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20 Apr 2017

Looping the Genome: how Cohesin does the Trick

DNA molecules in the cells‘ nuclei are neatly folded into loops. This serves to wrap them up tightly, but also to bring distant gene regulatory...

10 Apr 2017

Tuberculosis: Researchers Uncover how Bacteria Burst our Cells

Scientists based in Vienna unveil the complex molecular structure that causes lethal infections by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Their findings...

07 Apr 2017

MedUni Vienna and IMP strengthen their cooperation

The Medical University of Vienna and the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology GmbH (IMP) have signed a cooperation agreement to further...

23 Mar 2017

Two new ERC Advanced Grants for the IMP

Applications by the IMP, the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, were 100% successful in the latest call of the European Research...

15 Mar 2017

12th Microsymposium on Small RNAs

The 12th Microsymposium on Small RNAs, which will take place May 26th to 28th 2017 at IMBA/IMP/GMI in Vienna, Austria. This meeting has a strong...

01 Mar 2017

New IMP Building: International Research Center Opens in Vienna

The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) opens its new building: IMP sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim has constructed a new flagship for the...

06 Feb 2017

Neuroscientist Winfried Denk to give Max Birnstiel Lecture at the IMP

The IMP cordially invites to the talk: "Towards a Connectome of the Whole Mouse Brain". Winfried Denk is director at the Max Planck Institute for...

18 Nov 2016

Martina Minnich wins Karl Landsteiner Award 2017

IMP scientist Martina Minnich, a postdoc with Meinrad Busslinger’s lab, is awarded this year’s “Karl Landsteiner Preis” for her paper “Multifunctional...

04 Nov 2016

Mattias Lauwers Award for Florian Grössl

To mark the end of the annual VBC PhD Students’ Symposium, this year's Mattias Lauwers Award was presented to Florian Grössl of the Haubensak lab at...

31 Oct 2016

Press Release: Researchers watch in 3D as neurons talk to each other in a living mouse brain

No single neuron produces a thought or a behavior; anything the brain accomplishes is a vast collaborative effort between cells. When at work, neurons...