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26 Nov 2021

Prestigious prize of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology for Louisa Hill

The Ursula and Fritz Melchers Prize of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology (Ă–GAI) recognises the best PhD dissertation in immunology…
24 Nov 2021

CRY2, a component of the bird internal clock

Scientists in the Keays Lab have investigated the expression, localisation, and interaction partners of the cryptochrome CRY2 in the pigeon retina.…
08 Nov 2021

Melanie de Almeida wins the Lauwers Award

During their doctoral studies, students in the Vienna BioCenter PhD Program present their research three times in Monday Seminar talks to the Vienna…
04 Nov 2021

Vienna BioCenter PhD Awards for two IMP graduates

Lisa Haas and Philipp Dexheimer, IMP alumni of the Vienna BioCenter PhD Program, were recognised for their outstanding doctoral research during this…
28 Oct 2021

How cells keep their nucleus clean: a fundamental discovery

Scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna have developed a CRISPR-Cas9 screening assay that allows to systematically…
18 Oct 2021

Prestigious grants for Rushad Pavri and Wouter Masselink

The Austrian Science Fund will support the research of Rushad Pavri, group leader at the IMP, and Wouter Masselink, senior postdoc in the lab of Elly…
15 Oct 2021

miR-1: an ancient molecule controls muscle physiology

Muscle cells are particularly sensitive to disruptions in their metabolism. Severe muscle diseases may be caused by mutations that spare other…
08 Oct 2021

Louisa Hill wins the Rabitsch Award 2021

Every autumn since 2006, the Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award recognises the outstanding achievements of a PhD student at the IMP or at IMBA. This year,…
07 Oct 2021

Mission possible: how cohesin fits two meters of DNA into a human cell

Human cells fit extremely long DNA molecules into their microscopic nucleus. To do so, they need the help of a protein complex, cohesin, that acts…
01 Oct 2021

International Birnstiel Award 2021 for six outstanding young scientists

In the third year since its endowment, the International Birnstiel Award for Doctoral Studies in Molecular Life Sciences will be presented to six…