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Our mission is to train scientists. This blog is a platform for us to share updates on our annual programme, tips and tricks for scientists, new e-learning opportunities, and sometimes just something to make you smile.


The EMBL Course and Conference Office was established in 1983 to support EMBL scientists in the organisation of conferences, medium-sized workshops, practical courses, EMBL internal and one-off events. 

Rebecca Nicholl Decorative word map about training

The FAIR Training Handbook

Members of EMBL-EBI Training have recently published the FAIR Training Handbook; a guide to making training materials Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. The handbook follows on from the success of the team’s paper written in 2020 ‘Ten simple rules for making training…




Rebecca Nicholl Holobiont: driving biodiversity and agriculture research

Explore environmental DNA for assessing biodiversity

Learn how to apply metabarcoding analysis to eDNA for assessing biodiversity with the NERC Environmental Omics Facility (NEOF), UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UK-CEH), and EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Insitute. Sequencing DNA barcodes from mixed sources of DNA is being increasingly…






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