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Springtime in Heidelberg

The iconic ATC – celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year – reflects the blue sky, the clouds and the rays of the Sun.

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Theresia Bauer Edith Heard

Baden-Württemberg Science Minister visit

Theresia Bauer and EMBL discuss organisational developments and future strategies

By Fabian Oswald

Lab Matters


Annual Reception 2020: An evening with friends

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

By Marius Bruer



Welcome: Lucia von Bredow

EMBL’s new Science and Society Manager shares her plans for fostering multidisciplinary dialogue

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Claire Deo

Welcome: Claire Deo

New group leader at EMBL Heidelberg employs synthetic chemistry to develop novel tools for biology

By Marius Bruer


SPEN protein (green) in living cells. Credit: François Dossin

How females shut off their second X chromosome

Scientists provide important new insights into the molecular basis of X-inactivation

By Mehdi Khadraoui


The Pan-Cancer project

EMBL co-leads most comprehensive study of genetic causes of cancer

By Mathias Jäger


Analysis of human genomes in the cloud

Scientists from EMBL present a tool for large-scale analysis of genomic data with cloud computing. Main advantages of the new tool, called Butler, are continuous system monitoring and its ability to self-heal in case of failure, allowing for 43% more efficient data processing than previous approaches. The tool was developed for the Pan-Cancer project. The […]

By Mathias Jäger


Scientists identify new genetic drivers of cancer

Analysis of whole cancer genomes gives key insights into the role of the non-coding genome in cancer

By Cella Carr


Finding genetic cancer risks

Using the data from the Pan-Cancer project EMBL scientists describe how our genetic background influences cancer development.

By Fabian Oswald



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