15 November 2023
Sara Fahs, who did her PhD from EMBL Heidelberg and is one of the newest members of the EMBL alumni association board, writes about key insights from her journey in science and her work on medicinal chemistry, during a career spanning academia and industry.
5 February 2021
A new paper from the Galej group at EMBL Grenoble describes the structure of key parts of the Integrator complex, involved in gene expression.
9 December 2020
Funding by the European Research Council (ERC) will support research on the timing of developmental processes in mammals
7 October 2020
The genome editing tool CRISPR–Cas9 – which plays a critical role in EMBL’s research – was recognised by the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
29 September 2020
Picture of the week
To study the effect of commonly used drugs on bacterial envelopes, EMBL scientists applied a biochemical assay using a colour reaction. The deeper the red, the stronger the disruptive effect of the drug.
18 September 2020
The internal clock that governs the development of embryos ticks slower for humans than for mice. Differences in the speed of biochemical reactions underlie the differences between species in the tempo of development.
3 July 2019
New insights into mechanisms behind embryonic development
2 March 2018
EMBL recognises the outstanding work of alumni with the John Kendrew and Lennart Philipson Awards
8 December 2017
How a research technician with a master’s degree contributed to Nobel Prize-winning work
4 October 2017
EMBL alumnus recognised for cryo-electron microscopy work
10 August 2016
Storage of pre-made nuclear pores allows for rapid cell division in fruit fly embryos
28 July 2016
New technique reveals uncharted docking sites in RNA-binding proteins
9 October 2015
Spaghetti-like proteins are surprisingly effective 'keys'
20 August 2015
Collaboration between scientists reveals collaboration between lipids.
20 October 2014
How Nobel-winning work by alumnus Stefan Hell shapes and inspires current EMBL scientists' research.
6 August 2014
How fruit flies beat the cold, plus the value of precisely controlled experiments and detailed analysis
4 August 2014
Edward Lemke edits special issue of ChemBioChem on boom of technology for genetic code expansion
1 July 2014
EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards - meet the latest honourees
17 June 2011
As any rock-climber knows, trailing a long length of rope behind you is not easy. A dangling length of rope is unwieldy and hard to manoeuvre, and can get tangled up or stuck on an outcropping. Cells face the same problem when dragging chromosomes apart during cell division. The chromosomes are…
6 December 2005
In the December 6 issue of Nature Biotechnology, scientists from 14 different organizations around the world, including the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, propose a new quality standard for biochemical models. MIRIAM [for Minimum information requested in the annotation of biochemical…
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