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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

Lab Matters

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

Lab Matters

Janka Motešická, a EUCYS 2018 prize winner

Slovakian teen scientist visits EMBL

Interview with Janka Motešická: a EUCYS 2018 prize winner

By Doreen Feike

Lab Matters

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

By Guest author(s)


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

Lab Matters

HiGlass (http://higlass.io) is an exploratory visualization tool for genomic data developed by Nils Gehlenborg and his team that provides analysts with a flexible interface to explore genomic and epigenomic data, including genome wide interactions, across multiple scales. IMAGE: Nils Gehlenborg

Kendrew and Philipson Awards Winners 2018

EMBL recognises the outstanding work of alumni with the John Kendrew and Lennart Philipson Awards

By Berta Carreño



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