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Gene regulation

An embryo of the fruit fly Drosophila.

Predicting how gene expression varies

Discoveries at EMBL will help researchers to interpret one of the most common types of experiments in genomics and medical…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

oscillations of gene activity

Tissue dynamics provide clues to human disease

EMBL scientists examine the molecular causes of a rare hereditary disease of the spine and…

By Guest author(s)

Science

New insights into gene regulation

EMBL researchers investigate the role of a histone protein in regulating gene…

By Chloe Cross

Science

In this image of developing cells, fluorescent molecules reveal DNA (blue), part of the X chromosomes (red), and the Xist RNA (white). The green colour shows a region of the cells’ nuclei called the nuclear lamina. IMAGE: Mikael Attia and Edith Heard/Institut Curie

The scientific origins of Edith Heard

EMBL’s next Director General reflects on the questions that drive her…

By Guest author(s)

Science

A heatmap graph displaying high (red) or low (blue) levels of gene expressions in different cells.

From blood vessels to blood stem cells

EMBL scientists discover how blood vessel cells become blood stem cells during embryonic…

By Emma Steer

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Information (arrows) emanating out of chromatin to give rise to different cell types. IMAGE: Campbell Medical Illustration

Chromatin usage reveals developmental trajectories

EMBL scientists show how chromatin usage in individual cells reveals developmental…

By Iris Kruijen

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Artist's representation of double helix next to black mouse.

Study identifies new diabetes genes

Network of genes linked to development of…

By Oana Stroe

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Enhancer activity (green) and promoter activity (purple) in the same regulatory element. IMAGE: EMBL / Eileen Furlong

Multipurpose enhancers and promoters in embryonic development

EMBL scientists show that some promoters can act as enhancers and vice…

By Iris Kruijen

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Judith Zaugg and Mariana Ruiz Velasco. PHOTO: Marietta Schupp/EMBL

Loops in DNA affect which proteins are coded

EMBL scientists unveil how 3D chromatin structure affects RNA…

By Berta Carreño

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A photo of Eva Kowalinski

Welcome: Eva Kowalinski

New group leader based in Grenoble aims to unveil the mechanisms of RNA…

By Berta Carreño

Science

Morphogenetic engineering conference

EMBL Barcelona co-organises first conference

James Sharpe, Head of EMBL Barcelona, co-chairs the morphogenetic engineering-themed…

By Berta Carreño

Events

Welcome: Justin Crocker

Meet Justin Crocker, EMBL’s new group leader in gene regulation during evolution and…

By Annika Duda

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