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Mouse genetic data identifies rare disease genes

Pinpointing rare disease mutations

New resource that categorises genes essential for supporting life could be used to identify rare disease mutations

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Janet Thornton EMBL Insight Lecture

Ageing and disease

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

By Vicky Hatch

Events

Female scientist pipetting

A tool to monitor tuberculosis

Funding awarded to EMBL-EBI for tuberculosis monitoring tool

By Oana Stroe

Science

A model of CRISPR/Cas9

Wielding the genetic scissors

What CRISPR may bring for the future of biology, and how it is used at EMBL

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Susumu Tonegawa

Exploring the principles of episodic memory

Nobel prize laureate Susumu Tonegawa describes his work in memory research over the past decade

By Fabian Oswald

Events

A smiling Santiago Rompani, new group leader at EMBL Rome, stands in front of a vine covered wall

Welcome: Santiago Rompani

New EMBL group leader explores what neurobiology can teach us about what it means to be human

By Josh Tapley

Science

More than 100 new gut bacteria discovered in human microbiome

A new database of bacteria in the human microbiome is the most comprehensive to date.

By Georgia Hingston

Science

The Google of microbes: Bitsliced Genomic Signature Index. IMAGE: Spencer Phillips/EMBL-EBI

A DNA search engine for microbes

New search engine allows researchers to identify antibiotic resistance genes or mutations in real time

By Oana Stroe

Science

Stephan Schiffels is a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany. PHOTO: MPI-SHH

Reconstructing the human past

What genetics can tell us about the structure of ancient human populations

By Edward Dadswell

Events

A new algorithm identifies multiple gene–environment relationships

Algorithm identifies gene–environment relationships

New algorithm will enhance understanding of relationship between genotype and environmental factors

By Georgia Hingston

Science

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