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Shaping the future of structural biology and X-ray imaging at EMBL Hamburg

A workshop run by EMBL Hamburg explored opportunities for structural biology at the future, upgraded PETRA IV…

By Dorota Badowska


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After the lecture: Zehra Sayers

Zehra Sayers explains what makes the SESAME synchrotron special, why we should not fear failure, and why curiosity is her biggest…

By Ivy Kupec


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EMBL Hamburg lights the way to folding next-level origami

Using EMBL Hamburg’s world-class structural biology infrastructure, researchers advance the folding of protein ‘origami’ designed in the…

By Ivy Kupec


Beamline Hamburg

Shining high-brilliance beams on coronavirus structure

EMBL researchers are studying COVID-19-related molecules by exposing them to high-brilliance X-ray beams. The Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg is using…

By Adam Gristwood


General view of the ID23-2 sample environment showing the MD3-Up diffractometer and FlexHCD sample changer. PHOTO: EMBL/J. Sinoir

Beamline ID23-2 tools up for ESRF upgrade

EMBL instrumentation teams adapting tech to run biological experiments on the synchrotron after its…

By Margaux Phares

Lab Matters

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EMBL and ESRF renew collaboration agreement

EMBL and the European synchrotron ESRF extend their Joint Structural Biology…

By Isabelle Kling

Lab Matters

SESAME: a light in the desert

EMBL alumna Zehra Sayers key driver of the Middle East’s first synchrotron…

By Rosemary Wilson



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