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.

Bioinformatics services

Bioinformatics services

Industry Programme

Bioinformatics Industry Programme

Research at EMBL-EBI

Computational biology research


Bioinformatics - European Coordination

Bioinformatics training

Bioinformatics training

EMBL Alumni Relations

EMBL Alumni Programme

News from EMBL-EBI

Gene expression in 20 mammals

Why is a dolphin not a cat?

New research from EMBL-EBI shows how repurposing non-coding elements in the genome gave rise to the great ‘mammalian radiation’.

COMPARE project


The COMPARE project has received over €20 million from the EU to speed up the detection of and response to infectious disease outbreaks using pathogen genome sequencing and infection-control data.

Hidden cell types revealed

Hidden cell types revealed

New statistical method for RNA-seq analysis identifies and corrects for hidden structure between cells, creating order out of seeming chaos.

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.