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Automation Software Engineer Jobs in Grenoble (38)

Automation Software Engineer Jobs in Grenoble (38) at European Molecular Biology Laboratory Title: Automation Software Engineer Company: European Molecular Biology Laboratory Location: Grenoble (38) Scientific Services and SupportGrenoble, France These are exciting times at EMBL Grenoble. We are looking to complete our development team with an enthusiastic automation software engineer….

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Senior Network and Security Engineer job with European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

The IT Services team operates and supports the IT infrastructure and services at EMBL headquarters in Heidelberg and at the laboratory’s sites in Barcelona and Rome. As part of IT Services, the Network and Security team is responsible for managing and developing the network infrastructure in our data centres, on…

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Postdoc in data science, bioinformatics or computational biology in microbiome Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research

University of Copenhagen The University of Copenhagen is seeking up to two highly motivated and talented postdoctoral fellows to commence on March 1, 2023, or after agreement at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen. About UsThe Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research’s…

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genbank sequence format

HHS Vulnerability Disclosure, Help This document is an overview of the Entrez databases, with general information on If you are not sure that the “Save” option in your program will do this for you, use “Save As”, In Excel, select “Save As” from the File menu. optimizations to reduce memory…

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Ontology Development Kit Looks to Harmonize, Streamline Management of Biomedical Semantics

CHICAGO – Nearly seven years after it first appeared online as a beta release, the Ontology Development Kit (ODK) has matured into an open-source software package used by the developers and keepers of dozens of biomedical ontologies. The ODK is meant to implement the principles of the Open Biological and…

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What is Kegg orthology and what is it used for? : bioinformatics

Kegg orthology is a database of genes with known identity and function. You can submit genomic data to be referenced against that database. I love using kegg to produce genome summaries such as what metabolic pathways are complete and incomplete, and what percentage of genes in the genome are dedicated…

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New Algorithms That Harnessed Protein-folding Power in 2022

Big pharma companies have been researching protein folding for a long time now. Discoveries and innovations in the field can revolutionise the development of drug and other biological advancement. Recently, the development of the COVID-19 vaccine was also supported by tackling this issue.  Protein folding prediction process involves a combination…

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Evasion of cGAS and TRIM5 defines pandemic HIV

Cells and reagents HEK293T and U87 cells were maintained in DMEM medium (Gibco) supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS, Labtech) and 100 U ml−1 penicillin plus 100 μg ml−1 streptomycin (Pen/Strep; Gibco). THP-1-IFIT1 cells that had been modified to express Gaussia luciferase under the control of the IFIT1 promoter were described previously62. THP-1…

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Bioinformatics Training Project Manager at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job Are you passionate about computational training in life sciences and wish to focus your career on the management and coordination of training programs? We are looking for a team member who will coordinate a new multi-organization project (BioNT) funded by the European Commission, embedded in the Data…

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Science is ready to tackle global crises

The response to crises enveloping the world is a hot subject at the International Conference on Research Infrastructures (ICRI) in Brno this week, with speakers suggesting science does have the answers. The dominant narrative around the COVID-19 pandemic implies the world was not prepared for a major virus outbreak. But…

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Postdoctoral Fellow at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job Cell plasticity is considered a key hallmark of metastatic cells and cancer therapy resistance by enabling cell adaptation to adverse conditions. Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cell plasticity are still poorly understood and a precise description of cell plasticity remains to reach consensus, mainly due to a…

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EMBO Community Engagement Officer at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job EMBO stands for excellence in the life sciences. We support talented researchers at all stages of their careers in Europe and beyond, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment and community where scientists can achieve their best work.  Your role EMBO is…

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Bioinformatics tools and data retrieval

The Job Dispatcher service at the EMBL-EBI provides access to various sequence analysis tools and a database retrieval system (Dbfetch). This virtual course is split into two sessions running over two days.  During the first session, you will learn how to access and use our sequence…

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Science Education Team Lead at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with approx. 2 000 employees from many nations, operating across six sites,…

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Number of sequences in RefSeq.

Number of sequences in RefSeq. 2 Dear colleagues I can not understand. When I download all the genomic sequences from the refseq database, after counting, I see that there are much fewer records than presented in the release (123394 organisms ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/refseq/release/release-notes/RefSeq-release214.txt). What am I doing wrong? 1. wget ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genomes/refseq/assembly_summary_refseq.txt 2….

