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EMBL SPC facility supports COVID-19 projects

The Sample Preparation and Characterisation Facility (SPC) at EMBL Hamburg reopens to support scientists working on Covid-19 research. The SPC…

By Sara Verstraeten

Science

Liquid handling robot transfering protein crystalisation solutions

Responding to health threats posed by coronaviruses

By re-opening the High-Throughput Crystallisation (HTX) lab at EMBL Grenoble, EMBL is supporting structural biology projects to respond to the health…

By Sara Verstraeten

Science

Crystallization reagents being prepared by a pipetting robot at the HTX lab.

Remote access to EMBL structural biology pipelines to support research on SARS-CoV-2

The Marquez Team has restarted operations at the High-Throughput Crystallisation (HTX) lab at EMBL Grenoble. The team has developed a fully automated…

By Sara Verstraeten

Science

Laboratory Officer Nicole Schieber working in EMBL's Electron Microscopy Core Facility. PHOTO: Viola Oorschot/EMBL

Taking a closer look at infected cells to better understand COVID-19

EMBL electron microscopy specialists collaborate with researchers from Heidelberg University Hospital to understand the changes occurring in cell…

By Anne-Marie Alleaume

Science

Close-up view of the interior of a protein analytics system

Exploring synthetic antibodies to stop coronavirus

Scientists at EMBL Hamburg and Karolinska Institutet Stockholm aim to find synthetic antibodies – known as nanobodies – that bind a surface…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Artistic rendering of an RNA-binding protein interacting with an RNA molecule.

Helping researchers identify host proteins used by coronavirus

EMBL scientists working in the groups of Matthias Hentze and Wolfgang Huber have created RBPbase – a database of RNA-binding proteins – to assist…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Collage of images representing wet and dry lab research and healthcare

Why share data during a pandemic?

In March 2020, planes were grounded, streets went quiet, and our lives changed forever. But while the world came to a halt, many scientists were…

By Oana Stroe

Science

COVID-19 Data Portal logo on globe background

EMBL-EBI launches COVID-19 Data Portal

The new collaborative space will help scientists, public health and healthcare professionals around the world to fight the coronavirus…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Supporting international research on the structure of the coronavirus

EMBL Heidelberg reopens the Cryo-Electron Microscopy Service Platform to support coronavirus structural biology…

By Anne-Marie Alleaume

Science

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…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Identifying how potential COVID-19 drugs work

EMBL researchers are studying how drugs that have shown good results against COVID-19 work in living…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

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…

By Marius Bruer

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