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EMBL Scientific Visitor Programme opens eyes and doors

Facilitated by EMBL’s Scientific Visitor Programme in 2019, Silvia Dias Almeida spent a year in the Diz-Muñoz group, helping solidify her career…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Seeing deeper inside cells

While cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET) was first envisioned in 1968, the advances the Mahamid group are bringing to this 3D method for studying…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recognises EMBL scientists

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has recognised four EMBL researchers with their most recent awards, showing how tech trailblazers are integral to…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

Red loops on a black background are dotted with bright red flecks and pale blue ovals as part of a confocal microscope image of bone marrow cells.

A loopy baseline

Studying cancers means also knowing what healthy cells look like. In this case, mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) from healthy bone marrow are a bit…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

Internal structures of the lower portion of a mouse lung display as a conical shape, displaying a variety of brilliant colours.

ARISE fellowship programme readying for applications

Ever-evolving technology and related budgetary, regulatory, and management challenges prompted EMBL to establish its new ARISE fellowship programme,…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

Microscopic image of a cell, nucleus visible in bright green, cell membrane stained with a purple dye against black background.

Party at the nucleus?

The nucleus of this cell fluoresces in bright green thanks to GFP-labelled nucleoporin proteins. EMBL scientists use engineered nucleoporins as 3D…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

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EMBL forms new collaborations in France

EMBL and CIML have signed a memorandum of understanding that will open up new scientific…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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Taking charge by seeking ways to achieve gender balance

A three-day virtual conference, ‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’, explored how biology, social structures, and unconscious bias shape…

By Ivy Kupec

Events

Graphical representation of genome editing tool CRISPR in green and pink. Nobel prize medal on the right.

Powerful genome editing tool recognised by Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The genome editing tool CRISPR–Cas9 – which plays a critical role in EMBL’s research – was recognised by the Nobel Prize in…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

A series of images demonstrates the cell cycle trajectory, the first frame in each row shows a cell’s nucleus in grey. As it moves through its life cycle and enters new phases, markers change colour from red to green to pinpoint progression.

Deep learning captures cell cycle

Members of an EMBL-led research group with collaborators in Estonia and Russia have built and trained a deep learning model to better understand how…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

Black and white electron microscope image of Anopheles mosquito gametes, looking much like feathery fern leaf stencils

A bloom of crystals

How does your crystal garden grow? EMBL's Electron Microscopy Core Facility was able to capture this garden of blooming crystals as they studied…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

Colorful illustration conveys the balancing act women in science face, going between family and work responsibilities and wanting to succeed in both roles.

Indirect impacts of a pandemic on women in science

The EMBL conference that explored direct and indirect impacts from the current pandemic on women in science allowed for information and story sharing…

By Ivy Kupec

Events

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