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Empathy List Archives

Dear colleagues, Data on sequence level mapping through the SIFTS process www.ebi.ac.uk/pdbe/docs/sifts/ can now be retrieved directly from updated mmCIF files, available on PDBe entry pages. These files now contain residue-level mapping between UniProt and PDB entries, including coordinate numbering for UniProt accessions and mapping to a host of other…

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European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Grenoble

EMBL Grenoble is a key player in the Partnership for Structural Biology (PSB) which integrates the activities of several Grenoble institutes involved with structural biology and thus is able to provide a uniquely comprehensive range of platforms for both inhouse research and external users. A cornerstone of the PSB is the close…

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European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Monterotondo

Dynamic partnerships and exchanges with other international academic research and clinical centres, and participation in multiple EU-wide mouse research and informatics initiatives, are integral parts of our discovery process into genetics and genomics, cell biology and pathology. The continued refinement and diversification of methodologies for introducing genetic and epigenetic perturbations…

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Seeing antibiotics in action inside pathogenic bacterium

Every living cell relies on proteins in order to function and the process of protein synthesis – translation – is critical for survival. Bacteria are no exception, with molecular machines involved in translation being one of the most common targets for antibiotics. Now, for the first time, scientists led by…

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How to interpret AlphaFold structures

This webinar will introduce AlphaFold system for prediction and interpretation of protein structures. This webinar is designed for experimental biologists who wish to understand the strengths and limitations of AlphaFold and use the models to guide their experimental studies. In this webinar we will provide an overview for the AlphaFold…

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A global collaboration to map the whole human brain

Baylor College of Medicine researchers in the Tolias Lab and the Xiaolong Jiang Lab are part of a global collaborative led by the Allen Institute to map the whole human brain. In what is being called the brain equivalent of the Human Genome Project, this initiative will map 200 billion cells in the human brain by…

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Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis Course, EMBL Advanced Training Centre, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Overview Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis Course is organized by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and will be held from May 21 – 26, 2023 at EMBL Advanced Training Centre, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Description:This course will teach biological researchers how to analyze biological data sets using open-source software. Most of the…

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World-class translational project enters BioInnovation Institute’s Bio Studio program as part of collaboration with Imperial College London

World-class translational project enters BioInnovation Institute’s Bio Studio program as part of collaboration with Imperial College London   COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 21, 2022 – BioInnovation Institute (BII), an international commercial, non-profit foundation incubating and accelerating world-class life science research, announces today that it has entered a collaboration with Imperial College London…

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Scientific Visitor Programme and Training Lead Job in European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Job Description TrainingEMBL Heidelberg The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world aimed to explore the secrets of life. EMBL integrates 27 members states and currently employs approx. 1 800 people across its six sites in Heidelberg, Barcelona, Grenoble, Hamburg,…

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Single-cell atlas of human liver development reveals pathways directing hepatic cell fates

doi: 10.1038/s41556-022-00989-7. Online ahead of print. Brandon T Wesley #  1   2 , Alexander D B Ross #  1   2   3 , Daniele Muraro  1   2   4 , Zhichao Miao  4   5 , Sarah Saxton  6   7 , Rute A Tomaz  1   2 , Carola M Morell  1   2…

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biomedical research: A database of 200 million-plus protein shapes is hypercharging biomedical research

On July 28, DeepMind, an artificial intelligence (AI) subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, published a free, online database of the likely shapes of more than 200 million proteins known to science. This has set off a virtual carnival of biomedical research, which will transform healthcare as well as research…

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Can AlphaFold be used?MIT new research: not much better than random guessing, still needs to continue to improve

After AlphaGo defeated Ke Jie, the world’s No. 1 Go player in 2017, AlphaFold 2 was born in 2020, making artificial intelligence (AI) successful again. 2 years later, what about AlphaFold today? In July this year, DeepMind and EMBL-EBI used AlphaFold to predict almost all known proteins on the earth,…

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Laboratory Officer/ Research Technician at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job The Developmental Biology Unit at EMBL Heidelberg is seeking to recruit a research staff member to work in the Rapti group with responsibilities of Laboratory officer/ Research Technician. Research in the Rapti group focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of nervous system development, glia-neuron morphogenesis and…

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Data Management Coordinator – Germany Jobs IT Engineering Academic Remote NGO Charity Work

