European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is an intergovernmental research organisation and centre of excellence for life sciences in Europe. EMBL’s 1800+ staff members originate from over 80 countries; 43% are active researchers. EMBL’s 6 sites located in 5 countries focus on molecular, cellular, computational, developmental and structural biology (Heidelberg), structural biology (Grenoble, Hamburg), epigenetics and neurobiology (Rome), tissue biology and disease modelling (Barcelona), and bioinformatics (Cambridge). Research at EMBL is supported by excellent core facilities, bioinformatics and structural biology services, training for scientists at all career stages and the EMBL course and conference programme.