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25 May 2022

Patrick Cramer to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

For the next Max Birnstiel Lecture, the IMP will welcome the molecular biologist Patrick Cramer (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry,…
23 May 2022

Diana Pinheiro to establish research group at IMP

The cell and developmental biologist Diana Pinheiro, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria in…
20 May 2022

An open-source COVID-19 test empowers African diagnostics and research

Scientists at the Vienna BioCenter have developed an open-source COVID-19 testing method that labs around the world can deploy at minimum cost.…
19 May 2022

Austrian Science Fund supports heart regeneration research for next four years

The lab of senior scientist Elly Tanaka was awarded four years’ worth of research funding to investigate heart regeneration in the axolotl. Elad…
17 May 2022

IMP Postdoc Paul Murphy joins the ESPRIT Programme

The Austrian Science Fund’s (FWF) ESPRIT Programme awards three years of funding and career support to highly qualified postdoctoral researchers in…
16 May 2022

EMBO Fellowship for IMP postdoc Franziska Lorbeer

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowships support early-career researchers for up to two years. Franziska Lorbeer, postdoctoral researcher in Alex Stark’s lab at…
12 May 2022

Harnessing artificial intelligence to predict and control gene regulation

The human genome contains hundreds of thousands of enhancer sequences that switch our genes on and off when needed. Scientists have long tried to…
10 May 2022

City of Vienna Prize presented to Meinrad Busslinger

After a pandemic-induced two-year break for award ceremonies of the City of Vienna, laureates of the 2020 and 2021 awards were honoured in a festive…
09 May 2022

IMP scientists solve first plant proteasome structure with supermarket spinach

What do you do when your preferred model organism lets you down? You innovate! Scientists at the IMP have solved the first cryo-Electron Microscopy…
05 May 2022

Austrian Academy of Sciences honours Elly Tanaka with full membership

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), a major academic institution and funding body for fundamental research in Austria, has elected senior…