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08 Jul 2009

IMP will host one of the new “Laura Bassi Centres of Expertise”

With a program to facilitate structural studies of specific protein targets (COSS - Center for Optimised Structural Studies) the IMP, together with...

02 Jul 2009

IMP boosts Austria’s citation ranking

At the end of June 2009, ScienceWatch.com published a country ranking in Molecular Biology & Genetics, based on citations per paper. The list is...

29 Jun 2009

3rd place for IMPerfectos in the Dragonboat Cup

On Saturday, June 27th the IMP racing team IMPerfectos reached the 3rd place out of 55 teams in the dragon boot cup 2009 at "Alte Donau", Vienna. The...

04 Jun 2009

McsB – a new kid on the block

IMP senior scientist Tim Clausen and his student Jakob Fuhrmann identified a bacterial enzyme which phorphorylates arginine residues. This finding...

04 May 2009

Meinrad Busslinger elected Austrian Academy of Sciences member

In its annual election meeting on April 24, the Austrian Academy of Sciences has accepted 27 scientists from Austria and abroad as new members or...

30 Apr 2009

Vienna offers the best quality of living, according to Mercer

On April 28, the human resources consulting firm Mercer released the results of its 2009 Quality of Living Survey. In this year’s raking, covering 215...

15 Apr 2009

Quantitative Proteomics Seminar

This workshop focuses on quantitative techniques in mass spectrometry-based proteomics, broadly defined. While recent years have seen an ever growing...

12 Mar 2009

Spindle checkpoint controls chromosome segregation in mitosis

Jan Peters and Franz Herzog, together with Holger Stark in Göttingen, have discovered an important mechanism that ensures correct chromosome...

11 Mar 2009

Next Generation Fly Library

The Vienna Drosophila RNAi Center is a unique tool for Drosophila geneticists around the globe. More than 146 000 strains of transgenic flies have...

30 Jan 2009

Tim Clausen appointed Senior Scientist

The IMP has promoted Group Leader Tim Clausen to a Senior Scientist position. This move has been strongly endorsed by the IMP's Scientific Advisory...