scientists teaching about the microbiome

Applications for virtual learning lab open

The European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS), EMBL’s education facility, invites secondary school science teachers to participate…

By Fabian Oswald

Lab Matters

Microscope assembly

Building microscopes to learn biology

How EMBL’s ‘Microscope in Action’ introduces teenagers to the basics of fluorescence…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

The ELLS team

Building engagement

The team at ELLS use Lego to teach children the fundamentals of…

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

European Researchers' Night

Night of research, culture and treats

The EMBL Teens reporters discover the European Researchers’…

By Patrick Mueller


Robert Prevedel talks about EMBL and microscopy at the Internationale Gesamtschule Heidelberg. PHOTO: EMBL/Hugo Neves

Science in a suitcase

School students build fluorescence microscopes designed by members of the Prevedel group and…

By Emma Steer


Isabelle Bergiers (Postdoctoral Researcher), Andrea Totaro (Student) and Christophe Lancrin (Group Leader) post for a group photo.

Italian school students experience life in the lab

School student Andrea Totaro and EMBL group leader Christophe Lancrin…

By Annika Duda

Lab Matters

Experience life in the lab!

Call for applications for school students to join ‘Summer in Science’ in…

By Annika Duda

Lab Matters

Bioinformatics with a bang

Unexpected adventures at EMBL LearningLAB focused on…

By Adam Gristwood

Lab Matters

No coincidence: organisers of this year’s PhD Symposium gather at EMBL Heidelberg 22–24 October for Just by Chance? Randomness and variability shaping biology. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Shupp

EMBL in pictures

A snapshot of the many activities and events that took place in the world of EMBL this…

By Adam Gristwood


Shining light onto the fabric of life

First LearningLAB of 2015 makes science of protein structure crystal clear for 22…

By Isabelle Kling


Fight or flight?

EMBL Insight Lecture – Why do we do what we do? – now available to view…

By Adam Gristwood


Scientists for a day

Tschira-Jugendakademie pupils get hands-on during day of DNA…

By Lindsay Brownell

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