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02 Oct 2019

Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award 2019

The second day of the IMP-IMBA Recess was kicked off by the presentation of the Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award to IMBA alumna Julia Batki.

17 Sep 2019

PhD Award for Harris Kaplan

The IMP alumnus who graduated from the lab of Manuel Zimmer was honoured for his doctoral research on neuronal dynamics in C. elegans worms.

16 Sep 2019

International Birnstiel Award for three outstanding young scientists

Emily Bayer of Columbia University, Mohamed El-Brolosy of the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, and Justin Silpe of Princeton...

10 Sep 2019

ERC funds to help predict drug responses

An ERC Proof of Concept Grant has been awarded to IMP Group Leader Johannes Zuber. The funds will be used towards the development of a diagnostic...

09 Sep 2019

Dan Finley to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The Max Birnstiel Lecture 'Global Remodeling of the Proteome' will be given on Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

03 Sep 2019

Incoming IMP scientist Francisco Balzarotti receives ERC Grant

Francisco Balzarotti will join the IMP as Group Leader in January 2020. He will use funds from a recently awarded ERC Starting Grant to develop a...

02 Sep 2019

10th Vienna BioCenter Summer School Symposium

The Vienna BioCenter Summer School has seen its 10th anniversary this year, and celebrated the occasion with high-flying scientific talks, posters,...

28 Aug 2019

Minister visits the IMP and Vienna BioCenter

Austria's Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research, Iris Rauskala, has visited the IMP and Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities today.

27 Aug 2019

iBiology talk on role of Cohesin and CTCF in folding DNA

In a recently filmed two-part lecture, IMP scientific director Jan-Michael Peters elaborates on how Cohesin and CTCF fold DNA in mammalian genomes....

08 Jul 2019

Two new FWF stand-alone grants to support IMP research

In its latest decision board meeting, the Austrian Science Fund FWF has granted substantial support to two IMP research projects. Both Luisa Cochella...