About the team/jobThe Data Science Centre, launched in February 2022 to promote cutting-edge research and services in Data Science across all of EMBL, is looking for a bioinformatician, computational biologist or computer scientist as a Data Management Coordinator. The Data Science Centre will ensure that biological research data at our…

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AI Continues To Build The Foundation For A Remarkable Future In Biology

Black_Kira By Christopher Gannatti July 28, 2022, was a historic day in both biology and artificial intelligence (AI). DeepMind, an Alphabet-owned (GOOG) (GOOGL) AI research firm, made the structural data on more than 200 million proteins from its AlphaFold tool freely available. This represents data on roughly 1 million species…

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Senior Programme Officer, EMBO Fellowship Programme

The EMBO offices are located on the international EMBL life science research campus in Heidelberg, Germany. Heidelberg, home to around 150,000 people, is a lively university city. EMBO is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international science organisation. The remuneration package comprises a…

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UK Biobank Copy Number-Based GWAS Discovers New Associations With Human Traits

NEW YORK – A new set of analytical tools is making it possible to systematically search for links between copy number variants and complex human traits or conditions, according to a study by a pair of investigators at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute. “[W]e present a robust…

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DeepMind has predicted the shape of every protein known to science. How excited should we be?

It doesn’t have much photogenic appeal or the glamour of seeing back in time, but a new development in computational biochemistry has been hailed as a discovery as important as the images of distant galaxies recently seen through the James Webb Space Telescope. Researchers at DeepMind—the AI company owned by…

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Reconstructing How the Spine Takes its Shape

Marina Sanaki-Matsumiya, PhDPostdoctoral FellowLaboratory of Synthetic Developmental BiologyEuropean Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Barcelona For as long as she can remember, Marina Sanaki-Matsumiya wanted to understand the mechanisms shaping the bones that form our skeletons. Born with a genetic skeletal disease, the developmental biologist first established an in vitro model to…

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New Atlas Maps the Continuum of Embryo Development in Fruit Flies

Scientists have constructed the most complete and detailed single-cell map of embryo development in any animal to date, using the fruit fly as a model organism. Published in Science, this study, co-led by Eileen Furlong at EMBL and Jay Shendure at the University of Washington, harnesses data from over one million…

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Drosophila embryonic development at single-cell resolution

A new atlas that maps the continuum of embryo development in fruit flies has gone beyond, thanks to machine learning. Credit: Isabel Romero Calvo/EMBL Scientists have constructed the most complete and detailed single-cell map of embryo development in any animal to date, using the fruit fly as a model organism….

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How AlphaFold can realize AI’s full potential in structural biology

Tomorrow’s AI applications will not happen without research being shared openly in repositories such as that maintained by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute near Cambridge, UK.Credit: Edmund Sumner/View Pictures/Universal Images Group/Getty “I wake up and type AlphaFold into Twitter.” John Jumper couldn’t hold back his excitement. He…

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EnWik > Expasy

Expasy is an online bioinformatics resource operated by the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. It is an extensible and integrative portal which provides access to over 160 databases and software tools and supports a range of life science and clinical research areas, from genomics, proteomics and structural biology, to evolution…

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DeepMind research cracks structure of almost every known protein

Enlarge / An image released by the EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute showing the structure of a human protein that was modeled by the AlphaFold computer program. EMBL-EBI/AFP/Getty Images Artificial intelligence has surpassed the limits of scientific knowledge by predicting the shape of almost every known protein, a breakthrough that will…

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DeepMind just uncovered the 3D structure of almost every protein known to science

Researchers have deciphered the three-dimensional structures of almost every protein known to science, which could lead to major advances in a wide range of research areas including the treatment of diseases, sustainability and food insecurity. The findings were announced on Thursday by artificial intelligence (AI) technology company DeepMind, which said…

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Executive fellowships for careers in service providing research infrastructures

ResearchAll EMBL Sites (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain) Are you an innovative thinker eager to develop novel methods and technologies for the life sciences? Are you driven by curiosity and impact? Do you wish to become an expert in service development, provision and research infrastructure management in academia or industry?…

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AI predicts shape of nearly every known protein

The structure of the vitellogenin protein — a precursor of egg yolk — as predicted by the AlphaFold tool.Credit: DeepMind From today, determining the 3D shape of almost any protein known to science will be as simple as typing in a Google search. Researchers have used AlphaFold — the revolutionary…

