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28 Sep 2010

Brain cartography - the fly mating dance neurons mapped

How the bundles of neurons in the brain controls behaviour remains an ongoing mystery. Researchers from the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), in...

07 Sep 2010

VBC Summer School - Symposium and Awards

On September 3, 2010, the first VBC Summer School culminated in a scientific mini-symposium held at the IMP. The summer students presented the...

25 May 2010

IMP Symposium "Seeing more: Emerging Technologies in Microscopy"

Emerging new technologies have the power to transform the nature of biological and biomedical research. One of the most exciting technical...

10 May 2010

How the brain decides what to eat

Having a balanced diet is a vital concern to all living organisms, not only humans. Animals choose between different food sources according to their...

31 Mar 2010

Joining forces to unveil cell division

The EU-funded project MitoCheck, which started in 2004, has now been successfully rounded off. Eleven European research teams and companies,...

10 Mar 2010

Fruit Flies – A Model for Bodybuilders

IMP scientists and colleagues from the MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried, have suceeded in identifying all genes of the fruit fly Drosophila that play...

18 Dec 2009

AAAS Fellowship for Barry Dickson

IMP Director Barry Dickson has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow for his contributions to neurobiology and behavioral genetics, particularly...

16 Dec 2009

VBC Launches Summer School for Undergraduates

We are very pleased to announce that the Vienna Biocentre (VBC) is launching the VBC Summer School, a 10-week research and training opportunity for up...

14 Nov 2009

Martin Leeb and Yai Yu received the VBC PhD Award 2009

The VBC PhD Awards 2009 were awarded to Martin Leeb (Wutz Lab) for his PhD thesis "The Role of Polycomb Proteins in X Chromosome Inactivation and...

05 Nov 2009

„Android & Eve“ Bridging Biology, Medicine and Technology

The Symposium "Android and Eve" would like to address the questions of how means of engineering and nanobiotechnology have revolutionized and will...