The Reichstag building (left) and Paul-Löbe-Haus (right) in Berlin, as seen in daylight from across the Spree river.

Sharing our vision for the future

EMBL Director General Edith Heard introduced EMBL’s future plans during a parliamentary event at the Paul-Löbe-Haus of the German Bundestag in…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Edith Heard speaking in a panel discussion

European Research and Innovation Days

EMBL at the first annual European Research and Innovation…

By Cella Carr


A stylised birds eye view of the EMBL Heidelberg Campus in green, black and white.

EMBL in six objects

A history of EMBL in six objects from the EMBL…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Maria Leptin, EMBO Director and EMBL group leader

A chance to make scientists’ voices heard

Maria Leptin reflects on how to create a research environment that serves the needs of the…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

John Kendrew, c. 1978, visits the site of the EMBL main laboratory in Heidelberg. Photo taken by Frieda Glockner (EMBL Archive / DE 2324 P-GLO)

Molecular biology as a force for peace

Historian Soraya de Chadarevian explores how EMBL’s first Director General shaped molecular…

By Sarah B. Puschmann

Lab Matters

A photo of Jana Pavlic and Plamena Markova, EMBL’s Joint Heads of Government and EU Relations. PHOTO: Hugo Neves/EMBL Photolab

Diplomacy – What’s science got to do with it?

Interview with EMBL’s Joint Heads of Government and EU…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Lab Matters

Europe at night viewed from space

FP9 should support excellent, curiosity-driven research

EMBL releases recommendations for the 9th EU Framework Programme for Research and…

By Laura Howes

Lab Matters

Science is universal – we must stand up for it

Interview with Rolf-Dieter Heuer, guest speaker at EMBL's 2017 Annual…

By Berta Carreño


European Commissioner Carlos Moedas. PHOTO: European Commission

From potential to policy

Integration, collaboration and openness on agenda for Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for…

By Adam Gristwood

Lab Matters

Polish connections

Alumna Anna Bartosik shares insights and hopes for EMBL's newest prospect member state,…

By Adam Gristwood


Speakers, session chairs and special guests from Austria and abroad, with past and present links to EMBO and EMBL, unite at EMBanniversary celebration. PHOTO: CeMM

EMBanniversary AUSTRIA

Celebrating 50 years of EMBO, 40 years of EMBL and the success of molecular biology in…

By Guest author(s)


Science meets politics

Anniversary reflections on connections between scientific and political…

By Lindsay Brownell



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