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Portrait of Bastian Drees, Head of Library

Welcome: Bastian Drees

Bastian Drees is a biophysicist turned librarian, who joined EMBL in January as the new Head of Library. Here, he discusses the changing role of libraries and how they can help scientists organise and share their results.

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

The librarians in the Szilárd Library

Marking 40 years of the Szilárd Library

The Szilárd Library celebrates its 40th anniversary on 20 November 2019.

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

CINECA logo on blue data background

Facilitating transcontinental human data exchange

Federated data sharing will now be possible on an unprecedented scale

By Georgia Hingston

Science

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The future of scientific publishing

Ioanna Ydraiou and Bernd Pulverer spoke about their view of challenges and opportunities of OA.

By Patrick Mueller

Lab Matters

Open access at EMBL

Open access: transforming science

EMBL’s new open access policy aims to make EMBL research widely and freely accessible.

By Mary Todd Bergman

Lab Matters

Become a member of Euro-BioImaging

Euro-BioImaging, the pan-European open access research infrastructure for biological and medical imaging technologies, invites leading European imaging facilities to submit proposals to participate. Applications to become a Euro-BioImaging node will be reviewed by a board of independent…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Euro-BioImaging will provide open access to state-of-the-art biological imaging techniques like fluorescence microscopy, which produced this snapshot of chromosomes (blue) being pulled apart in a dividing egg. Image credits: EMBL/ T. Kitajima

Better imaging from bench to bedside

From microscopy to computer tomography (CT) scans, imaging plays an important role in biological and biomedical research, but obtaining high-quality images often requires advanced technology and expertise, and can be costly. Euro-BioImaging, a project which launches its preparatory phase today,…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Open access to large-scale drug discovery data

The Wellcome Trust has awarded £4.7 million (€5.8 million) to EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) to support the transfer of a large collection of information on the properties and activities of drugs and a large set of drug-like small molecules from the publicly listed…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

EMBL-EBI and collaborators win bid to run UK PubMed Central

Scientists will be able to access a vast collection of biomedical research at the touch of a button thanks to a major new initiative that aims to promote the free transfer of ideas in a bid to speed up scientific discovery. Based on a model currently used in the United States, UK PubMed Central…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

A brighter future for Europe’s favourite molecular biology software package

EMBOSS, the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite, has received a vital funding boost from the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) that will guarantee its continued maintenance under an open source license for the next three years. This ends two years of…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

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