23 March 2023
Scientists from EMBL and its French academic partners gathered at EMBL Rome for a workshop to foster collaboration and advance research in neuroscience.
25 October 2022
NIH BRAIN Initiative to fund brain atlases, network coordination, and knowledge sharing to explore brain function research.
19 May 2020
The nervous system has fascinated Georgia Rapti ever since her first introduction to biology. Her research group in the Developmental Biology unit will focus on understanding the early biological events involved in the nervous system’s formation.
29 November 2019
Exploring the diverse routes by which EMBL scientists are driving forward neurobiology
12 September 2019
The next stop on Tara’s journey will be at the mouth of the Tiber
27 June 2019
Nobel prize laureate Susumu Tonegawa describes his work in memory research over the past decade
26 March 2019
EMBL begins partnership with Polish centre of excellence for neural plasticity and brain disorders
4 October 2018
EMBL alumni and researchers working throughout Spain met in Madrid
26 March 2018
For the first time, EMBL Rome researchers have captured microglia nibbling on brain synapses on film.
21 March 2018
EMBL Group Leader creates Ben Barres Prize to support talented young neuroscientists
8 March 2018
EMBL scientists discover how two guidance cues work together when neurons project axons across the midline
15 January 2018
New EMBL group leader investigates the mystery of heritable gene silencing
11 July 2017
EMBL’s unit in Italy changes name to better reflect new research focuses and highlight its location
13 June 2017
EMBL’s Cornelius Gross wants to understand fear responses and the brain circuitry that governs them
9 June 2017
EMBL researchers complete a molecular atlas showing gene expression in all cells in an entire animal
31 May 2017
EMBL’s Hiroki Asari investigates how our internal state can change the way our eyes work
7 April 2017
EMBL’s Monterotondo site strengthens links with the Italian scientific community
13 March 2017
ERC grantee Detlev Arendt shares his vision for the next ten years
9 January 2017
EMBL scientists find out how the prefrontal cortex puts a break on instinctive behaviours
13 December 2016
Research on the effect of nerve cell stiffness on sensitivity to touch could lead to new painkillers
27 October 2016
Robert Prevedel develops deep-tissue microscopy for scientists to peer deep inside living organisms
17 October 2016
We catch up with neuroscientist Craig Stark, speaker at the EMBL/EMBO Science and Society Conference
9 May 2016
A perfect match: behaviourist Takefumi Kikusui visits the Gross group to explore animal attraction
21 April 2016
Neuroscientist and comedian Sophie Scott explains the complexity and social importance of laughter
7 April 2016
Why does a cookie look different depending on how hungry you are? Neuroscientist Asari wants to find out
18 March 2016
Neural mechanisms in mouse brains indicate that we actively forget as we learn
17 September 2015
Multifaceted approach reveals how brain and liver age, helps explain why ageing brain loses plasticity.
12 May 2015
Not all embryonic macrophages are the same, and only some are destined to become microglia.
29 April 2015
Radiocarbon studies are helping researchers shine light on how neurons stay stable yet adaptable.
16 February 2015
EMBL Insight Lecture – Why do we do what we do? – now available to view online.
26 January 2015
From using light to control brain activity to illuminating fruit fly development and mice’s sense of touch
23 January 2015
Alumnus Stefan Hell on his 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
9 December 2014
Unprecedented detail in images of mouse neurons thanks to new SNAP-tagging microscopy technique.
18 November 2014
The important thing is forming good biological questions, says new group leader in Genome Biology.
17 October 2014
Alumnus Giovanni Frazzetto on what happens when art, literature, theatre, and science come together.
25 September 2014
How plankton gets jet lagged: the same hormone governs our sleep patterns and a daily marine migration.
1 July 2014
Scientists from EMBL's five sites reflect on the opportunities and challenges that might lie ahead
5 June 2014
A kaleidoscope of molecules is needed to clean up dead brain cells, and failure can have disastrous consequences
25 August 2010
Fear can make you run, it can make you fight, and it can glue you to the spot. Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Monterotondo, Italy and GlaxoSmithKline in Verona, Italy, have identified not only the part of the brain but the specific type of neurons that determine…
15 September 2007
Many neuronal disorders, including epilepsy, schizophrenia and lissencephaly ─ a form of mental retardation ─ result from abnormal migration of nerve cells during the development of the brain. Researchers from the Mouse Biology Unit of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Italy,…
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