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Ivy Kupec

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EMBL Hamburg lights the way to folding next-level origami

Using EMBL Hamburg’s world-class structural biology infrastructure, researchers advance the folding of protein ‘origami’ designed in the…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

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Coronavirus vaccine uses EMBL’s earliest virus research

EMBL alumnus Kai Simons did early work with Semliki Forest virus membranes, which is now central to a COVID-19…

By Ivy Kupec

Alumni

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From mRNA researcher to BioNTech manager

EMBL alumnus Pawel Masiewicz has transferred skills and experience gained at EMBL to oversee starting materials for mRNA vaccine…

By Ivy Kupec

Alumni

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After the lecture: Tracey Brown

Tracey Brown from Sense about Science shares her thoughts on the need to empower women to share and access scientific…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Welcome: Sinem Saka

As one of EMBL’s newest group leaders, Sinem Saka will combine multiple technologies, such as microscopy and single-cell omics, to solve biological…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Reflecting on allyship as women in science

Being a woman in science takes allies, not just great science. Here, EMBL’s L’Oréal–UNESCO Fellows talk about support…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Coding between the vines

EMBL Teen Maria-Theresa Licka shares how female scientists guided & inspired her to develop an app to ID vine…

By Ivy Kupec

Alumni,Lab Matters

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A better look at a human RNA polymerase

New EMBL research shows where & to what degree a component of cellular machinery known as RNA Pol III is mutated and becomes…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

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Welcome: Timo Zimmermann

The EMBL Imaging Centre is scheduled to open in 2021 with Timo Zimmermann as Team Leader for advanced light microscopy technology development and…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Welcome: Olivier Duss

One of EMBL’s newest group leaders, Olivier Duss, will explore how RNA folds into functional structures and how it works with proteins to control a…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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It’s like a party in your brain

Fluorescent dyes light up a cellular community of neurons and brain immune cells (microglia), which were derived from stem…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

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In kefir, microbial teamwork makes the dream work

Researchers discovered the dominant species of bacteria in kefir grains cannot endure without other species that help the 'team'…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

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