Computational biology

Wolfgang Huber faces the camera smiling

Wolfgang Huber becomes ISCB Fellow

The contribution of EMBL Group Leader and Senior Scientist Wolfgang Huber has been recognised by the International Society for Computational…

By Edward Prior

Lab Matters

Female scientist stands in front of electron microscope that is taller than she is

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


Human silhouette showing internal organs including oesophagus and stomach. Circle with DNA bases A,T, C and G superimposed.

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection

The Gerstung Group at EMBL-EBI and collaborators have developed a statistical model that analyses genomic data to predict whether a patient has a…

By Oana Stroe


Mosaic of microscopy images of tumour, forming two broken DNA molecules

Artificial intelligence finds patterns of mutations and survival in tumour images

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that uses computer vision to analyse tissue samples from cancer patients. The…

By Mehdi Khadraoui


This image shows the structure of a bacterial group II intron

Genetic cut and paste at atomic resolution

Researchers in the Marcia group at EMBL Grenoble and the De Vivo lab at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa have obtained some of the most…

By Marius Bruer


EMBL scientists investigate rare lung disease

Researchers in EMBL’s Zaugg group have studied the causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare disease that causes high blood pressure…

By Fabian Oswald


Forkhead-Ets cooperation

How transcription factors work together

EMBL researchers have developed a method to observe interactions between transcription…

By Fabian Oswald


Emma Colliver and Sampurna Mukherjee discuss science, PhD life and more at the EMBL–Crick PhD Symposium.

Science date: The Crick meets EMBL

Crick and EMBL PhDs talk science over…

By Oana Stroe


Scientist and three children with large DNA helix model

Convention on the Rights of the Child stored in DNA

Children's rights stored in synthetic…

By Oana Stroe


Microbiomes take the stage at New Scientist Live

On microbiomes, public engagement and not being…

By Guest author(s)


Using multiplex-immunostaining to characterise B cells. PHOTO: Christine Wagner

B cells linked to immunotherapy

Immunotherapy: the role of B…

By Oana Stroe


Isidro Cortes-Ciriano

Welcome: Isidro Cortés-Ciriano

Exploring the cancer genomics…

By Oana Stroe



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