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Tissue dynamics provide clues to human disease

EMBL scientists examine the molecular causes of a rare hereditary disease of the spine and ribs

By Guest author(s)

Science

Map showing institutes involved with EMBL in Twinning projects

EMBL shares expertise with four European institutes

Three international teams involving EMBL Heidelberg have been granted funding from the European Commission for three Twinning projects with institutes in Portugal and the Czech Republic.

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Understanding brain tumours in children

The causes of 40 percent of all cases of certain medulloblastoma – dangerous brain tumours affecting children – are hereditary. These are the findings of a recent genetic analysis carried out by scientists from EMBL and numerous colleagues around the world.

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Portrait of Bastian Drees, Head of Library

Welcome: Bastian Drees

Bastian Drees is a biophysicist turned librarian, who joined EMBL in January as the new Head of Library. Here, he discusses the changing role of libraries and how they can help scientists organise and share their results.

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Artistic life sciences

Paola Bertucci, from the Arendt Group at EMBL Heidelberg, studies the evolution of Platynereis dumerilii – a species of annelid polychaete worm.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

COVID-19 data sharing EMBL-EBI

EMBL-EBI leads International collaboration to share COVID-19 research data

EMBL-EBI set to launch European COVID-19 Data Platform to help store, share, and analyse research data linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Vicky Hatch

Science

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EMBL’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

EMBL is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for our staff and visitors.

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Springtime in Heidelberg

The iconic ATC – celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year – reflects the blue sky, the clouds and the rays of the Sun.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

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The history of EMBL in many voices

Stories from EMBL’s past are captured via the EMBL Archive’s Oral Histories programme

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

EMBL Alumni Award winners

2020 EMBL Alumni Award winners announced

Committee recognises outstanding contributions of EMBL alumni to science journalism and genome editing

By Marius Bruer

Alumni

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