About the author

Mathias Jäger

Mathias Jäger has a PhD in astronomy and a passion for science communication. This brought him from the macro to the microworld.


Articles by Mathias Jäger

Analysis of human genomes in the cloud

Scientists from EMBL present a tool for large-scale analysis of genomic data with cloud computing. Main advantages of the new tool, called Butler, are continuous system monitoring and its ability to self-heal in case of failure, allowing for 43% more efficient data processing than previous approaches. The tool was developed for the Pan-Cancer project. The […]

By Mathias Jäger


From cosmetics to blood cells

Morgan Oatley and her colleagues in Christophe Lancrin’s group investigated how haematopoietic stem cells emerge from the endothelium in developing mouse embryos.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Injured lung

Muzamil Majid Khan, a postdoc in the Pepperkok team at EMBL Heidelberg, studied the piece of tissue visible in this image.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Hungarian Minister visits EMBL

László Palkovics, Hungarian Minister for Innovation and Technology, visited EMBL Heidelberg

By Mathias Jäger


Judith Reichmann receives Paul Ehrlich prize

Judith Reichmann will receive this year’s Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for Young Researchers

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

Look at these curves!

The image shown here is a 3D-rendering created by Julian Hennies from the Schwab team.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week



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