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22 May 2018

Andrea Pauli awarded fellowship from Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole

The IMP’s Andrea Pauli is one of 28 scientists from around the world who have been named 2018 Whitman Center Fellows by the Marine Biological...

17 May 2018

Austin Smith to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute scientist Austin Smith's talk "The Design of Pluripotency: Plasticity and Order" will be given on 23 May at the IMP.

16 May 2018

EMBO Young Investigator Meeting 2018 at the Vienna BioCenter

Today, 70 Young Investigators of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) have convened at the IMP lecture hall for their 18th annual...

14 May 2018

IMP Group Leader Manuel Zimmer elected EMBO member

The European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) announced today that 62 distinguished scientists were newly elected to its membership, including...

03 May 2018

IMP experts explain current trends in cancer research to a lay audience

Cancer research and therapy is undergoing very rapid changes, driven by scientific discovery. Most recent trends are often hard to follow for...

27 Apr 2018

The elusive magnetic sense and why worms may be of no help

Magnetoreception, a 'sixth sense' for the detection of magnetic fields, has long been investigated in animals such as birds. A 2015 paper sparked hope...

23 Apr 2018

Lawrence Zipursky to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

UCLA scientist Lawrence Zipursky's talk “In Search of Cajal’s ‘unfathomable mystery of life’ ” will be given on 25 April at the IMP.

16 Apr 2018

More than 600 at VBC for 'Long Night of Research 2018'

This year’s “Lange Nacht der Forschung“ (Long Night of Research), Austria’s biggest scientific outreach event, saw a new participation record: 228,000...

14 Apr 2018

Joining forces to tackle the ‘Holy Grail’ of the life sciences

An international consortium led by Kikue Tachibana of IMBA and with IMP Scientific Director Jan-Michael Peters and others has secured a prestigious...

13 Apr 2018

ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon visits the Vienna BioCenter

ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon was welcomed to Vienna BioCenter (VBC) for a tour of the four research institutes IMP, IMBA, GMI and MFPL. The...