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[ccp4bb] Vacancy for EMDB Team Leader (EMBL Faculty position)

Dear colleagues, EMBL-EBI is looking to recruit a new Team Leader (EMBL Faculty position) to take charge of the Electron Microscopy Data Bank (EMDB; emdb-empiar.org), one of the three core archives of the Worldwide Protein Data Bank organisation (wwPDB; wwpdb.org). In the past two years, EMDB has doubled in size…

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Group Leader – Structural or Molecular Systems Biology at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job The Structural and Computational Biology (SCB) Unit at EMBL Heidelberg pursues an ambitious and cross-disciplinary research program in integrated structural and computational systems biology, bridging between temporal and spatial scales. The SCB Unit seeks to recruit a highly motivated group leader in the area of structural or…

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EMBL Rome’s Gene Editing and Embryology Facility generates transgenic mice to understand human diseases

The facility supports scientists worldwide with scientific expertise and state-of-the-art gene editing technologies. The GEEF facility supports scientists worldwide with scientific expertise and state-of-the-art gene editing technologies.EMBL’s services and facilities provide scientific and technical expertise to EMBL staff, as well as to scientists from EMBL’s member states and around the…

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Uncharted genetic territory offers insight into human-specific proteins

When researchers working on the Human Genome Project completely mapped the genetic blueprint of humans in 2001, they were surprised to find only around 20,000 genes that produce proteins. Could it be that humans have only about twice as many genes as a common fly? Scientists had expected considerably more….

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Alpha Fold Working

AlphaFold: The making of a scientific breakthrough The inside story of the DeepMind team of scientists and engineers who created AlphaFold, an AI system that is recognised as a solution to “protein folding”, a grand scientific challenge for more than 50…

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Research Technician (Parental Leave Cover) At European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job EMBL Barcelona is a new research unit focusing on Tissue Biology and Disease Modelling. We aim to go beyond the molecular and cellular scale, integrating gene circuits with a tissue-level quantitative understanding of tissues and organs, both healthy and diseased. We are seeking to recruit a research…

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Technical Assistant – Health & Safety Office at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job We are searching for an experienced laboratory professional looking for a new challenge in an international scientific environment but away from the bench. In your role as a Technical Assistant, you will support the international scientific community at EMBL Heidelberg as part of the Health & Safety…

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Senior Software Developer (commencing immediately) at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Contract Type: Staff Member Location: EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK Job Function: Senior Technical Officer (gr. 6-8) Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 1 year (until grant-end date of 30/10/2023) Contract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: No Advertised Grade-Grading: Grade 6 (monthly salary starting at £3,143.06 after tax plus benefits) About the team/job We are seeking…

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47 Postdoc and Academic Positions at The European Molecular Biology Lab.

47 Postdoc and Academic Positions at The European Molecular Biology Lab. – Ntchito Scholarship Postdoc and Academic Positions at The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), a…

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Kitchen Helper (m/w/d) in Heidelberg bei Embl European Molecular Biology Laboratory

The EMBL Food Services department comprises 30 staff working in 3 sections, Event catering, Canteen and the Cafeteria.Event catering is currently coordinated by a team of two experienced colleagues. We provide our services to the Courses and Conference office as well as other departments that organise international meetings at the…

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Supporting African BioGenome Project to build bioinformatics capacity

The African BioGenome Project and EMBL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support each other in building genomics and bioinformatics capacity across Africa AfricaBP and EMBL MoU. Credit: Karen Arnott/EMBL-EBI The African BioGenome Project (AfricaBP) is an African-led effort to sequence the genomes of all species indigenous to the…

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Job availability: Outreach & Public Engagement Officer

The EMBL is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated Outreach & Public Engagement Officer to join the European Learning Laboratory for Life Sciences (ELLS) Team in Heidelberg, Germany. About the role You will develop and deliver a programme of engagement activities that supports EMBL’s scientific programme, with a special…

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Impact of DNA mutations on lifelong blood cell production uncovered — ScienceDaily

New research has uncovered how genetic mutations hijack the production of blood cells in different periods of life. Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and collaborators show how these changes relate to ageing and the development of age-related diseases, including…

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Head of Instrumentation Team at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Grenoble has an active research and international visitors program in structural molecular biology, making particular use of synchrotron X-rays and cryo-electron microscopy as structure determination techniques. EMBL Grenoble shares the European Photon and Neutron Science (EPN) Campus with the European…

