Hinxton, 20 January 2021 The SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 lineage A note on the coronavirus variant B.1.1.7, which has first been described in the U.K. and has spread to 57 countries. The note summarises epidemiological information about the spread of B.1.1.7 in the U.K. collated and in part conducted by researchers from EMBL-EBI.
General, 18 January 2021 EMBL courses and conferences: learning lessons and looking ahead The coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for those trying to organise scientific courses and conferences. As the scale of the disruption first became clear, EMBL moved quickly to ensure that its events could still go ahead.
Hamburg, 14 January 2021 Toadlet peptide transforms into a deadly weapon against bacteria Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and EMBL Hamburg have discovered remarkable molecular properties of an antimicrobial peptide from the skin of the Australian toadlet. The discovery could inspire the development of novel synthetic drugs to combat bacterial infections