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A collage of portrait photos of Jessica Vamathevan, Jan Korbel, and Nassos Typas.

Changes in senior roles at EMBL

Three changes in senior staff positions have been confirmed at EMBL today. Jessica Vamathevan becomes Head of Strategy, Jan Korbel becomes Head of…

By Edward Dadswell

Lab Matters

EMBL boosts national and international sharing of genomic data

A national consortium including EMBL and the DKFZ is set to launch the German Human Genome–Phenome Archive, creating an invaluable bridge between…

By Jodie Haigh

Lab Matters

77% of the life science institutes are shut down. 57% of the asked scientists lost up to 6 months of work. 66% use the extra time for career development. 18% now take part in COVID-19 research. 30% have so far attended a virtual conference.

EMBL survey studies effects of COVID-19 pandemic on life scientists

Jan Korbel and Oliver Stegle have performed a survey of fellow life scientists to learn how the current crisis, with partial or complete…

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

Close-up photograph of servers at EMBL Heidelberg's data centre.

Understanding the role of our genes in SARS-CoV-2 infections

EMBL scientists will contribute to the new German COVID-19 OMICS Initiative to study the biological mechanisms contributing to coronavirus…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Understanding brain tumours in children

The causes of 40 percent of all cases of certain medulloblastoma – dangerous brain tumours affecting children – are hereditary. These are the…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

The Pan-Cancer project

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

By Mathias Jäger

Science

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,…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Finding genetic cancer risks

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

By Fabian Oswald

Science

EMBL co-develops new method that could facilitate cancer diagnosis

Researchers have developed a cheaper and faster method to check for genetic differences in individual…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

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