EMBL-EBI celebrated its 25 anniversary on 1 September 2019. Credit: Spencer Phillips

25 years of EMBL-EBI

EMBL-EBI celebrated its 25 anniversary on 1 September…

By Oana Stroe


ENCODE researchers found that most of our DNA has a function: controlling when and where genes are turned on and off.

Fast forward for biomedical research

Today, an international team of researchers reveal that much of what has been called ‘junk DNA’ in the human genome is actually a massive control…

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International consortium announces the 1000 Genomes Project

Drawing on the expertise of multi-disciplinary research teams, the map developed by the 1000 Genomes Project will provide a view of biomedically…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

The first public nucleotide sequence database turns 25

It was the world’s earliest public database of DNA and RNA sequences and remains Europe’s primary nucleotide sequence resource. The…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

European bioinformatics grid receives 8 million Euro

The Commission of the European Union has awarded 8.3 million Euro to a pan-European task force who will improve access to biological information for…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters


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