A young woman is participating in an online conference. She is seated in front of her computer, surrounded by images representing scientific ideas

EMBL courses and conferences: learning lessons and looking ahead

EMBL has a packed schedule of courses and conferences for 2021, ready to go ahead virtually, regardless of limitations on physical…

By Edward Prior


Dr. Maria Arruda looks towards the camera with a serious but kind expression

Respecting diversity: the role of the scientist

Maria Arruda is on a mission to make scientists think more about the role they play in society. After a career in academia and the life sciences, she…

By Edward Prior


A group of people in an office are holding a videoconference. Some of the participants are wearing masks and gloves

Boosting the life sciences through alumni networks

EMBL’s network of alumni plays a vital role in advancing the life sciences globally. EMBL provides research, services, and infrastructure that help…

By Edward Prior



Annual Reception 2020: An evening with friends

Annual Reception celebrates EMBL’s achievements in 2019 and explores its way…

By Marius Bruer


Janet Thornton EMBL Insight Lecture

Ageing and disease

Dame Janet Thornton presents the 2019 EMBL Insight Lecture: Ageing and disease – what is the…

By Vicky Hatch


Science for everyone

During the Nacht der Forschung 2019, everyone was able to become a scientist for a day at…

By Patrick Mueller


Children can ask scientists questions in their mother tongue.

Teaching science in your mother tongue

Native Scientist’ organises multilingual science workshops for children of migrant…

By Fabian Oswald

Lab Matters

Protein-inspired paintings from the 2019 PDB Art Exhibition. PHOTO: Oana Stroe/EMBL-EBI

Exploring the beauty of proteins

Schoolchildren get creative with 3D protein…

By Oana Stroe


Lab day 2019

EMBL Lab Day 2019

EMBL Lab Day 2019 filled the ATC with art and…

By Fabian Oswald


2020 EMBL course and conference sneak preview

The programme promotes education, collaboration and cutting-edge…

By Nicola Vegiopoulos


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


EIPOD postdocs work together as part of the Corporate Summer School.

Science in industry

EMBL postdocs discover industry-led research opportunities at the Corporate Summer…

By Guest author(s)



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