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Man standing next to painting

Welcome: Matthew Hartley

The challenges and opportunities when setting up a global archive for…

By Oana Stroe

Lab Matters

3D rendering of a human cell, attacked by a virus.

Cell under attack

It’s almost a year since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic, affecting all our lives. While the virus continues its grip on the…

By Mathias Jäger

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man wearing sweater and glasses stands in front of snow and glassy building

Welcome: Timo Zimmermann

The EMBL Imaging Centre is scheduled to open in 2021 with Timo Zimmermann as Team Leader for advanced light microscopy technology development and…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

Tube-like structures of a cell at sub-cellular level in red and grey.

Replication cycle of SARS-CoV-2 in 3D

Researchers have studied SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells and obtained detailed insights into the alterations induced in infected cells. This…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Black and white electron microscope image of Anopheles mosquito gametes, looking much like feathery fern leaf stencils

A bloom of crystals

How does your crystal garden grow? EMBL's Electron Microscopy Core Facility was able to capture this garden of blooming crystals as they studied…

By Ivy Kupec

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Royal Microscopical Society award for Yannick Schwab

The Head of the Electron Microscopy Core Facility at EMBL Heidelberg receives Mid-Career Scientific Achievement Award…

By Carla Manzanas

Lab Matters

Simone Mattei, the new team leader in electron microscopy service and technology development

Welcome: Simone Mattei

The new team leader offering services in electron microscopy discusses his hopes and plans for the forthcoming EMBL Imaging…

By Edward Prior

Lab Matters

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

Super-resolution image of the basal surface of a cellularising Drosophila embryo.

Actin crosslinking plays key role in tissue morphogenesis

New insights into mechanisms behind embryonic…

By Cella Carr

Science

An example virtual map of individual leukaemia cells on a resin section, detected automatically using SerialEM and py-EM.

Breaking the bottleneck in imaging data collection

Scientists develop software tools for automated acquisition of electron microscopy…

By Cella Carr

Science

An 88% complete model of human hemoglobin (PDB id 5ni1) built de novo by ARP/wARP into a 3.2 Å cryo-EM map. IMAGE: Victor Lamzin/EMBL

ARP/wARP 8.0 released

Researchers at EMBL Hamburg have released the next generation of their ARP/wARP…

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Optogenetics has successfully been used in a diverse range of organisms.

EMBL’s first wetlab e-learning courses go live

EMBL’s training programme launches its first e-learning courses: introductions to optogenetics and…

By Berta Carreño

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