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ELLS

European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences

Our inspiring educational experiences share the scientific discoveries of EMBL with young learners aged 10-19 years and teachers in Europe and beyond.

Past ELLS LearningLABs

Please find below a list of ELLS LearningLABs which took place in the past.

2020

27 January 2020
ELLS LearningLAB – “Fluoreszenzmikroskopie im Klassenzimmer”
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

5 March 2020
ELLS LearningLAB – “Fluoreszenzmikroskopie im Klassenzimmer
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2 Nov-7 Dec 2020
ELLS LearningLAB – Introducing your microbiome
Virtual

2019

18-20 February 2019
ELLS LearningLAB – Genes of Change: New Ways of Teaching Evolutionary Biology
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2018

12-14 September 2018
ELLS LearningLAB – “Genes, Research and Disease: Discovering Genomics for the Classroom”
University of Malta, Malta

25-27 March 2018
ELLS LearningLAB – “The molecule of life: decoding the message of DNA”
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2017

17 February 2017
In-House LearningLAB 2017 (registration restricted to EMBL staff)
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

19-21 March 2017
ELLS LearningLAB – “The new gene technology revolution exploring genome engineering and transgenic animal research”
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

25 Sept-6 Oct 2017
ELLS eTwinning course – “The power of DNA technology!
Virtual on European Schoolnet’s eTwinning platform

2016

22 January 2016
In-House LearningLAB 2016 (registration restricted to EMBL staff)
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

27-29 April 2016
ELLS LearningLAB – “Biodiversity in focus – exploring the barcode of life”
EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

10-11 October 2016
ELLS LearningLAB – “Bringing structures to life – new ways of teaching biology”
EMBL Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

2015

9-10 February 2015
Structural biology – shining light onto the fabric of life
EMBL Grenoble (European Photon & Neutron Science Campus) / La Casemate, Grenoble, France

25-26 April 2015
Learning from life – exploring new ways of teaching modern biology
Μαθαίνοντας από τη ζωή – Ανακαλύπτουμε νέους τρόπους διδασκαλίας της σύγχρονης Βιολογίας
NCSR Demokritos, Athens, Greece

2014

2-3 June 2014
Bioinformatics in the classroom – a complementary approach to teaching biology
Bioinformatika ve třídách – další přístup k výuce biologie
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

29-30  September 2014
Log in to Science – Forschern auf der Spur
Forschungssimulation am Beispiel der Eisenspeicherkrankheit (Hämochromatose)
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

2013

24 April 2013
Hämochromatose – Nachweis der HFE-Mutation

Vorstellung des neuen Hämochromatose-Experimentierkits für Schulen und Möglichkeiten der Integration in log2EMBL
ExploHeidelberg, Germany

2012

26 – 27 November 2012
Biology 2.0 – making sense of biological data
EMBL-EBI, Hinxton

15 – 16 November 2012
Alleskönner Antikörper – Einsatz in Wissenschaft, Diagnostik und Therapie
ExploHeidelberg / EMBL Heidelberg

4 – 5 October 2012
Log in to Science – Forschern auf der Spur
experimenta Heilbronn / EMBL Heidelberg

2011

9-11 November 2011
Better Biology with Bioinformatics
EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, Cambridge

24 -26 November 2011
On the Fly: A Practical Course for Teachers on Development in Drosophila melanogaster
IRB  Barcelona, Spain

6-8 April 2011
Stem Cells at the Forefront
EMBL Monterotondo

24-25 February 2011
A New Look at the Cell Cycle 
EMBL Heidelberg

2010

22 – 24 September 2010
Molecole e cellule a colori
EMBL, CusMiBio, Milan

10 – 12 May 2010
From Cells to Tissues to Organisms – Biology in 3D
EMBL Heidelberg

8 – 10 March 2010
Enhancing biology teaching using biological databases
EMBL-EBI Hinxton

1 – 3 March 2010
Colors of Life: New Frontiers of Microscopy
EMBL Monterotondo

2009

28 – 30 September 2009
Teaching Molecular Evolution in School
EMBL Heidelberg

15 – 17 July 2009
L’evoluzione della teoria di Darwin
EMBL Monterotondo

1 – 3 July 2009
The Power of DNA Technologies
EMBL Heidelberg

15 – 17 April 2009
New frontiers of research on genetic diseases: from the lab to the classroom
Instituto de Biologia y Genetica Molecular (IBGM) Valladolid, Spain

18 – 20 March 2009
Cell Cycle and Disease
EMBL Heidelberg

28 – 30 January 2009
Molecular evolution: modern evidence for Darwin’s theory
Molecular Biotechnology Center (MBC), Torino (Italy)

2008

6 – 8 February 2008
Learning about the brain
EMBL Monterotondo

12 – 14 March 2008
Introducing new approaches to teaching evolution in secondary schools
EMBL Heidelberg

24 – 26 April 2008
Structural Biology – Deciphering the chemistry of life
EMBL Hamburg / International School Hamburg

2 – 4 July 2008
New frontiers of research on genetic diseases
EMBL Monterotondo

9 – 11 July 2008
Approaching contemporary biomedical science topics in the classroom
EMBL Heidelberg

29 September – 1 October 2008
Bringing challenging DNA science topics into the classroom
EMBL Heidelberg

22 – 24 October 2008
Conoscere il sistema nervoso
EMBL Monterotondo

2007

28 February – 2 March 2007
Introducing new approaches to teaching biology in secondary schools
EMBL Heidelberg

4 – 6 July 2007
The power of DNA technology: applications and risks
EMBL Heidelberg

3 – 5 October 2007
Benefits and risks of the new technologies applied to the DNA
EMBL Monterotondo

2006

4 – 6 October 2006
Challenging molecules
EMBL Heidelberg

26 – 28 June 2006
Cutting edge technologies in Biosciences
Hellenic Pasteur Institute Athens

3 – 4 April 2006
Exploring molecules: from structure to function
Practical course to discover structural biology
EMBL Grenoble

23 – 24 February 2006
Genes and Diseases (in Italian)
Milan University (Centro per la diffusione della cultura scientifica nelle scuole medie superiori- Cus-Mi-Bio)

2005

19 – 21 September 2005
Challenging molecules
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

6 – 9 September 2005
From DNA to Protein
IBMC Porto, Portugal

27 – 29 May 2005
Exploring the molecules of life
In collaboration with the Bogdan Khmelnitsky Cherkasy National University
Cherkasy National University

17 – 19 January 2005
PERL course II
Landesakademie Baden-Württemberg, Esslingen, Germany

2004

6 – 8 December 2004
Stem cells: promises and challenges
EMBL Monterotondo, Italy

24 – 26 November 2004
From organisms to genes
University of Milan Centro Universitá – Scuola per Bioscienze-CUS-MI-BIO, Italy

30 September – 2 October 2004
From molecules to organisms
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

27 – 29 September 2004
PERL Course I
Landesakademie Baden-Württemberg, Esslingen, Germany

7 – 10 September 2004
From DNA to protein: science and school
Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC), Porto, Portugal

7 – 9 July 2004
From molecules to organisms
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

13 – 16 April 2004
Inspiring science
Gulbenkian Science Institute (IGC), Lisbon, Portugal

3 – 5 March 2004
From molecules to organisms
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

2003

22 – 24 October 2003
From molecules to organisms
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

27 August 2003
From genes to cellular behaviour
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

7 – 9 July 2003
From molecules to organisms
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

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