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06 Dec 2017

Florian Engert to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Florian Alois Engert, who will give a Max Birnstiel Lecture on 13 December 2017, is Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and a group leader at...

04 Dec 2017

Breakthrough Prize awarded to Kim Nasmyth

Kim Nasmyth, emeritus director of the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, receives one of five 2018 Breakthrough Prizes in Life...

27 Nov 2017

IMP according to science stars: new video released

What characterises the IMP? How significant is this institute among the many research institutes in molecular biology? In a newly released video,...

31 Oct 2017

Scientists insert genes into axolotls to trace muscle stem cells

An international team of scientists led by the IMP’s Elly Tanaka has created the first knockin individuals of the salamander species axolotl, whereby...

25 Oct 2017

Luisa Cochella selected EMBO Young Investigator

IMP Group Leader Luisa Cochella is among the 28 researchers that have been selected by the European Molecular Biology Organisation EMBO as Young...

09 Nov 2017

Awards for PhD students at the Vienna BioCenter

On 10 November 2017, to mark the end and highlight of this year’s VBC PhD Symposium, two prizes were awarded that celebrate the achievements of the...

01 Nov 2017

VBC PhD Programme: apply by 15 November

The deadline for the winter call of the VBC PhD Programme is closing in: if you want to pursue a PhD in one of the World's most vibrant molecular...

23 Oct 2017

Obituary: Denise P. Barlow (1950 to 2017)

With great sadness, we have learned that Prof. Dr. Denise P. Barlow, a former IMP Group Leader, passed away after severe illness at the age of 67 on...

18 Oct 2017

Scientists explore structure underlying cell division in unprecedented detail

An international team of scientists used integrated structural biology techniques and live cell fluorescence microscopy to shed light on the...

09 Oct 2017

Hannah Monyer to give Max Birnstiel Lecture at the IMP

Hannah Monyer, who will give a Max Birnstiel Lecture on 11 October, is head of the department of clinical neurobiology at the Universitity of...