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EMBL’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

EMBL is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for our staff and visitors.…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

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


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


In this representation of influenza polymerase, a molecule (white) that strongly inhibits the enzyme’s activity is shown bound to the region of the enzyme (red) that usually binds the cap section of mRNA. IMAGE: EMBL/Cusack Group

Futures: Unravelling influenza

ERC grantee Stephen Cusack shares his vision for the next ten years…

By Edward Dadswell


Fish on fire

New study by Paola Kuri and Maria Leptin shows how inflammation happens in zebrafish in real time…

By Margaux Phares


EMBL-EBI group leader Zamin Iqbal

Welcome: Zamin Iqbal

The Iqbal research group hopes to build a 'Google of bacteria' to help better interpret the genome…

By Oana Stroe


How bacteria affect your wellbeing

Science and Society event answers controversial questions about gut microbes…

By Katrina Costa


Structure of key system for TB infection

EMBL scientists add crucial knowledge to understanding of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis…

By Rosemary Wilson


Cell division offers hope to fight antibiotic resistance

Keeping bacterial chromosomes tangled could lead to new approaches to treatment…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


How flu steals your RNA

Understanding how the flu virus steals host RNA offers hope of new drugs…

By Rosemary Wilson



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