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12 May 2005

IMP Spring Conference

The 13th IMP Spring Conference, which will take place from 19 to 21 May in the Vienna Hofburg, will be held together with the partner institute IMBA.

15 Feb 2005

Barry Dickson appointed new Director of the IMP

The Australian neurobiologist Barry Dickson is to head the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna. He will succeed the British…

20 Jan 2005

IMP joins Christian Doppler Laboratory

The Christian Doppler Research Association has approved the establishment of a new ‘Christian Doppler Laboratory for Proteome Analysis’. The new lab…

09 Dec 2004

Immunological Puzzle Resolved

IMP scientists have been able to elucidate a previously unknown mechanism that plays a central role in the development of the immune system.

18 Nov 2004

Science Award for Karl Mechtler

Karl Mechtler, biochemist at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, has been awarded the Science Prize of the Federal State of Lower Austria…

23 Sep 2004

Ring-Shaped Molecule ensures Genetic Stability

Researchers in the lab of Kim Nasmyth have identified a possible reason for the increase in spontaneous abortions in older women. A multisubunit…

02 Sep 2004

IMP-Researcher to coordinate EU-Network of Excellence

25 leading European researchers are part of the consortium that forms the European Network of Excellence ‘The Epigenome’.

01 Sep 2004

A Super-Computer for the IMP

Five years ago, the IMP installed a bioinformatics research group led by Frank Eisenhaber. Now, new hardware has been installed that pushes the…

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…