Blog directory

EMBL-EBI blog directory

Here we point you to news and opinions written by EMBL-EBI team leaders and other members of staff. All views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of EMBL.

Service blogs  


News and views from the ChEMBL Team. ChEMBL provides medicinal chemistry data as well as tools and resources for open-access drug discovery.

Ensembl blog

The Ensembl Blog

News and updates from the Ensembl genome explorer. This blog is written by members of the Ensembl Help Desk, who are based in the Vertebrate Genomics Team at EMBL-EBI and at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. 

Europe PMC blog

Europe PubMed Central Blog

Europe PMC is a unique, free, literature and information resource for biomedical and health researchers. If offers millions of full-text articles and abstracts from PubMed and PubMed Central, Agricola records, biological patents, clinical guidelines, PhD theses and research reports. The Europe PMC blog keeps you up to date with the latest developments and additions.

InterPro blog (EMBL-EBI)

The InterPro Blog

News and highlights from InterPro, the resource for functional analysis of proteins.

RNA Central blog

The RNA Central blog

This is the official blog of the RNAcentral project. RNAcentral is a new online resource for non-coding RNA sequences, bringing together the data from multiple Expert Databases. For more information, please go to

UniProt blog

Inside UniProt

News from the Universal Protein Resource

Personal blogs  
Ewan Birney, Bioinformatician at Large

Bioinformatician at Large

Musings by Ewan Birney, Director of EMBL-EBI. Ewan's blog focuses on aspects of life science research.

Pedro Beltrao, EMBL-EBI

Evolution of Cellular Networks - Pedro Beltrao's blog

Pedro Beltrao is a Research Group Leader at EMBL-EBI.

Francis Rowland - Interfaces

EBI Interfaces

Edited by User Experience Designer Francis Rowland, EMBL-EBI alumnus, this blog is a forum for bioinformaticians and life scientists to discuss usability, aesthetics and visualisation. The idea is to provide developers working in science with resources, advice, guidance and ideas.

James Malone - Ontologies blog

James Malone's Ontologies Blog

Bioinformatician, ontologist and EMBL alumnus James Malone shares thoughts about his work, which touches on AI, machine learning and semantic web.

Jenny Cham, User Experience Analyst at EMBL-EBI

Jenny Cham's User Experience Blog

Bringing usability to a complex domain...