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Microscopic image showing a macrophage that has been infected with Salmonella (green), causing cellular cathepsins (red) to locate to the nucels (blue).

Re-trafficking proteins to fight Salmonella infections

Scientists including members of EMBL’s Typas group have investigated how immune cells called macrophages respond to infection by the intracellular pathogen Salmonella enterica. They discovered that Salmonella causes newly produced cathepsins to accumulate in the nuclei of infected cells to…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Micropipette tips in a liquid-handling robot

Helping to scale up coronavirus testing

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.…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Identifying how potential COVID-19 drugs work

EMBL researchers are studying how drugs that have shown good results against COVID-19 work in living cells…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Map showing institutes involved with EMBL in Twinning projects

EMBL shares expertise with four European institutes

Three international teams involving EMBL Heidelberg have been granted funding from the European Commission for three Twinning projects with institutes in Portugal and the Czech Republic.…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Portrait of Nina Kathe

Ambition and talent

Nina Kathe, Winner of the EU Contest for Young Scientists visits EMBL…

By Patrick Mueller

Events

Combining antibiotics changes their effectiveness. IMAGE: Aleksandra Krolik / EMBL

Combining antibiotics changes their effectiveness

Combining antibiotics with each other, non-antibiotic drugs or food additives can alter their effectiveness…

By Emma Steer

Science

Commonly used drugs affect our gut bacteria.

Commonly used drugs affect our gut bacteria

One in four drugs with human targets inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut, and may promote antibiotic resistance, EMBL researchers report in Nature…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Molecular cuisine for gut bacteria. IMAGE: Aleksandra Krolik / EMBL

Molecular cuisine for gut bacteria

EMBL scientists show how to grow a wide range of gut bacteria in the lab…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

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