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23 Jul 2004

Communicative Twins

Researchers in Vienna and Innsbruck were able to identify the three-dimensional structure of a protein-complex that plays a central role in signal...

13 Jul 2004

Checking Mitosis on a European Scale

The European Commission has launched "MitoCheck", a multinational research project on cell cycle regulation. The IMP (Research Institute of Molecular...

24 Mar 2004

Career jump for Professor Kim Nasmyth

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.

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 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. This not only proves the...

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".