20 September 2022
Dieter Schwarz Foundation renews 3-year funding to EMBL for the EMBL | Stanford Life Science Alliance, a unique international collaboration bringing together researchers from the two leading institutions to develop transformative technologies and accelerate biomedical research.
21 January 2022
EMBL researchers, in collaboration with BD Biosciences, have demonstrated a new technology that allows rapid image-based sorting of cells. The new technology represents a major upgrade to flow cytometry and has applications in diverse life science fields.
2 March 2021
A new method has the potential to boost international research efforts to find drugs that eradicate cancer at its source.
1 March 2021
Applications are now open for the Life Science Alliance’s Bridging Excellence Fellowships, enabling postdocs to carry out collaborative projects at EMBL and Stanford University.
16 June 2020
Scientists at EMBL and Heidelberg University Hospital are studying how the novel coronavirus behaves in the gut to try to better understand its epidemiology and prevent its spread. To do this, they are combining advanced imaging and sequencing technologies to study coronavirus in human intestinal…
1 June 2020
Scientists at EMBL Heidelberg have developed a new method, called Targeted Perturb-seq (TAP-seq), which increases the scale and precision of functional genomics CRISPR–Cas9 screens by orders of magnitude. Their method overcomes limitations in previous applications of single-cell RNA sequencing,…
16 April 2020
Scientists at EMBL Heidelberg are contributing their expertise in a community effort to develop large-scale testing methods for coronavirus. Their goal is to increase the capacity and speed of testing, which is crucial for containing the pandemic.
23 December 2019
Researchers have developed new methods to reveal the 3D-organisation of bone marrow at a single cell level
10 October 2019
Scientists will discuss the challenges ahead for international science at the EMBL in the USA event.
14 March 2019
On 20 February, over 250 local supporters and friends met Edith Heard to celebrate a successful year
4 February 2019
Scientists develop high-throughput yeast single-cell RNA sequencing method
7 May 2018
New platform transforms CRISPR gene editor into precision tool
27 November 2017
Takashi Hiiragi and Lars Steinmetz received Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC)
3 March 2016
First detailed atlas of start points for genes expression in malaria-causing parasite
13 January 2016
Scientist and showman: PhD student Vasily Sysoev shares his passion for outreach.
12 August 2015
Leading scientists will gather in Heidelberg this November to discuss the potential of personalised health.
3 August 2015
How T-cells are trained on what not to kill
4 June 2015
Decaying RNA molecules tell a story that could add more chapters to the study of ribosomes.
18 December 2014
Compound that can restore the function of poorly working mitochondria, with therapeutic potential.
15 December 2014
Third round of calls for joint research projects between EMBL and Luxembourg in 2015
18 March 2010
Once the human genome was sequenced in 2001, the hunt was on for the genes that make each of us unique. But scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and Yale and Stanford Universities in the USA, have found that we differ from each other mainly because…
1 October 2009
For many years, the mosquitoes that transmit malaria to humans were seen as public enemies, and campaigns to eradicate the disease focused on eliminating the mosquitoes. But, as a study published today in Science shows, the mosquitoes can also be our allies in the fight against this common foe,…
25 January 2009
Genes that contain instructions for making proteins make up less than 2% of the human genome. Yet, for unknown reasons, most of our genome is transcribed into RNA. The same is true for many other organisms that are easier to study than humans. Researchers in the groups of Lars Steinmetz at the…
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