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Catalogue of structural variants

Thorough characterisation of structural variants in human genomes

By Guest author(s)

Science

artistic impression of the double helix structure of DNA

Model to predict prostate cancer progress

Cancer researchers have developed a computer model to predict the course of disease for prostate cancer

By Guest author(s)

Science

As a cell prepares to divide, the chromosomes (shown here in pink) condense, becoming more tightly coiled and easier to observe under the microscope. The faint structure in the centre is a cell nucleus in which the chromosomes are in their usual decondensed state.

Exploring genetic variation

EMBL group leader Jan Korbel reflects on his scientific origins and current research

By Edward Dadswell

Science

MRI image of a medulloblastoma

New risk factors for rare childhood cancer

Researchers identify genes that can cause brain tumours in children and other cancers later in life

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards – meet the latest honourees.

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards – meet the latest honourees.

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

The genome in the cloud

Jan Korbel and colleagues publish commentary on risks and rewards of genome cloud computing.

By Dan Jones

Science

Taken out of context

Enabling neighbours: intact genes can cause cancer when placed near "enhancing" regions of DNA

By Claire Ainsworth

Science

The human genome’s breaking points

A detailed analysis of data from 185 human genomes sequenced in the course of the 1000 Genomes Project, by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, in collaboration with researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, as well as the…

By Guest author(s)

Science

1000 Genomes Project ushers in new era for human genetics

The 1000 Genomes Project, a major international collaboration to build a detailed map of human genetic variation, has completed its pilot phase. The results are now published in the journal Nature and freely available through the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics…

By Guest author(s)

Science

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