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17 Sep 2020

Vienna Covid-19 Detection Initiative (VCDI)

The Vienna Covid-19 Detection Initiative (VCDI) was formed as a collaborative, inter-institutional effort to combat the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

09 Sep 2020

City of Vienna honours Meinrad Busslinger

Since 1947, the City of Vienna honours residents distinguished in a range of disciplines with the “Preis der Stadt Wien” awards for their life…

04 Sep 2020

Evomet – a project to train future leaders in metastasis research

The IMP is one of thirteen European institutions participating in the four-year project ‘Deconstructing the evolution of metastasis’ (Evomet).

03 Sep 2020

ERC Starting Grant awarded to Clemens Plaschka

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected Clemens Plaschka's research for funding under the Horizon 2020 Excellent Science scheme.

27 Aug 2020

Cross-border project to investigate how emotional memories are formed

The Austrian Science Fund FWF has awarded a D-A-CH Grant to IMP Group Leader Wulf Haubensak for an international project studying how the brain stores…

14 Aug 2020

A clue on how pigeons "see" the Earth’s magnetic field

Many animals have a sense to detect the Earth’s magnetic field, demonstrated most impressively by seasonal journeys of migratory birds. The molecular…

27 Jul 2020

CaTCH - a molecular time machine for cells

Researchers from the Obenauf-lab and collaborators have developed a tool that lets them trace millions of cells as they undergo evolutionary selection…

13 Jul 2020

Competitive grants for IMP regeneration researchers

New funding has been granted for two projects in the field of regeneration biology, carried out in the lab of Senior Scientist Elly Tanaka.

01 Jul 2020

How the immune system generates a vast antibody repertoire to fight infections

A new study in NATURE reveals how developing B cells rearrange their entire genome to generate the vast antibody repertoire.

24 Jun 2020

Innovative test allows Covid-19 screening without laboratory

Researchers at the Vienna BioCenter have pushed SARS-CoV-2 detection to a new level.