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An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

The EMBL-EBI is the home of the world’s most comprehensive range of freely available molecular databases and resources. Our resources help researchers share and analyse data and perform complex queries in many different ways. Join us for a tour of the core data resources at EMBL-EBI. Who is this…

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Database Administrator at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job In this role you will join an established Database team of database administrators in order to support the ongoing database operations. The main duties for this post are: DBA of MySQL and MongoDB.The Database Team provides day-to-day Database Administration support , database performance tuning and query optimization…

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Jobs from VUB, Medicines for Europe, ECOS, INREV, EMBL, DCI, IBMA, Han…

Fundraising Officer/Coordinator DCI – Defence for Children International Brussels Work with all national sections, individually and at regional level, as well as the International Secretariat, to identify rights of the child funding needs in line with DCI… Posted 1 day ago Collaboratorium Project Manager EMBL – European Molecular Biology Laboratory…

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Predicted complexes from ModelArchive now on PDBe-KB pages

High-quality, predicted protein complexes, generated using RoseTTAFold and AlphaFold, are now available in ModelArchive and accessible through the 3D-Beacons Network. These predicted complexes are also integrated into the PDBe-KB aggregated views of proteins. High-quality, predicted protein complexes, generated using RoseTTAFold and AlphaFold, are now available in ModelArchive and accessible through…

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Administrative Assistant – Director’s Office at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Rome (Italy).  The Director advises and works closely…

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Genomic Study Reveals Recurrent Inversion Variants, Instability Effects

NEW YORK – A team from Germany, the US, and Italy has tallied recurrent inversions across dozens of human genomes, providing a look at haplotypes containing these polymorphisms, mechanisms that lead to new inversions, and inversion ties to genetic instability and related microdeletion or duplication conditions. The findings appeared in…

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Technical Officer / Micro-injectionist job with EMBL

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest-ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK), and Rome (Italy). The EMBL Epigenetics and Neurobiology Unit in Rome is supported…

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Nature Depth: Where will this revolutionary technology go when artificial intelligence predicts protein structure?

▎ WuXi AppTec content team editor Last July, DeepMind published a study in the journal Nature on artificial intelligence (AI) systems AlphaFold predicting the three-dimensional structure of proteins based on amino acid sequences. The researchers also released the source code of the AI system, making this technology available to scientists…

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Trainee – International Relations – iAgora Europa

Einleitung Descripción del puesto: EMBL – European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg, Germany Organisation data: Government and EU-RelationsJob Number: HD0xxx0Contract Type: Internship/TraineeJob Function: Administrative TraineeContract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: noAdvertised Grade-Grading: 700 EUR and accommodationContract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 6 monthsClosing date: 12 May 2022 About the team/job The…

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Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub – FAIR Image Data Steward at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job Euro-BioImaging ERIC (www.eurobioimaging.eu) is a leading pan-European research infrastructure that provides the research community open access to cutting-edge imaging services. The Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub hosted by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is looking for a highly motivated FAIR Image Data Steward to develop general guidelines and technically support…

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Scientific Database Curator at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job Metabolomics is the study of small molecule metabolites in the metabolome, which is the complete set of metabolites in a biological sample. By studying these metabolites, we can observe changes in cellular networks and biochemical pathways. This allows us to detect disease states and their progression, monitor…

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14 Postdoctoral Fellowship at Umea University, Sweden

Umea University, Sweden invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at Umea University, Sweden. Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.   (01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral fellow – Molecular epidemiology…

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Greater than sum of your genes: DNA does not define us

Ewan Birney discusses the input of both genetics and our environment in making us who we are The input of both genetics and our environment in making us who we are. Credit: Karen Arnott/EMBL By Ewan Birney, Deputy Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). We – society…

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03 Postdoctoral Fellowship at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany. Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.   (01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Postdoc Fellowship Position…

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Optical Engineer at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job The Prevedel group in Heidelberg is seeking an optical engineer with an applied physics and/or engineering background to work on advanced spectroscopic imaging techniques for applications in biology and medicine. In particular, the candidate will work on the development of new optical instrumentation with a particular emphasis…

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How immune cells enter tissue — ScienceDaily

To get to the places where they are needed, immune cells not only squeeze through tiny pores. They even overcome wall-like barriers of tightly packed cells. Scientists at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) have now discovered that cell division is key to their success. Together with other…

