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27 Sep 2018

Principles of limb regeneration in salamanders show link to mammals

Scientists have long argued over which cells enable salamanders to grow back lost limbs. By tracking lineages and characterising individual cells,...

20 Sep 2018

Breaking the ground for more biologists

Construction works started on the new biology building of the University of Vienna in St. Marx. By the fall of 2021, the center will house major parts...

19 Sep 2018

New feature on IMP website: explore the institute through virtual tour

A new feature on the IMP website allows users to explore the institute through panoramic images in a virtual tour.

18 Sep 2018

VBC PhD Programme: apply by 15 November 2018!

The winter call 2018 of the VBC PhD Programme is live: if you want to pursue a PhD in one of the World's most vibrant molecular biology hubs, issue...

17 Sep 2018

Cosmas Arnold and Matthias Muhar receive OeGMBT Life Science Research Award

The OeGMBT Life Science Research Awards are given to outstanding research in two standing categories, basic and applied. This year, both of these...

11 Sep 2018

Ron Vale to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Ron Vale's talk ‘RNA phase separation and neurogenerative disease’ will be given in the IMP Lecture Hall on 12 September 2018.

10 Sep 2018

First interactive model of human cell division

Mitosis – how one cell divides and becomes two – is one of the fundamental processes of life. The MitoSys Consortium – whose aim it is to understand...

08 Sep 2018

IMP joins Austrian Science Fund in celebrating its 50th anniversary

The IMP and its main sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim are joining the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in celebrating its 50th anniversary at the "BeOpen"...

06 Sep 2018

'Bouncer', the gate-keeper of the egg, controls sperm entry

Fertilisation is a pivotal process underlying all sexual reproduction, yet its molecular mechanisms are poorly understood. Scientists at the Research...

21 Aug 2018

Walther Flemming Award 2018 for Clemens Plaschka

IMP Group Leader Clemens Plaschka is one of two young scientists to receive the Walther Flemming Award 2018 by the German Society for Cell Biology...