16 November 2023
A new study from the Asari group at EMBL Rome shows a different retinal function in awake mice compared to isolated retinal samples. These new insights could help to develop prosthetic devices that can act as a retina in the future.
30 March 2023
Interim head of EMBL Rome Cornelius Gross has been awarded an Advanced grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his project TERRITORY, aimed at investigating the neural basis of territorial aggression and fear.
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.
8 February 2022
Alumni, Lab Matters, Technology and innovation
Experiences at EMBL Rome led former group leader to establish his start-up in Italy, developing a new generation of gene therapies.
5 November 2021
What can sponges tell us about the evolution of the brain? Sponges have the genes involved in neuronal function in higher animals. But if sponges don’t have brains, what is the role of these? EMBL scientists imaged the sponge digestive chamber to find out.
30 September 2021
Scientists in EMBL’s Prevedel Group have developed a pioneering microscopy technique that allows researchers to observe cells hidden within opaque tissues, such as live neurons embedded deep in the brain.
17 September 2021
Research highlights, Science
EMBL scientists have found evidence of an unexpected role for retinal cells in pre-processing visual information; their results provide potential opportunity for future prosthetic visual aids.
8 June 2021
Picture of the week
At EMBL, we have many dream teams – groups of individuals who support each other, innovate, and work together. One of those dream teams bridges two core facilities at EMBL Rome.
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.
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
18 March 2019
New EMBL group leader explores what neurobiology can teach us about what it means to be human
2 August 2018
Discover how EMBLers across all sites share their passion for science
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
2 February 2014
In many people with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, different parts of the brain don’t talk to each other very well. Scientists have now identified, for the first time, a way in which this decreased functional connectivity can come about. In a study published online today…
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