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

Tara Oceans: the data

Tara Oceans: the data

Ready to explore the great unknown? 40 million previously undescribed genes and a raft of related sample data from the Tara Oceans expedition is freely available through EMBL-EBI.

Domain atrophy - Bateman and Prakash

Are protein domains indivisible?

Protein domains are considered to be indivisible units – but new research shows that some can function even with big parts missing.

Ewan Birney and Sarah Teichmann elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Teichmann and Birney elected AMS Fellows

The Academy of Medical Sciences has appointed Dr Sarah Teichmann and Dr Ewan Birney of EMBL-EBI as fellows.

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.