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EMBL group leader Georgia Rapti

Welcome: Georgia Rapti

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.

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

Susumu Tonegawa

Exploring the principles of episodic memory

Nobel prize laureate Susumu Tonegawa describes his work in memory research over the past decade

By Fabian Oswald

Events

BRAINCITY is an independent unit at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw, Poland. PHOTO: Michalj2 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

EMBL partners with BRAINCITY

EMBL begins partnership with Polish centre of excellence for neural plasticity and brain disorders

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

A smiling Santiago Rompani, new group leader at EMBL Rome, stands in front of a vine covered wall

Welcome: Santiago Rompani

New EMBL group leader explores what neurobiology can teach us about what it means to be human

By Josh Tapley

Science

Humans of EMBL: Outreach

Humans of EMBL: Outreach

Discover how EMBLers across all sites share their passion for science

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Multiple synapse heads send out filopodia (green) converging on one microglia (red), as seen by focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIBSEM).

Captured: microglia nibbling on brain synapses

For the first time, EMBL Rome researchers have captured microglia nibbling on brain synapses on film.

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Rosa Paolicelli holds her trophy, a 3D printed microglia. Mariko Bennett and Cornelius Gross stand either side of her

First Ben Barres Prize awarded at EMBO Microglia

EMBL Group Leader creates Ben Barres Prize to support talented young neuroscientists

By Isabelle Kling

Lab Matters

Making your brain social

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…

By Guest author(s)

Science

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