honorary Members” the following colleagues: