Alexander Aulehla on the left and Paul Flicek on the Right

Two EMBL scientists become EMBO Members

This year, EMBO elected 63 new members, including Alexander Aulehla, Group Leader and Senior Scientist at EMBL Heidelberg, and Paul Flicek, Associate Director of EMBL-EBI Services, Senior Scientist, Group and Team Leader at EMBL-EBI.…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

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Edith Heard wins L’Oréal–UNESCO Award

EMBL Director General recognised alongside four other exceptional women in the life sciences…

By Edward Dadswell

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Matthias Hentze

EMBL Director honoured by the international RNA Society…

By Terry O'Connor


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

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Janka Motešická, a EUCYS 2018 prize winner

Slovakian teen scientist visits EMBL

Interview with Janka Motešická: a EUCYS 2018 prize winner…

By Doreen Feike

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Tanmay Bharat and Patrick Baeuerle, winners of the EMBL's 2019 alumni awards

2019 alumni awards

Scientists honoured for contributions in cancer immunotherapy and structural biology…

By Cella Carr


Gareth Griffiths and Rein Aasland at the CASE awards.

Excellent alumni

EMBL alumni Gareth Griffiths and Rein Aasland receive the 2018 “Volunteer of the Year” award…

By Patrick Mueller


Melina Schuh has received an EMBO Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to the life sciences in Europe.

Melina Schuh receives EMBO Gold Medal

EMBL alumna Melina Schuh recognised for excellence in science…

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As a cell prepares to divide, the chromosomes (shown here in pink) condense, becoming more tightly coiled and easier to observe under the microscope. The faint structure in the centre is a cell nucleus in which the chromosomes are in their usual decondensed state.

Exploring genetic variation

EMBL group leader Jan Korbel reflects on his scientific origins and current research…

By Edward Dadswell


Iain Mattaj has been elected as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the United States of America.

Iain Mattaj elected NAS foreign associate

EMBL’s Director General has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences of the United States…

By Berta Carreño

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