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30 May 2023

Postdoc Julia Leodolter joins the ESPRIT Programme

Julia Leodolter, postdoc in the lab of Tim Clausen, will take part in the Austrian Science Fund’s (FWF) ESPRIT Programme. The programme supports…
11 May 2023

Job title change: Senior Scientists now Senior Group Leaders

The IMP has made a change to the job titles of faculty: group leaders with a rolling tenure, previously called “Senior Scientists” are now called…
09 May 2023

Matthias Hinterndorfer receives Denise P. Barlow Award

Matthias Hinterndorfer, an IMP alumnus from the lab of Johannes Zuber, received the 2022 Denise P. Barlow Award for his outstanding doctoral thesis.…
03 May 2023

Elly Tanaka elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

IMP Senior Scientist Elly Tanaka was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The National Academy of Sciences announced the news today,…
02 May 2023

Fighting tuberculosis with bacterial self-sabotage

With 1.6 million casualties in 2021, tuberculosis remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease arising from a single agent. Resistant strains of…
27 Apr 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds to support protein degradation research

Lillie Bell joined the IMP in 2022 through the Vienna BioCenter PhD Program. In the lab of Tim Clausen, she is investigating the regulation of a giant…
26 Apr 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds to support T cell research

Elisa Marchiori joined the lab of Joris van der Veeken in 2022. For her PhD, she is investigating the many functions of a protein that affects the…
24 Apr 2023

Andre Nussenzweig to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The IMP will welcome the genome biologist Andre Nussenzweig of the NIH National Cancer Institute (USA) for a Max Birnstiel Lecture.
21 Apr 2023

Two different DNA folding principles generate antibody diversity

To defend our bodies against infections, we build a seemingly infinite variety of antibodies. Understanding how this can be achieved on a molecular…
19 Apr 2023

Architects of the genome

Fitting two metres of DNA into a microscopic cell nucleus: that is the challenge that cohesin takes on, folding long chromosomes into many loops.…