15 July 2022
The GEEF facility at EMBL Rome supports scientists worldwide with scientific expertise and state-of-the-art gene editing technologies.
28 April 2022
Scientists at EMBL Barcelona have created for the first time a 3D in vitro model that recapitulates the periodic formation of human somites – structures that give rise to the spinal column.
9 December 2021
New structural biology research provides fundamental information critical to understanding enzyme mutations connected to rare diseases and cancers.
24 November 2021
Tudor Groza joins EMBL-EBI as our new Phenomics Team Lead. We found out from Tudor exactly what this new role will entail
4 March 2021
Scientists in the Stegle group and colleagues have studied induced pluripotent stem cells from around 1,000 donors to identify correlations between individual genetic variants and altered gene expression. They linked more than 4,000 of the genetic variants responsible for altered expression…
8 February 2021
New EMBL research shows where & to what degree a component of cellular machinery known as RNA Pol III is mutated and becomes problematic.
30 June 2020
A national consortium including EMBL and the DKFZ is set to launch the German Human Genome–Phenome Archive, creating an invaluable bridge between fundamental biomedical research and applied healthcare.
22 May 2020
Researchers in EMBL’s Zaugg group have studied the causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare disease that causes high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. The study, carried out in collaboration with Stanford University School of Medicine, compared lung cells of patients…
3 April 2020
EMBL scientists examine the molecular causes of a rare hereditary disease of the spine and ribs
4 February 2020
New resource that categorises genes essential for supporting life could be used to identify rare disease mutations
23 July 2019
Picture of the week
Every single moment of our life we use our muscles – most of the time without even thinking about it. Some muscles, like our heart, we cannot even control at all. How our brain communicates with our muscles is still not fully understood. The communication between our brain and our skeletal…
24 January 2019
Federated data sharing will now be possible on an unprecedented scale
17 December 2018
EMBL researchers have found a way to stop itch with light in mice
10 May 2018
Researchers identify genes that can cause brain tumours in children and other cancers later in life
27 May 2015
ELIXIR receives major Horizon 2020 funding to ‘EXCELERATE' activities over the next four years.
12 September 2013
Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg and Regensburg University, both in Germany, and the University of Lisboa, in Portugal, have discovered a promising potential drug target for cystic fibrosis. Their work, published online today in Cell, also uncovers a…
8 July 2007
Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the University of Michigan have discovered a gene that protects us against a serious kidney disease. In the current online issue of Nature Genetics they report that mutations in the gene cause nephronopthisis (NPHP) in humans and…
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