Liquid handling robot transfering protein crystalisation solutions

Responding to health threats posed by coronaviruses

By re-opening the High-Throughput Crystallisation (HTX) lab at EMBL Grenoble, EMBL is supporting structural biology projects to respond to the health…

By Sara Verstraeten


Crystallization reagents being prepared by a pipetting robot at the HTX lab.

Remote access to EMBL structural biology pipelines to support research on SARS-CoV-2

The Marquez Team has restarted operations at the High-Throughput Crystallisation (HTX) lab at EMBL Grenoble. The team has developed a fully automated…

By Sara Verstraeten


Claire Deo

Welcome: Claire Deo

New group leader at EMBL Heidelberg employs synthetic chemistry to develop novel tools for…

By Marius Bruer


Sagar Bhogaraju portrait photo

Welcome: Sagar Bhogaraju

New group leader at EMBL Grenoble is investigating the cellular role of melanoma…

By Cella Carr


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The future of scientific publishing

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

By Patrick Mueller

Lab Matters

Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, US

The usefulness of useless knowledge

Theoretical physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf discusses the importance of curiosity-based…

By Edward Dadswell


Group picture of the students and coordinators of the second edition of ‘Summer in Science’ at EMBL Rome. PHOTO: Berta Carreño/EMBL

Summer in Science 2018

EMBL Rome opens its labs for students to get their first real taste of…

By Berta Carreño


Optical section of a ‘gastruloid’ – an embryonic organoid made from mouse embryonic stem cells and stained for E-Cadherin (red), marking cell outlines and nuclei (blue). IMAGE: Vikas Trivedi/EMBL

Welcome: Vikas Trivedi

An engineer’s approach to understanding…

By Berta Carreño


Acrylic painting of couple made of proteins

Art meets structural biology

The Protein Data Bank in Europe celebrates its schools art project with its largest exhibition…

By Oana Stroe


Architectural comparison of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NPC (left) and the human NPC (right). IMAGE: Shyamal Mosalaganti/EMBL

Algal nuclear pore complex revealed

EMBL scientists reveal NPC architecture of…

By Berta Carreño


Anna Kreshuk

Welcome: Anna Kreshuk

New Heidelberg group leader creates tools to help biologists work faster and…

By Berta Carreño


Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that sustain life. IMAGE: Fr. Kate Campbell

A serendipitous window into life’s beginnings

Markus Ralser, upcoming EMBO workshop speaker, on how metabolism brought chemistry to…

By Berta Carreño



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