Cell division

Tracing the origins of cells

Researchers from the Sharpe group at EMBL Barcelona have published a method to track the developmental history of a cell using the gene editing tool…

By Fabian Oswald


The mural commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. Ciutadella | Vila Olímpica station, Barcelona. PHOTO: James Sharpe/EMBL

Science as art in the Barcelona Metro

Images by EMBL researchers are included in an art–science exhibition in a Barcelona Metro…

By Cella Carr


Photo of James Sharpe

James Sharpe elected EMBO Member

The head of EMBL’s Barcelona site joins a prestigious group of more than 1800 scientists…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

The robots used during the experiments. The shape of this particular swarm is a hand-made illustration of the technique. PHOTO: reprinted with permission from AAAS

Hundreds of tiny robots grow bio-inspired shapes

Scientists build self-organising features into robot swarms to study shape…

By Iris Kruijen


Welcome: Jim Swoger

New head of the Mesoscopic Imaging Facility at EMBL Barcelona will help scientists visualise…

By Berta Carreño


EMBL scientists extend Turing’s theory to help understand how biological patterns are created. IMAGE - Xavier Diego, EMBL

New insights into Turing patterns

EMBL scientists extend Turing’s theory to help understand how biological patterns are…

By Berta Carreño


School visit on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Women in Science Day: school event

EMBL Barcelona organises first school activity to coincide with the International Day of Women in…

By Guest author(s)


Morphogenetic engineering conference

EMBL Barcelona co-organises first conference

James Sharpe, Head of EMBL Barcelona, co-chairs the morphogenetic engineering-themed…

By Berta Carreño


Welcome: James Sharpe

Meet the head of EMBL's new Barcelona site, James…

By Adam Gristwood


PRBB building which will host EMBL Barcelona PHOTO: Ferran Mateo/PRBB

James Sharpe appointed Head of EMBL Barcelona

Inventor of OPT will be the first Head of EMBL’s new Barcelona…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Lab Matters


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