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Meytal Landau is standing next to a lab bench. On the bench, laboratory equipment is visible, such as pipettes, flasks, bottles with reagents, a calculator, and more.

Welcome: Meytal Landau

New associate group leader at EMBL Hamburg investigates the structure of functional amyloids in bacteria and in human…

By Dorota Badowska

Lab Matters

Molecular structure of essential light chain protein in Plasmodium glideosome. The atoms connected by bonds are symbolised by short connected lines. They are surrounded by electrons – the electron density is depicted as shapes resembling clouds. Water molecules are visible in several places as red spots. The data used to create this 3D model were obtained using X-ray crystallography at Petra III beamline, at EMBL Hamburg.

How deadly parasites ‘glide’ into human cells

A group of scientists led by EMBL Hamburg’s Christian Löw provide insights into the molecular structure of proteins involved in the gliding…

By Dorota Badowska

Science

Left: Slice of a cell in grey. Right: Two 3D reconstructions of parts of the slice, showing the internal structure.

Nuclear pores in their natural context

Scientists from the Beck group have studied the 3D structure of nuclear pores in budding yeast. They show how the architecture of the nuclear pore…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Three cells, each looking like a face.

Three little ghosts

Despite their ghostly appearance, these are very real cell nuclei infected with Influenza A virus – the only influenza virus known to cause…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

Screenshot from the online SAXS course. Clement Blanchet, a senior scientist in the Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg, is presenting the P12 SAXS beamline at Petra III to the participants.

EMBL releases online course on solution scattering from biological macromolecules

The Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg has released the course ‘Solution Scattering from Biological Macromolecules’ in an online format for the first…

By Dorota Badowska

Events

Beamline Hamburg

Shining high-brilliance beams on coronavirus structure

EMBL researchers are studying COVID-19-related molecules by exposing them to high-brilliance X-ray beams. The Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg is using…

By Adam Gristwood

Science

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

Exciting science!

EMBL is all about exciting science, through which we aim to achieve a fundamental understanding of biological…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Meytal Landau with Thomas Dobner, Katharina Fegebank and Matthias Wilmanns

Meytal Landau: a visiting researcher in Hamburg

Strengthening ties between EMBL and Israel through the Scientific Visitor…

By Cella Carr

Science

Tara in the harbour in Hamburg.

EMBL joins Tara stopovers in London and Hamburg

Tara schooner welcomes on board journalists, policymakers, funders and…

By Iris Kruijen

Events

A photo of the Hamburg harbour at dusk

EMBL and Tara: Hamburg

EMBL Hamburg and Tara raise awareness of the risks of microplastic pollution and global…

By Josh Tapley

Events

The beamlines at PETRA III logo and Max von Laue hallwith an DESY-Day apple

Hands-on science inspires Hamburg

20,000 visitors get sneak peek at giant particle accelerators at DESY DAY in…

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Events

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