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Bioinformatician/Scientific Programmer job with EMBL

We seek to recruit a structural bioinformatician who is interested in working on the intersection of bioinformatics and cheminformatics. The post holder will join the Velankar team at EMBL-EBI on a 2-year collaborative project between PDBe, ChEMBL and CCDC. They will contribute to improving data processing pipelines to increase the…

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EIROforum to Host Conference on Grand Challenges in AI and Data Science

March 30, 2022 — Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are pushing scientific research into new domains, providing new opportunities to answer the complex societal and economic challenges facing our societies. From understanding the universe to tracking how viruses infect humans, producing large-scale scientific research requires increasingly innovative AI…

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Ontologies for biocuration | EMBL-EBI Training

This webinar, part of the biocuration series, will introduce the concept of an ontology, a type of controlled vocabulary that encompasses relationships between entities, and will cover why ontologies are useful for describing biological data and biology. The webinar will also discuss the role of biocurators and the relevance of…

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From liquid to solid to drive development – ScienceDaily

The term ‘phase transition’ might initially conjure up images of ice melting or water vapour condensing on a cold glass. In biology, phase transition plays a role in processes such as lipid bilayer formation or the spontaneous de-mixing of protein droplets. In a recent paper published in Cell, the Ephrussi…

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Genomic sequencing aids the global tuberculosis fight

Total number of isolates for each drug by sensitivity. Each drug is represented by a colored circle weighted by the prevalence of phenotypic resistance to that drug. The center of each circle shows the intersection between values on the x-axis and y-axis. Group 1 = associated with resistance. Group 2…

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IntAct | EMBL-EBI Training

Feedback and help Who is this course for? This course is for anyone who would like to study protein-protein interactions. An undergraduate degree in a life science subject, or some background knowledge in protein composition and techniques for studying protein–protein interactions, would be an advantage. To…

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EMBL-EBI Workshop: Network Analysis with Cytoscape and PSICQUIC

This module provides an introduction to the theory and concepts of network analysis. Attendees will learn how to construct protein-protein interaction networks and subsequently use these to analyse large-scale datasets generated these to by techniques such as RNA-Seq or mass-spec proteomics. The course will focus on giving attendees hands-on experience…

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Safeguarding African biodiversity through genomics

The African BioGenome Project aims to safeguard biodiversity and build bioinformatics capacity across Africa African biodiversity. Credit: Karen Arnott/EMBL The African BioGenome Project (AfricaBP) is an Africa-led effort to sequence the genomes of plants, animals, fungi, and protists that are native to the continent of Africa. There is an urgent…

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Programming skills in biocuration | EMBL-EBI Training

This webinar will be the first of our series of webinars on the topic of biocuration and discuss programming skills that can be beneficial in biocuration, as well as provide advice on how to acquire them. In an ELIXIR survey in 2019 which aimed at identifying training needs…

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AI revolutions in biology: Opinions on Alphafold from Instruct-NL

Anastassis Perrakis and Titia Sixma of Instruct-NL explore the role that the new AlphaFold AI system has in the world of structural biology. The paper, published in EMBO Reports, outlines the problems that have been facing computerised protein prediction models since their inception nearly 40 years ago, and assesses the…

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Ensembl | EMBL-EBI Training

Feedback and help Who is this course for? A knowledge of some genomics is required, and some bioinformatics knowledge would be useful but is not essential.  What will I achieve? By the end of the course you will be able to: Explain what Ensembl is and where the data…

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Google Researchers Use Machine Learning Approach To Annotate Protein Domains

Source: www.nature.com/articles/s41587-021-01179-w.epdf Proteins play an important part in the construction and function of all living organisms. Each protein is made up of a chain of amino acid building blocks. Much like an image might have numerous things, a protein can have multiple components, known as protein domains. Researchers have been…

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Efficient way of mapping UniProt IDs to representative UniRef90 IDs?

