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A snapshot of stem cell expression [IMAGE: EMBL-EBI/Spencer Phillips]

A snapshot of stem cell expression

Researchers on the Wellcome Genome Campus reveal new genes involved in stem cell pluripotency, new subpopulations of cells and new methods to find meaning in the data.

The 1000 Genomes Project tracked genetic variation across the globe. [Image: EMBL-EBI/Spencer Phillips]

Finding links and missing genes

Missing a gene may be less problematic than you’d think. This is one of the conclusions that emerge from the most extensive catalogue of structural variations – changes in large sections of a person’s DNA sequence – to date.

New method to study biological signalling networks

Clearing a path for cancer research

EMBL-EBI researchers develop a new computational method to study biological signalling networks in healthy and cancer cells

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.


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