EMBL-EBI provides freely available data from life science experiments, performs basic research in computational biology and offers an extensive user training programme, supporting researchers in academia and industry.

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Industry Programme

Bioinformatics Industry Programme

Research at EMBL-EBI

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Bioinformatics - European Coordination

Bioinformatics training

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News from EMBL-EBI

Bertone and Smith: Unpacking embryonic pluripotency

Unpacking embryonic pluripotency

Research from EMBL-EBI and the University of Cambridge shines a light on the pathways that give rise to pluripotent cells in rodents and primates. The findings have implications for reprogramming and in vitro fertilisation.

Nick Furnham PLoS Comp Biol 2015

Allergy: the price of immunity?

A study by Nick Furnham et al. provides tools that will make it easier for scientists to predict proteins in food and the environment that are likely to cause allergy.

Enzyme Portal relaunched at EMBL-EBI

Enzyme research made easier

The freely available Enzyme Portal helps researchers study enzymatic activity by making it easier to explore all enzyme-related information in EMBL-EBI’s public data resources.

Our mission

  • To provide freely available data and bioinformatics services to all facets of the scientific community
  • To contribute to the advancement of biology through basic investigator-driven research
  • To provide advanced bioinformatics training to scientists at all levels
  • To help disseminate cutting-edge technologies  to industry
  • To coordinate biological data provision throughout Europe.


Upcoming events

Monday 7 Thursday 10 December 2015