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EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory - Hamburg

EMBL Hamburg is situated on the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) site. EMBL-Hamburg hosts eight research groups, with activities in synchrotron beamline instrumentation applications for macromolecular crystallography (MX), small angle scattering (SAXS) of biological samples, further complemented by a high-throughput crystallization facility and remote software services.
EMBL-Hamburg is operating an integrated facility, called EMBL@PETRA-III, with three beamlines with applications in MX and SAXS, plus an on-site sample preparation facility and an on-line data evaluation infrastructure. The activities in research and service provision are complemented by the offer of several advanced training courses per year. EMBL Hamburg coordinates a related EC-funded project BioStruct-X ( in which 9 CALIPSO partners are involved.