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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...

14 Nov 2008

Justyna Sawa-Makarska receives VBC PhD Award

One of the VBC PhD Awards 2008 was awarded to Justyna Sawa-Makarska for her PhD thesis "Structural and functional studies on the regulation of the...

14 Aug 2008

Autophagy is essential for T-cell tolerance

Former IMP group leader Ludger Klein and his team have found out that Autophagy in thymic epithelium shapes the T-cell repertoire and is essential for...

11 Mar 2008

November 2008: Students' Symposium "Life under (Re)Construction"

This year's VBC PhD symposium "Life under (re)construction" will be held from 13 to 14 November 2008 at the IMP, Vienna. Topics will include the...

15 Feb 2008

Dance Competition "Dance Your PhD" at the IMP

Scientists from various disciplines were given the chance to interpret the title of their doctoral thesis into a form of dance on January 18, 2008....

31 Jan 2008

Molecular Glue with New Effect

Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna clarify cause of a rare developmental disorder

16 Jan 2008

EU "ERC Starting grant" goes to IMP group leader Stefan Westermann

The IMP scientist Stefan Westermann has received one of the European Research Council’s first awarded "ERC Starting grants" this year.  Westermann’s...

10 Dec 2007

For the fruit fly, everything changes after sex

IMP Researchers find molecular switch for the behavioral changes in flies.

    20 Nov 2007

    Amina Kurtovic receives VBC PhD Award

    One of the VBC PhD Awards 2007 was awarded to Amina Kurtovic for her PhD thesis "The identification and characterization of pheromone receptors in...