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21 Aug 2017

A holodeck to study animal brain functions

In a collaborative project, scientists including former IMP fellow Andrew Straw have developed a virtual reality system for freely moving animals....

18 Aug 2017

Elly Tanaka wins “2017 Female Scientist Award” by German Stem Cell Network

The German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) will honour IMP Senior Scientist Elly Tanaka with its “2017 Female Scientist Award” for her groundbreaking work on...

26 Jul 2017

Register now for the 7th Symposium on Structural Proteomics

For the first time, the international symposium that brings together experts in the structural proteomics field will be held in Austria. It will take...

25 Jul 2017

Registration open for VBC PhD Student Symposium 2017

Every year, VBC PhD students organise the “VBC PhD Programme Symposium”. The 2017 event will be held under the title of “Continuum” on 9/10 November....

11 Jul 2017

Targeting cancer cells through synthetic lethality

A collaborative study drawing from two IMP labs and led by IMP-alumnus Mark Petronczki, now at Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, demonstrates a unique...

23 Jun 2017

How brains surrender to sleep

Scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna study fundamental aspects of sleep in roundworms. Using advanced...

21 Jun 2017

Cancer research icon William G. Kaelin to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology - cordially invites to the talk "The VHL Tumor Suppressor Protein: Insights into Oxygen Sensing,...

19 Jun 2017

Andrea Pauli awarded FWF START Grant

IMP group leader Andrea Pauli is awarded a START Grant by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science. She will use the funds of 1.2 Million Euros over...

15 Jun 2017

IMP Scientist Elly Tanaka elected EMBO member

The European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) announced today that 65 distinguished scientists were newly elected to its membership, including...

26 May 2017

12th Microsymposium on Small RNAs at the Vienna BioCenter

The “12th Microsymposium on Small RNAs” has started at the Vienna BioCenter (VBC) today.