Feldberg Prize for Anne Ephrussi

Anne Ephrussi has been awarded the German Feldberg Prize 2022 in recognition of her outstanding…

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

EMBL appoints new Directors and Associate Directors

New Directors and Associate Directors

Promotions for Anne Ephrussi, Rainer Pepperkok, Paul Flicek and Jo…

By Iris Kruijen

Lab Matters

Lab manager Anna Cyrklaff takes a tray of fly specimens to be transferred into new vials

Behind the scenes in the Fly Room

Curious about what goes on in EMBL’s Fly Room? Prepare to be a fly on the…

By Edward Dadswell

Lab Matters

Anne Ephrussi wears the medal of the Order of Légion d’Honneur, the highest distinction in France. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp

Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards – meet the latest…

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Vasily Sysoev, right, hosts Prakash Balasubramanian and Lars Steinmetz at Science Tonight.

Playing with science

Scientist and showman: PhD student Vasily Sysoev shares his passion for…

By Giorgia Guglielmi


A mosaic of portraits of former and present lab members. IMAGE: Pavel Tomancak

Ephrussi reunion: </br> face-to-face

Ephrussi group alumni reunite in Heidelberg for a surprise birthday…

By Guest author(s)


Janosch Hennig. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp

Welcome: Janosch Hennig

“A structure alone is not so interesting, you need the biology too,” says new NMR-focused group…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Lab Matters

Cellular synergy

Alumnus Thomas Vaccari reflects on the first joint symposium with EMBL Monterotondo, in…

By José Viosca


Oskar’s structure revealed

3D structure of Oskar protein gives first molecular insight into how it…

By Isabelle Kling


EIPOD goes cubic

EI3POD: flagship interdisciplinary postdoc programme opens its doors to academia and…

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Binding bracelet

Vasa protein preserves pieces of 'enemy' DNA to help protect the genes of future…

By Lindsay Brownell


Clarity in the cold

How fruit flies beat the cold, plus the value of precisely controlled experiments and detailed…

By Sonia Furtado Neves



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