Core Facilities

Micropipette tips in a liquid-handling robot

Helping to scale up coronavirus testing

Scientists at EMBL Heidelberg are contributing their expertise in a community effort to develop large-scale testing methods for coronavirus. Their goal is to increase the capacity and speed of testing, which is crucial for containing the pandemic.…

By Marius Bruer


Purified proteins on an SDS-polyacrylamide gel

Producing proteins for coronavirus research

The Protein Expression and Purification Core Facility at EMBL Heidelberg will produce proteins for several coronavirus-related research projects, to assist the development of new strategies to fight the virus.…

By Marius Bruer


Map showing institutes involved with EMBL in Twinning projects

EMBL shares expertise with four European institutes

Three international teams involving EMBL Heidelberg have been granted funding from the European Commission for three Twinning projects with institutes in Portugal and the Czech Republic.…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters


Finding your way around Platynereis dumerilii

EMBL researchers combine multiple datasets to develop expandable atlas of an entire animal…

By Marius Bruer


Steffen Lemke and Jakob Keck Genomics Core Facility

Engineering bacteria to fight diabetes

EMBL’s Genomics Core Facility supports students participating in the annual iGEM competition.…

By Fabian Oswald


EMBL appoints new Directors and Associate Directors

New Directors and Associate Directors

Promotions for Anne Ephrussi, Rainer Pepperkok, Paul Flicek and Jo McEntyre…

By Iris Kruijen

Lab Matters

CTLS: a professional association for core facilities

Core Technologies in Life Sciences (CTLS) association will be key resource for facility professionals…

By Isabelle Kling


Kim Remans heads EMBL's Protein Expression and Purification Core Facility. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp

Welcome: Kim Remans

"We’re open! We’re open to working with everybody, we’re open to new things."…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Lab Matters

Event gets to the core of research

Find out what’s in store at the 2016 Core Technologies for the Life Sciences meeting.…

By Julie Heinecke


Malte Paulsen. PHOTO: EMBL Photlab/Marietta Schupp

Welcome: Malte Paulsen

"There’s nothing nicer than seeing a user leave the facility happy"…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Lab Matters


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