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10 Aug 2022

Transcription factor PAX5 linked to antibody deficiency and brain development

An international team of scientists has discovered a functional link between the transcription factor PAX5 and both B-cell and brain development in…
27 Jul 2022

AAAS Wachtel Cancer Research Award 2022 for Anna Obenauf

Anna Obenauf’s ground-breaking research in metastasis and the emergence of drug resistance in cancer was recognised with the AAAS Martin and Rose…
14 Jul 2022

The axolotl, a new model to improve the healing of broken bones

Although bone fractures rank high amongst the most frequent traumatic injuries, treating and healing large fractures remains a medical challenge: bone…
06 Jul 2022

Johannes Zuber elected EMBO Member

IMP senior scientist Johannes Zuber is one of only 58 newly elected members of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). The rare…
21 Jun 2022

Anna Obenauf and Andrea Pauli promoted to Senior Scientists

As of October 2022, IMP junior group leaders Andrea Pauli and Anna Obenauf will become senior scientists. The decision, which follows a thorough…
09 Jun 2022

Tracking cells in the regenerating limb through space and time

In order to understand how tissues arise during embryonic development and regeneration, scientists need to find a way to follow different cell…
03 Jun 2022

BacPROTACs: antibiotics of the future

Bacterial infections cause hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. While bacterial epidemics are often restricted to low- and middle-income…
01 Jun 2022

Milestone in understanding regulation of gene transcription

The expression of our genes is tightly regulated by the action of enhancers, DNA sequences that activate the transcription of a gene into messenger…
01 Jun 2022

Undergraduate student fits one more piece to the regeneration puzzle

Giacomo Glotzer, an undergraduate student from Yale University, spent a year in the lab of Elly Tanaka to investigate the molecular pathways that…
26 May 2022

Anna Obenauf part of international consortium to study bone cancer

An international team of scientists from the United States, Canada, and Austria has secured a grant by "Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation" to study the…