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24 Mar 2004

Career jump for Professor Kim Nasmyth

Prof. Kim Nasmyth, Director of the IMP Vienna, Boehringer Ingelheim’s Basic Research Institute, to take up prestigious Oxford Chair.

08 Jan 2004

A Double Role for Tumour Genes

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft-tissue tumour in children. It originates in muscle cells and is often located at the head or neck. A team of...

19 Sep 2003

Jürgen Knoblich receives ELSO Early Career Award

The ELSO (European Life Scientist Organization) honours Knoblich for his pioneering work in the field of developmental biology.

15 May 2003

Tim Clausen receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award

On May 15, biochemist Tim Clausen (34) will receive the prestigious Heinz Maier-Leinbitz Award from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

13 May 2003

Brupbacher Prize for Erwin Wagner

IMP Senior Scientist and Deputy Director Erwin F. Wagner receives a Swiss award for outstanding basic oncological research.

27 Mar 2003

Kim Nasmyth to receive Boveri Award

IMP Director Kim Nasmyth will be honored with the Boveri Award for Molecular Cancer Genetics by the University of Würzburg.

05 Jul 2002

There is a way back, at least for B-cells

IMP-scientists were able to transform specialised blood cells back into progenitor cells with stem cell-like qualities.

22 May 2002

IMP Spring Conference on Epigenetics

The 12th International Spring Conference at the Hofburg Vienna will be held under the motto "Epigenetic Programming of the Genome".

19 Oct 2001

Receptor-dependent protein activation – without a receptor

Work by Jürgen Knoblich provides strong evidence for G-Protein activation solely by an intracellular protein, with no receptor involved.

25 Sep 2001

Irene Waizenegger receives ÖGGGT Research Prize

Irene Waizenegger, a PhD student in the Peters lab, is awarded for her work in the field of cell division.