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26 Nov 2019

Neurons mirror hierarchy of behaviours

Neurobiologists solve long-standing question over how brains orchestrate complex behaviours. The scientists from the lab of Manuel Zimmer showed that...

21 Nov 2019

Cohesin - a molecular motor that folds our genome

New insights into the process of DNA-looping change our view of how the genome is organised within cells. The discoveries by IMP-researchers elucidate...

11 Nov 2019

Max Birnstiel Lecture with Ben Ebert

On 13 November 2019, Ben Ebert (Harvard Medical School) will talk about “The Origins of Blood Cancers”.


03 Oct 2019

Striking a balance: a mechanism to control autoimmunity

The immune system relies on B cells and their ability to make antibodies against an extremely broad range of pathogens. This broad responsiveness...

09 Nov 2019

Inaugural Birnstiel Award presented at the IMP

The inaugural Birnstiel Awards were given to Emily Bayer, Mohamed El-Brolosy and Justin Silpe in a ceremony at the IMP. This new international award...

08 Nov 2019

Four IMP alumni receive Vienna BioCenter PhD Awards

As one of the highlights of the Vienna BioCenter PhD Student Symposium “Re-Connect”, five alumni of the international PhD Programme were honoured for...

29 Oct 2019

REANIMA: toward a new paradigm in cardiac regeneration

Endogenous mechanisms of tissue regeneration provide an innovative research avenue in the cardiac regeneration field.

24 Oct 2019

Essential biochemical process driven by alternative cellular fuel discovered

An international team of scientists including members of the Peters lab at the IMP have discovered a novel biochemical process that is based on an...

14 Oct 2019

25th anniversary at Vienna BioCenter PhD Student Symposium

Every year, students make a great effort to organise the "Vienna BioCenter PhD Programme Symposium". There, leading scientists present their latest...

10 Oct 2019

Bing Ren to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The Max Birnstiel Lecture ‘Decrypting the Noncoding Genome’ will be given on Wednesday, 16 October 2019.