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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.

10 Dec 2007

For the fruit fly, everything changes after sex

The females of many insect species change their behaviour right after mating: mosquitoes look for a meal of fresh blood and flies begin to lay eggs.…

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…

16 Nov 2007

Symposium "Molecules to Mind"

From November 15-16, this year's meeting, "Molecules to Mind", covered both the complexity of the mind and the molecular basis of the brain. Various…

10 Oct 2007

Thomas Jenuwein receives the Erwin Schrödinger Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Thomas Jenuwein receives the Erwin Schrödinger Prize in honour of his outstanding contributions to molecular biology. For more than ten years, his…

04 Oct 2007

Ralph Neumüller awarded Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award 2007

Ralph Neumüller from the team of Jürgen Knoblich (IMBA) is this year's winner of the Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award. The announcement came during the…

12 Sep 2007

What flies can teach humans

The 20th European Drosophila Research Conference ‘EDRC’ takes place in Vienna from September 12 to 14, 2007.

03 Aug 2007

A further step in how genes are silenced

A new publication from the GEN-AU teams of Thomas Jenuwein (IMP) and Denise Barlow (CeMM) changes our current understanding of how mouse and human…

03 Jul 2007

Nobel Laureates at the IMP

On Friday 29 June we had the pleasure of welcoming two Nobel Laureates to the IMP. Roger Kornberg who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2006…

31 May 2007

From Peas to Genome Databases

From 31 May to 2 June, 2007, leading bioinformaticians will meet in the Czech city of Brno to attend the spring conference of the Gregor Mendel…