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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 Vienna BioCenter PhD Awards 2009 were awarded to Martin Leeb (Wutz Lab) and to Jai Yu (Dickson Lab).

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…

07 Oct 2009

Alexander Stark wins ERC Starting Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Independent Researcher Grant to IMP Group Leader Alex Stark. The German biochemist and…

29 Sep 2009

Eva Kiermaier receives Rabitsch Award 2009

The "Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award" is bestowed annually upon the most promising PhD student at the IMP or IMBA. The award was set up four years ago by…

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.

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.

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…