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EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is a non-profit organisation and a basic research institute funded by public research monies from 20 member states and one associate member. Research at EMBL is conducted by approximately 85 independent groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology.

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About

History

In 1975 there was an agreement to set up the Hamburg outstation. Therefore the first EMBL outstation is signed.

Education

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the world’s leading research institutions, and Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences.

Research

Research at EMBL emphasises experimental analysis at multiple levels of biological organisation, from the molecule to the organism, as well as computational biology, bioinformatics and systems biology.

Research at Heidelberg:

  • Cell Biology and Biophysics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Directors' Research
  • Genome Biology
  • Structural and Computational Biology
Interdisciplinary Research:
  • Bioinformatics At Embl
  • Chemistry At Embl
  • Physics And Engineering At Embl
  • Mathematics And Statistics At Embl
  • Embl Centres

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Services

Student services

Services provided by EMBL include:

  • core biomolecular databases and bioinformatics tools, particularly at EMBL-EBI;
  • the provision of beamlines, instrumentation and high-throughput technology for structural biology at the Hamburg and Grenoble oustations;
  • Core Facilities, which provide cost-effective and efficient access to methods and technologies that are expensive to set up or maintain, or that require considerable expense.

Student Life

Campus life

EMBL operates from five sites across Europe:

  • Heidelberg, Germany - main laboratory
  • Hinxton, UK - European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
  • Grenoble, France - research and services for structural biology
  • Hamburg, Germany - research and services for structural biology
  • Monterotondo, Italy - mouse biology

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