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EMBL and Tara Ocean Foundation sail forward with formalised cooperation

The EMBL-Tara Ocean Foundation collaboration will expand opportunities to jointly explore molecular connections between ocean and…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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EMBL provides key infrastructure for COVID-19 drug screening project

EMBL Hamburg’s integrated structural biology facility has contributed to the success of a large-scale SARS-CoV-2…

By Edward Prior


Genome assemblies

Piecing together the best reference genome

Researchers reveal the best technology for assembling reference…

By Vicky Hatch


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Uniting strengths to expand research

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory and the Italian Institute of Technology have signed an agreement to expand the scope of their collaboration…

By Rossana De Lorenzi

Lab Matters

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EMBL Director General elected to US National Academy of Sciences

EMBL Director General Edith Heard has been elected into the US National Academy of Sciences, recognising her contributions to…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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SARS-CoV-2 curtails immune response in the gut

EMBL scientists, together with collaborators from Heidelberg University, have provided further evidence of the gut’s role in…

By Ivy Kupec


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Painting liver cells

A page from a biologist’s colouring book? EMBL’s new interior wall design? Not quite – a bunch of liver cells, grown in the lab so that…

By Marius Bruer

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EMBL DG joins WHO Science Council

Edith Heard has been appointed to a new World Health Organization advisory…

By Terry O'Connor

Lab Matters

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Peer Bork honoured for innovative scientific tools

Director of EMBL Heidelberg (Scientific Activities) receives the Novozymes Prize 2021 for developing and sharing bioinformatics…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

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EMBL strengthens collaborations in the French academic landscape

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between EMBL, Collège de France, and the Institute of Biology of the Ecole Normale Supérieure…

By Mylène André

Lab Matters

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Different immune responses identified in patients with COVID-19

Researchers identify differences in immune response in asymptomatic COVID-19 cases compared to those with severe…

By Oana Stroe


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Team Science: building diversity and inclusion in research

In a talk on 29 April, Professor Jeanette Woolard will share her experience of creating a more positive research…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters


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