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20 Apr 2022

Joan Massagué to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The cancer biologist Joan Massagué, director of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, US), will give a Birnstiel Lecture on 28 April…
25 Mar 2022

Minister of Education, Science and Research visits IMP and Vienna BioCenter

Austria’s new Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research, Martin Polaschek, visited the Vienna BioCenter on 24 March 2022. Stops at the IMP,…
21 Mar 2022

John Diffley to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The biochemist John Diffley of the Francis Crick Institute (London, UK) will give a Birnstiel Lecture on 30 March 2022. The Birnstiel Lectures are the…
17 Mar 2022

ERC Consolidator Grant for Andrea Pauli to study fertilisation

Fertilisation marks the beginning of life of any sexually reproducing organism. However, the molecular machinery and biophysical mechanisms underlying…
16 Mar 2022

Support for Ukraine

The IMP has condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Due to this war, Europe is experiencing the fastest growing refugee crisis since the Second World…
14 Mar 2022

Krios G4: IMP enters next level of cryo-Electron Microscopy

With a keynote lecture by cryo-electron microscopy pioneer and Nobel laureate Richard Henderson, the IMP marked the installation of a Krios G4…
01 Mar 2022

Richard Henderson to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The cryo-electron microscopy pioneer and Nobel laureate Richard Henderson of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (Cambridge, UK) will give a…
14 Feb 2022

Moritz Gaidt to study innate immunology at IMP

Moritz Gaidt, previously a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California in Berkeley, has joined the IMP as a group leader. The Gaidt Lab…
09 Feb 2022

Anna Obenauf’s work among 10 most impactful cancer publications

Every year, the European Association for Cancer Research screens the best studies in cancer research and selects the 10 most impactful publications of…
07 Feb 2022

ERC Proof of Concept Grant for Jan-Michael Peters

Cells of several types of cancer carry a mutation in one of the subunits of cohesin, a protein complex required for chromosome segregation and for the…