EMBL Barcelona

At EMBL Barcelona we study how tissues and organs develop and function in health and disease

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About EMBL Barcelona

At this highly collaborative, interdisciplinary and international environment, EMBL researchers benefit from a partnership with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and opportunities for collaboration with other pioneering research institutes, both on campus and in the region. Perched on the Barcelona seafront, and within walking distance of the city’s iconic architecture, the site is bathed in the energy of this bustling, creative metropolis.

Research groups

Bernabeu group

In vitro 3D blood-brain barrier model and cerebral malaria

Ebisuya group

Synthetic developmental biology: gene circuit and organoid zoo

Haase group

Engineering vascularised tissue-specific disease models

Services and Facilities

Mesoscopic Imaging Facility

Provides access to imaging platforms and support services to enable 3D imaging of biological tissues over time

Research topics

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Understanding how cells work and how they are organised

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How single cells give rise to complex organisms

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Understanding the causes of disease to find new treatments

Fellowship and Funding opportunities

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Contact and travel


Email: info@embl.es
Phone: +34 936 282 700


EMBL Barcelona
C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88
PRBB Building
08003 Barcelona


Luca Tancredi Barone
Email: media@embl.org