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19 Sep 2023

Immunologists reveal how the Pax5 protein regulates B cell development and commitment

The IMP has a long history of research with Pax5, an essential transcription factor for B cell development: Deputy Scientific Director Meinrad...
18 Sep 2023

Karl Landsteiner Award for Louisa Hill

Louisa Hill, former PhD student in the lab of Meinrad Busslinger, received the Karl Landsteiner Award of the Austrian Society of Allergology and...
13 Sep 2023

Jan Löwe to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The IMP will welcome Jan Löwe, Director of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (UK), for a Max Birnstiel Lecture....
05 Sep 2023

ERC Starting Grants: historic triple triumph for the IMP

The European Research Council (ERC) has chosen three IMP group leaders to receive funding under the EU’s Horizon Programme. Moritz Gaidt, Diana...
31 Aug 2023

Vienna BioCenter Summer School 2023 ends with symposium at IMP

The 13th Vienna BioCenter Summer School concluded with the traditional symposium. The event at the IMP lecture hall gave the 22 students from 18...
16 Aug 2023

A two-faced molecule: deciphering cohesin’s dual role

Inside the microscopic cell nucleus resides our genome, a two-meter-long DNA strand meticulously organised in compact chromosomes by cohesin, a...
26 Jul 2023

Competitive BIF fellowships for two IMP PhD students

Two PhD students at the IMP were awarded prestigious fellowships by the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds: Monika Heinzl (Stark Lab) and Patty Rothe...
13 Jul 2023

On and off: scientists describe mechanism to regulate gene transcription

The development of organisms depends on the correct regulation of gene expression, including the silencing of genes that should not be active. This...
08 Jul 2023

20th Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium: 9/10 November 2023

The Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium will be held in its 20th edition this year on 9 and 10 November. Drawing students and other scientists from around...
07 Jul 2023

DOC Fellowship for Vienna BioCenter PhD student Alessandro Passera

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has awarded one of its competitive DOC fellowship to a Vienna BioCenter PhD student at the IMP: Alessandro...