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EMBL.org: Putting our best footer forward

Ken Hawkins

A major aspect of EMBL.org’s navigation is the global footer, and we’ve known it needs work. In partnership with colleagues from across EMBL and EMBL-EBI we have created and implemented this first in a range of subtle — but broad — improvements to support the footer and navigation…



Osamu Shimomura

Marius Bruer

Difficult times couldn't stop Osamu Shimomura from embarking on a successful research career. Grasping opportunities as they arose, he would later discover Green Fluorescent Protein – which has become an indispensable tool in labs around the world today.


Rita Levi-Montalcini

Marius Bruer

Rita Levi-Montalcini's path to becoming a researcher was all but a smooth one. But with passion, persistence, and creativity, Rita overcame the obstacles life presented to her and embarked on a journey to study the secrets of the nervous system.


Barbara McClintock

Marius Bruer

When genetics was still a niche discipline, American biologist Barbara McClintock set out to study genes and chromosomes in maize. Her experiments revealed that chromosomes are not at all unchangeable, fixed entities.


Accelerating one EMBL.org

Ken Hawkins

On 4 December 2020 the new EMBL.org received a package of major refinement. Driven by stakeholder desire for a shorter version of the page, the outcome is greater focus on EMBL’s mission areas.


10 benefits of EMBL’s WordPress microsites

Szymon Kasprzyk

In the past two years, digital and design teams in EMBL’s Communications group have been collaborating closely with the IT team in Heidelberg and the Web Development team at EBI to customise WordPress platform and to meet EMBL’s look, feel and requirements.




On Book Making

Sarah Nguyen

Hi, I’m Sarah, a design trainee from Australia who has been on the EMBL design team for 7 months now. For the past few months i’ve been working on the EMBL Teenager activity book. This book is just one example of the variety of projects the design team takes on. Creating something from…

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