Szilard Library

Portrait of Bastian Drees, Head of Library

Welcome: Bastian Drees

Bastian Drees is a biophysicist turned librarian, who joined EMBL in January as the new Head of Library. Here, he discusses the changing role of…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

The librarians in the Szilárd Library

Marking 40 years of the Szilárd Library

The Szilárd Library celebrates its 40th anniversary on 20 November…

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

European Researchers' Night

Night of research, culture and treats

The EMBL Teens reporters discover the European Researchers’…

By Patrick Mueller


Open access (OA) logo

The future of scientific publishing

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

By Patrick Mueller

Lab Matters

Former fellows of EMBL’s International PhD Programme reunited at EMBL in Heidelberg on 23 September, two decades after finishing their PhDs. They toured the lab and reminisced about past times. From left to right: Marko Hyvönen (now at the University of Cambridge), Anders Isaksson (Uppsala University), Isabel Palacios (University of Cambridge), Christian Engel (Sanofi-Aventis), Gaetano Vitale (University of Udine), Morten Grøtli (Gothenburg University), Elena Baraldi (University of Bologna), and Medard Hein Tseong Ng (University of Virginia).

EMBL PhD students reunite 20 years on

Among refurbished labs, alumni relive memories and find traces of their time at…

By Berta Carreño


Inauguration of the Szilárd Library in the late 1970s, led by John Kendrew (right). PHOTO: EMBL

Szilárd Library: An open book

Past meets present as Library head Ioanna Ydraiou interviews EMBL’s first…

By Chloe Cross


Open access at EMBL

Open access: transforming science

EMBL’s new open access policy aims to make EMBL research widely and freely…

By Mary Todd Bergman

Lab Matters

40 questions, answered

Find answers to 40 of your questions about life, the Lab and…

By Isabelle Kling

Lab Matters

It all started with muscle…

Ken Holmes, one of the visionaries behind EMBL and EMBL Hamburg, looks back to where it all…

By Guest author(s)



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