Strengthening European biology

EMBL is now a member of the Instruct-ERIC…

By Terry O'Connor

Lab Matters

Choanocyte chamber of sponge, with neuroid cell

Neural pathways

Exploring the diverse routes by which EMBL scientists are driving forward…

By Cella Carr


Tara in Barcelona

Snapshots from Mission Microplastics

Highlights from the Tara stopovers in Rome, Marseille, and…

By Cella Carr


The Old Port of Marseille.

EMBL and Tara: Marseille

From 27–30 September, Tara will be docked in the port of Marseille, France’s second largest…

By Cella Carr


The end of a productive day

It’s evening and the Sun is setting over the mountains surrounding the city of Grenoble – home to one of EMBL’s six sites – bathing the…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Discover the research schooner Tara and her new microplastics mission in the Old Port of Marseille on 27 September

What: A press conference on the new Tara mission on microplastics and the Tara Ocean Foundation’s cooperation with EMBL. The press briefing…

By Guest author(s)


Juan Reguera and Eva Kowalinski

EMBL in France: where science meets the sea

September’s alumni event in Marseille will coincide with a…

By Cella Carr


MEG3 kissing loops essential for tumour suppression

MEG3 adopts a complex three-dimensional structure to fulfil its tumour suppressor…

By Doreen Feike


The cryo-EM structure of the SidJ/CaM complex. SidJ is shown in cyan, Calmodulin in pink. IMAGE: EMBL

Toxin responsible for Legionella growth identified

SidJ enforces a unique modification on human proteins and helps legionella…

By Mathias Jäger


EIPOD4 logo banner showing the 4 available tracks, research, industrial, clinical and academic.

EIPOD4: 2019 applications are open

EIPOD4 will prepare researchers for the increasing interdisciplinarity of scientific career…

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

Influenza polymerase (light cyan) in the process of synthesising messenger RNA (slate blue).

Paving the way for new flu drugs

Snapshots of the flu virus replication machine in…

By Mathias Jäger


EMBL scientists in a bar for the event Pint of Science

A thirst for science

EMBL got together with the global science festival Pint of Science to explain and celebrate…

By Patrick Mueller



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