You can do this directly on UniProt: www.uniprot.org/uploadlists/ Just paste or upload your list of UniProt IDs, and select “UniProtKB AC/ID” in the “From” field and “UniParc” in the “To” field I’ve also written a script, pasted below, that can do this with some useful options: $ uniprot_map.pl -h uniprot_map.pl…

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Research Roundup: New Insights into Alzheimer’s, ALS and FTD

BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images One particular gene variant, APOE4, is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. But why that is the case, what the mechanism of action is, has eluded researchers. At least one pathway has been determined, and it has possible repercussions in developing therapies against the…

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Bioinformatics job with EMBL

The Steinmetz group at EMBL Heidelberg is looking for an ambitious computational fellow (postdoc or research scientist, depending on the level of experience) interested in developing novel computational tools to explore exciting large-scale sequencing datasets of different cellular modalities and biological applications. We offer unique opportunities to develop own ideas…

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NetApp provides data infrastructure for EMBL

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is running a data lake across two datacentre sites, based on NetApp storage, to support scientific research. Modern scientific research is heavily dependent on big data analysis and increasingly relies on artificial intelligence (AI)-based methods. EMBL’s research groups develop their own AI models,…

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Executive Assistant to the Associate Directors of EMBL-EBI job with EMBL

The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of complex and confidential duties. The Executive Assistant uses initiative, tact, judgement, confidentiality as well as strong interpersonal and organisational skills to support the two Associate Directors of EMBL-EBI. In this challenging yet rewarding role you will build on your considerable experience providing…

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Learning from Deep Learning: inspirational story behind AlphaFold

DeepMind Chief Executive visits EMBL Heidelberg to discuss current and future implications of Artificial Intelligence for life science research A delegation from DeepMind visited EMBL Heidelberg to discuss current and future implications of Artificial Intelligence for life science research (John Jumper 2nd from left, Edith Heard 6th from left, Demis…

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Postdoctoral Fellow job with EMBL

We are offering a 2-year postdoc position in the group of Dr. Marco Marcia (www.embl.org/groups/marcia/) at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), one of the highest-ranked scientific research organisations worldwide. The group is based in Grenoble, France. We are carrying out an exciting pioneering project that will decipher the molecular…

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IT Support Engineer – Jobs near me

About the team/job IT Services operates and supports the IT infrastructure and services at EMBL headquarters in Heidelberg and for the laboratory’s sites in Barcelona and Rome. As part of IT Services, the Desktop Support team provides a broad range of first level and desktop support to the EMBL user…

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Machine Learning Developer job with EMBL

We are seeking a Machine Learning Developer to build tools that use a combination of text mining methods and Europe PMC services to support database curation. The role will be based in the Literature Services Team at EMBL-EBI Europe PMC is the largest open access database of life science research…

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Confident chemistry | Scientific Computing World

OpenEye Scientific develops and offers large-scale molecular modelling applications and toolkits, primarily aimed at drug discovery and design. ‘Although our tools are used by a wider industrial sector, from large pharma and small biotechs, through to agrochemicals and materials scientists,’  commented Ashutosh Jogalekar, associate director – applications science at  OpenEye Scientific. OpenEye…

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Genomics Beyond Health Care: Future Uses and Considerations of Genome Science

A major new report, Genomics Beyond Health, released today by the Government Office for Science, explores how genomics could play a role in our lives in the future, from sports to education and the fight against crime. Until now, genomics has been used primarily in healthcare and medical research where…

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Flow Cytometry Technique Enables High-Speed Cell Sorting | Research & Technology | Jan 2022

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 24, 2022 — A study led by global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Co.), in collaboration with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), has demonstrated an innovation in flow cytometry that adds fluorescence imaging and image-based fluorescence to sort individual cells at exceptionally high…

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Bioinformatician job with EMBL | 1401746299

Are you creative, curious, and ambitious and like to tackle challenging biological data analysis problems? We have an exciting opportunity for a bioinformatician interested in structural biological data and functional annotations to work within the Protein Data Bank in Europe Team (PDBe) at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI). In this…

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BD unveils high-throughput cell sorter that merges fluorescence with visual imaging

For researchers trying to find a single type of cell among tens of thousands, BD has outlined a new high-speed sorting technology that could help do more than just find the proverbial needle in the haystack, but also categorize each individual strand of hay itself. By combining flow cytometry methods…

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Proteomics | EMBL-EBI Training

Feedback and help Who is this course for? An undergraduate degree in a life science subject or some background knowledge on the composition of proteins, would be an advantage. What will I achieve? By the end of the course you will be able to: Describe what is meant by…

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ERC president Maria Leptin shares her top advice for researchers

Maria Leptin discusses what she hopes to achieve as president of the European Research Council, the critical role of science communication, and what researchers need to know when applying for grants. This week, the European Research Council (ERC) awarded its first research grants under Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and…

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